Erin Prangley

Erin Prangley

Erin Prangley is the former associate director of Government Relations at AAUW. She has also worked for senior members of Congress and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She practiced law for several years, concentrating on immigration, employment law, business consulting, and veterans benefits. Erin is a contributing author to the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) report Title IX at 40: Working to Ensure Gender Equity in Education (2012). She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law.

Work by Erin Prangley

An Inaugural Address to Remember

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still. Just as it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 23, 2013

President Obama Endorses Anti-bullying Legislation

Sometimes, we in the AAUW Public Policy Department are asked by members, “Does the work we do really make a difference?” When I answer with an unequivocal yes, I point […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 26, 2012

Troubling School Trends along Race, Gender Lines

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights made headlines earlier this month when it released new data showing that black and Hispanic students across America face harsher discipline, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 22, 2012

Seeing Red over Girls’ Exclusion from “Red Tails” Field Trip

My daughter, who is almost 6, recently told me a story about how her teacher addressed a situation where a classmate with a physical disability was excluded from an activity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   February 10, 2012

“Tweet Up” with the Secretary of Education on Friday

To kick off 2012 and recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year, AAUW is proud to host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for our “tweet-up” (a meet-up on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   12 Comments   |   January 04, 2012
Tamara Brown describes Tech Savvy, the program she founded to introduce middle school girls to the world of science and engineering.

Tamara Brown Named White House Champion of Change

AAUW member and former president of the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch, Tamara Brown, was honored by the White house as one of 12 community heroes, including as leaders in engaging women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

Sexual Harassment Is an Issue for Boys, Too

Sexual harassment disproportionately affects girls. The AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School empowers girls to understand that there are institutional biases against them because they are girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

How the Federal Judges Emergency Affects Women

“Women bring a different life experience to the table. All of our differences make the judicial conferences better. That I’m a woman is part of it.” —   U.S. Supreme Court […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 21, 2011

Know the Score!

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, a staunch advocate for transparency in government, once said, “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 07, 2011

This Won’t Hurt a Bit — No Co-Pay for Immunizations!

Did you know it will “hurt” less this year when you take your child in for their school immunizations? Don’t get me wrong — you will still have to comfort […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 18, 2011