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 and Washington, D.C., Mayor Collaborate to Close the Gender Pay Gap

AAUW is working hard on many fronts to close the gender pay gap. A key effort is empowering women to know their professional worth and encouraging them to learn how to negotiate for a fair salary. We’re proud to announce our collaboration with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives, and the Younger Women’s Task Force Washington (DC) Chapter to bring our salary negotiation program, AAUW Work Smart, to the nation’s capital. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 12, 2016

We’re Ringing the Bell for Gender Equity

By ringing the New York Stock Exchange opening bell, AAUW is becoming part of a longstanding tradition considered to be a high honor and mark of achievement. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 30, 2016
Presidents Carter, Clinton, Obama, and George W. Bush, laughing.

Why We Need to Stop Equating Leadership with Masculinity

What’s really going on when we assume that people in powerful positions are men? Why does this happen, and what does it mean about how we perceive women leaders? AAUW’s new research report finds that the reasons why we equate men and masculinity with leadership has little do with facts and a lot to do with stereotypes and assumptions. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 18, 2016
I love equity feminist valentine

These Are the Feminist Valentines You Were Looking For

Our feminist valentines are just what your activist heart desires. Help spread the love! Be sure to share your favorites on Facebook or Twitter.
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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 09, 2016
Woman in gold dress waving at crowd of people on the Emmy red carpet.

5 Ways You Can Help Fix Hollywood’s Diversity Problem

For the second year in a row, no people of color were nominated in any major acting category for the Oscars. Now, activists are pointing out that Hollywood’s issues with race go beyond just who gets nominated for awards. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 05, 2016

The High Cost of Hollywood’s Gender Bias

Without more women writers, producers, directors, and cinematographers, not even half of the stories of our cultures and societies are now being told. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 04, 2016

AAUW’s Guide to Adding RSS Feeds to Facebook

Hootsuite is a social media management tool that allows you to stream RSS feeds from AAUW national directly to your Facebook pages. This way you can automatically post ready-made content directly to your Facebook without having to worry about crafting the posts yourself. Read more »

Resource   |   December 28, 2015
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Humans Will Probably Walk on Mars Before Women Get Equal Pay

Here are just some of the things we might have before women achieve equal pay: flying cars, long walks on Mars, teleportation, hoverboards, household robots. Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   November 23, 2015

Fight’s Not Over! The Vote Was Just the Beginning

You know what they say about well-behaved women. Here at AAUW, we help make history by empowering women and girls. Women might have won the right to vote, but the fight for gender equality is far from over. For more than 130 years, we’ve helped improve the lives of millions of women and their families across a wide range of issues. Read more »

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12 Stats on Gender Equity That Are Scarier than Halloween

Forget ghouls, goblins, and graveyards — these 11 statistics on women’s equality reflect a reality far scarier than whatever comes out to haunt on Halloween. Read more »