Renee Davidson

Renee Davidson

Renee is the former Digital Communications Manager for AAUW. She developed and executed AAUW’s social media strategies and helped manage AAUW’s award-winning blog. Renee was nominated for the Women’s Media Center’s Social Media Award for her successes in leading online advocacy campaigns around gender equity and sexual violence prevention. Her writing has been published by Mic, Salon, Ms., Bitch, and more. She’s been interviewed on gender equity issues and online activism by the Washington Post, NPR, FOX 5, CQ Roll Call, and National Journal, among others. She’s passionate about feminism, owl motifs, and veggie cheesesteaks.
 

Work by Renee Davidson

AAUW Delegation at the Women's March on Washington

5 Ways You Can Take Action for Gender Equity

It has been a watershed year for women and gender equity. Through programming, research, and advocacy, we pushed for equal educational opportunities, equal pay for equal work, and workplaces free of discrimination. Read more »

Feminist holiday songs shareable: Deck the halls with equal paychecks fa la la la la la la la la!

Your Favorite Holiday Songs: The Feminist Remix

It’s been a busy year. With your support in 2017 we helped pass equal pay legislation in many states, expanded our salary negotiation workshops, pushed against attempts to weaken Title IX, and tirelessly fought for legislative action to ensure equity for women and girls. Read more »

Four African American attendees at the 2017 National Conference for College Women Student leaders smile and leap in front of an AAUW bug banner.

Take Two Minutes to Double Your Impact and Celebrate AAUW’s Birthday

This year, #GivingTuesday is special. It falls on AAUW’s anniversary — Tuesday, November 28 — when we will celebrate 136 years of helping to level the playing field for women and girls. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   November 09, 2017

How To Create a Facebook Fundraiser

Celebrating a milestone or event? Whatever the cause, Facebook fundraisers are a fun and easy way to raise funds to move AAUW’s mission forward. Read more »

Resource   |   November 07, 2017

Gear Up for Equal Pay Day with These Weekly Actions

Equal Pay Day is the perfect opportunity to organize action to close the gender pay gap. Each week until April 4 we’ll share a new action for observing Equal Pay Day and provide more tips and tools for how you can help ensure that women are paid fairly. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 28, 2017
Enter AAUW's feminist halloween costume contest October/November 2016

Enter AAUW’s Feminist Halloween Contest

Not even on Halloween, a day that’s largely about escapism, can we fully break free from stereotypes and bias, from the pressure to dress “sexy,” from the onslaught of culturally appropriative or insensitive costumes. That’s why this year, we’re cheering on empowering costumes. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 26, 2016

Sample Social Media for AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshops

Don’t forget to tag and interact with the AAUW Start Smart and AAUW Work Smart Facebook page. AAUW national is also on Facebook and Twitter at @AAUW.   Sample Facebook […] Read more »

Resource   |   September 02, 2016
Women in Media

Leadership Lessons from Equity’s Women of Wall Street

In 2015, only 5 percent of the companies in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index had female CEOs. We see this inequity reflected on the big screen also. Trading Places, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 12, 2016

Social Media 201: Leveraging Social Media to Increase Your Visibility

Use this guide to take the next steps with social media. If you’re creative and persistent, social media can help you raise your branch’s visibility, recruit new members and donors, and influence important community stakeholders. Read more »

Resource   |   May 09, 2016

Social Media 101: Getting Started with Facebook and Twitter

This guide is meant as Social Media 101; it explains the basics, makes a case for why your AAUW branch should use social media, and then discusses how to get started. Read more »

Resource   |   May 04, 2016