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Branch Diversity and Inclusion Chair Position Description

The branch diversity and inclusion chair (BDIC) develops, implements, and monitors programs and activities that promote diversity and inclusion at the AAUW branch level. Read more »

Resource   |   May 10, 2017
Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans research report cover

Women’s Student Debt Crisis in the United States

Student loan debt is now a $1.3-trillion problem burdening 44 million borrowers. Experts are talking about the effects of student debt on the economy, but they aren’t talking about its disproportionate effects on women. Read more »

Research   |   Education & Training   |   April 12, 2017
AAUW CEO Kimberly Churches

Introducing AAUW’s New CEO, Kimberly Churches

AAUW is excited to announce that Kimberly Churches will be our chief executive officer starting June 1, 2017. She has extensive experience working collaboratively on education as well as capacity building among grassroots groups and nonprofits. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   April 06, 2017
AAUW Work Smart

Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

On April 4, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017

Local Affiliate Finance Officer Position Description

The local affiliate finance officer (applies to branches, chapters, YWTF, CWLEA, etc.) oversees the fiscal operations of the affiliate. Read more »

Resource   |   March 29, 2017

Branch STEM Chair Position Description

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) chair serves on an AAUW branch board. The purpose of the role is to champion women’s representation in STEM by encouraging women and girls to pursue these educational and career fields. Read more »

Resource   |   March 22, 2017
Video screenshot of AAUW Board Chair Julia Brown and CEO Kimberly Churches discussing the increase to AAUW membership dues in 2018.

Membership Dues Update

The AAUW Board of Directors voted in June 2017 to enact the first dues change in almost a decade. Effective March 16, 2018, national dues will increase from $49 to $59. Read more »

Resource   |   February 23, 2017
Illustration of a woman surrounded by speech bubbles showing gender-biased comments

AAUW’s #StandUptoSexism Discussion Guide

“You play like a girl.”   “You should smile more.”   “Women aren’t natural leaders.” Women hear countless sexist comments over our lifetimes, and most of the time we shrug […] Read more »

Resource   |   February 17, 2017