Do Governors Know How to Pronounce “Woman”? 13March

Women's March on Washington, January 2017. Woman with "Girl Power" written on her face. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 13, 2017

Every year at the beginning of their state’s respective legislative session governors deliver a State of the State address. This year the majority of governors’ agendas failed to cover AAUW priorities. Most didn’t even use the word “women.” Read more »

NGOs Build a Strong Future for Women in Morocco and Tunisia 10March

League of Tunisian Women Voters
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 10, 2017

In Tunisia and Morocco it is apparent that they are raising their voices with us to demand women’s human and civil rights. Read more »

Six Women to Inspire You on International Women’s Day 06March

2003–04 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Joyce Kim
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 06, 2017

On International Women’s Day we think about AAUW fellowship recipients who represent a diversity of professions and who act on the belief that women’s equality benefits society as a whole. Read more »

5 Ways to #StandUptoSexism 10February

I stand up to sexism because Masculinity is so fragile
Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 10, 2017

Most people agree that gender discrimination is unacceptable. Yet it still persists and assumes many forms, from the seemingly harmless workplace comments to the denial of equal pay for equal work. Here are a few ways you can #StandUptoSexism. Read more »

These Are the Feminist Messages We Need Now More Than Ever 08February

"Freethinker. Fighter. Feminist." Instagram shareable
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2017

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to spread your feminist spirit and love for AAUW? Then look no further! We’ve created a set of empowering messages that […] Read more »

The Political Road Ahead 07February

Image of the U.S. Capitol with a flag blowing int he wind in the foreground.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 07, 2017

The 2016 election was one for the record books, and if you are wondering what women’s advocacy will look like during the Trump administration, consider this your plan of action. Read more »

How to Build a Strong Mentor/Mentee Relationship 03February

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 03, 2017

Mentorship can make a significant difference in one’s career, particularly for women in underrepresented fields. Read more »

Play Presidential BINGO! What Will President Trump say about Women and Families in His First Congressional Address? 02February

The Presidential Seal on the podium at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, N.H., before the start of a town hall meeting on health care reform on Aug. 11, 2009.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 02, 2017

Unlike past presidents, President Donald J. Trump has no policy track record we can use as a road map for how he will govern. This makes his upcoming first formal congressional address that much more important. Read more »

Glimpses from the 2017 Women’s March 24January

AAUW Board Chair Patricia Fae Ho (far left) led hundreds of AAUW members in AAUW’s very own delegation. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2017

  In addition to sharing chants and signs, members raised their voices through local and national media outlets to get out the message that AAUW stands up for equality and […] Read more »

AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellows: Scholars and Women of Action 16January

Coretta Scott King stands at a podium and delivers a speech.

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we celebrate the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King by remembering the achievements of a few AAUW Coretta Scott King Fund awardees. Read more »