Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Catherine Hill is former vice president for research at AAUW and is an author of many publications, including Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, Solving the Equation: Women in Engineering and Computing, and Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Catherine’s work has been cited in many media outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, and Time magazine. Previously, Catherine was a study director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and an assistant professor at the University of Virginia. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Cornell University and a doctorate in policy development from Rutgers University.
 

Work by Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Workshop: Bullying and Cyber-bullying: A Community Concern

This workshop provided an opportunity to learn about how AAUW branches can develop programs on bullying, cyberbullying and sexual harassment. Read more »

Resource   |   July 01, 2013
A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

PowerPoint Presentation: Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s latest research report Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

Resource   |   May 20, 2013
Report cover of Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Why AAUW Cares about Community Colleges — and You Should, Too

As graduates across the country receive their diplomas this May, AAUW is drawing attention to an important but often underappreciated part of our national higher education system: community colleges. On […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   May 08, 2013
A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

Women in Community Colleges Executive Summary

Currently, more than 4 million women attend the nation’s two-year public colleges to pursue higher education and prepare for the workforce. This executive summary of the Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success report briefly discusses policies and practices to help women succeed in community colleges. Read more »

Resource   |   April 30, 2013
A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

More women than ever before — upwards of 4 million — are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. Women at community colleges represent all ages, races, and ethnicities; include more than a million mothers; and have a range of goals. Unfortunately, many women drop out before they can earn a certificate or degree or transfer to a four-year school. Read more »

Research   |   Education & Training   |   April 30, 2013
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Three Reasons the Wage Gap Hurts Women in STEM

An AAUW analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data shows that in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs — as in most other fields — women continue to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   14 Comments   |   April 05, 2013
AAUW Salary Calculator: What is your college major worth?

What’s Your College Major Worth?

Your college major and your occupation make a big difference in how much you are paid. Just in time for Equal Pay Day, we are launching the AAUW Salary Calculator. […] Read more »

Graduating to a Pay Gap Executive Summary and Recommendations

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation Executive Summary and Recommendations is an abbreviated version of the full report, released in October, 2012. Read more »

Resource   |   October 24, 2012

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Download the Graduating to a Pay Gap research report. Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Resource   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012

Powerpoint Presentation: Graduating to a Pay Gap

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s 2012 report Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

Resource   |   October 24, 2012