Beth Scott

Beth Scott

Beth Scott, former AAUW regulatory affairs manager, coordinated AAUW's executive branch government relations, and worked with federal agencies and coalition partners to advance AAUW’s priority issues. She was instrumental in writing several AAUW reports and publications. Before coming to AAUW, she worked as a government relations specialist at the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association and was a development associate at Marquette University. She has a master’s degree in international relations from Marquette University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Austin College.

Work by Beth Scott

Budget 101: Fiscal Cliff Detour Creates Future Obstacles

In this installment of our ongoing Budget 101 blog series, we’re exploring what was in the “fiscal cliff” package passed by Congress over the New Year’s holiday. Late last night, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 02, 2013

Budget 101: “Fiscal Cliff” Cuts Will Sting for Women and Girls

Welcome back to the Budget 101 blog series, where we explore the federal budget and how it affects Americans’ lives. In this installment, we’ll look into the possible cuts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2012

Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff

AAUW advocates for commonsense budget policies that 1) focus on job creation, 2) be balanced in its approach to spending cuts, and 3) include additional revenues. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   December 05, 2012

Women and the 2012 Election

Never mind 1992 — 2012 is the “Year of the Woman.” Women turned out to vote in droves. We made up 53 percent of the electorate nationwide, and in many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 07, 2012

What Do You Want to See on #DayOne?

The political ads have gone off the air, and the campaign signs are on their way to the recycling bin. After a long campaign, we’ve all voted, and we know […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   November 07, 2012

AAUW Voter Guides: A Trusted Messenger

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 01, 2012

Budget 101: Sequestration and the Path Forward

One year after the debt ceiling crisis, Congress and the president again face a series of tough decisions regarding federal spending and deficit reduction. With so much at stake in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 10, 2012

Celebrating VAWA and Working to Protect All Americans

“Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence against Women Act was signed into law. It was founded on the basic premise that every woman deserves to be safe from violence, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

AAUW Signs On to Affirmative Action Supreme Court Case

One of AAUW’s key issues is increased access to higher education, and in accordance with our member-adopted Public Policy Priorities, we support affirmative action programs that establish equal opportunity for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 27, 2012

Akin Shows That Sex Ed Should Be Based on Biology, Not History

“If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” — Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), August 19, 2012 “I would hope that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 21, 2012