Mary Hickey

Mary Hickey

Senior Director of Communications


Work by Mary Hickey

How the Wage Gap Hurts Women in Retirement

The gender pay gap, which begins as soon women enter the workforce and grows throughout their working life, continues to disadvantage women during their retirement years, according to a new […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   November 04, 2019
A woman leans over a voting booth.

5 Issues We’re Watching in 2020

As a non-partisan organization, AAUW doesn’t endorse specific candidates. But that doesn’t mean we’re not advocates for the policies that matter most to us. Read more »

Blog   |   October 29, 2019

AAUW Reacts to EEOC Announcement on Pay Data Collection

The EEOC plans to stop collecting data that could help shed light on pay discrimination. Read more »

Article   |   September 11, 2019

AAUW Reacts to Stagnant Gender Pay Gap Numbers

We can’t be willing to wait 75 years for pay equity – we need to push for the changes to reach it now. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   September 10, 2019

4 Hurdles to Successful Salary Negotiation — and How to Tackle Them

  Hurdle: Determining What You’re Worth Tackle it: This may be the easiest of all because, thanks to the almighty Internet, there’s plenty of information at your fingertips. Start your […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 06, 2019

AAUW Teams Up With New York City To Train women to “Ask for More”

The American Association of University Women has joined forces with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to train 10,000 New York City women with the skills to negotiate salary […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   August 05, 2019

AAUW Awards $4 Million in Fellowships and Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has awarded more than $4 million in fellowships and grants to 259 recipients for the 2019–20 academic year. The goal of the funding is to advance educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   July 08, 2019

Women Hardest Hit By Student Loan Crisis

tudent loan debt is at an all-time high, and American women — most notably women of color — are bearing the brunt of it, according to a new analysis from the American Association of University Women.  Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   May 15, 2019

On Equal Pay Day, New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Believe Pay Gap Is Due to Bias

Contact: Mary C. Hickey 202.785.7748   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WASHINGTON — The majority of Americans — almost 60 percent — think the gender pay gap is due to biases […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 29, 2019

New AAUW Poll Shows Big Majorities of Americans Fault Structural Biases for the Pay Gap

National polling consistently demonstrates that Americans view the gender pay gap as a problem. Now, a new American Association of University Women (AAUW) survey[1] shows Americans have a clear understanding […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   March 28, 2019