Claudia Richards

Claudia Richards

Deputy Director, Member Experience

Claudia is a Jane-of-all-trades at AAUW, having worked in the development office for 13 years, in branch meetings for two years, and in advancement and partnerships, where she currently resides. Claudia has visited 31 of the 48 contiguous states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Work by Claudia Richards

Branch Locator

AAUW affiliates are groups of local member volunteers working together from their communities for the greater good of women and girls. Read more »

Resource   |   February 20, 2013

Advocating for Women and Girls

Empowering women as individuals and as a community is what we are all about. As a national grassroots organization, we have made a lasting positive impact through our Legal Advocacy […] Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 14, 2013

Research Panel Webcast: Graduating to a Pay Gap

On November 15, 2012, AAUW launched Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation with a presentation of the findings followed by commentary from a panel of experts. Read more »

Resource   |   February 06, 2013

Women’s Equality Day through a Brown Lens

Women’s Equality Day commemorates passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which grants all women the right to vote. Growing up in the D.C. metro area, I wasn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2011

Can a 23 Year-Old-Change the World?

I help AAUW’s volunteer leaders grow their membership in their local communities. Sharing trend information about potential members is critical to the success of their recruitment and retention efforts. I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 29, 2011

She’s Geeky, and So Am I

Last Friday, several colleagues and I participated in the She’s Geeky D.C. “unConference.” What is an unConference, you ask? It allows the attendees to determine the agenda and the presenters […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   8 Comments   |   November 17, 2009

AAUW National Convention Opening Ceremony

AAUW’s 2009 National Convention opening session started out on a high note with a video welcome message from White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett extended a special greeting from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 28, 2009

Memorial Day: More than Picnics and Parades

Memorial Day signals the arrival of summer. Swimming pools open, you can officially wear white (is my age showing?), gas prices rise, and the weekend barbeques begin. In school we […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   May 22, 2009

Teacher Appreciation Day

As I was driving to work, I noticed a large banner in front of the National Education Association that said May 5 is Teacher Appreciation day. I am not familiar […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   May 05, 2009

Twitter: More than “What Are You Doing?”

As a person relatively new to Twitter, I have spent time watching several conversations in the past, but last night I felt compelled to participate. Fem 2.0 hosted a Tweetchat […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 20, 2009