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 »

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling   12January

The University of Kansas' Campus Action Project team will empower women in STEM through professional development workshops.
Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2017

To combat the gender leadership gap, AAUW has awarded 11 college and university teams Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to put AAUW’s Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership research into action. Read more »

New Data on Human Trafficking Paints a Disturbing Picture 11January

Cover art for the 2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons painted and donated by Yasser Rezahi.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 11, 2017

Despite the inclusion of antitrafficking and antiviolence sustainable development goals, the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons show that the unprecedented and massive movement of refugees and migrants has intensified since 2014, and that this shift involves numbers of vulnerable women, men, and children who can be easily exploited by smugglers and traffickers. Read more »

AAUW’s Tips for Inauguration Weekend 04January

The sun rises over U.S. Capitol before the public swearing in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C, Jan. 21, 2013.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 04, 2017

The weekend of January 20 will be a busy one. Find everything you need to know about participating in Inauguration weekend in Washington, D.C., from the comfort of your own home, or online. Read more »

5 Ways to Crush the Patriarchy on Campus in 2017 03January

University of Pittsburgh Student Organization Involvement Fair. Tabling AAUW collateral and registering new members.
Blog   |   Campus   |   January 03, 2017

While we wait for the new administration to take shape and examine how it will act on AAUW’s policy priorities, student voices are needed now more than ever in our fight for women’s equality. Read more »

Look What AAUW Action Network Accomplished in 2016! 22December

In 2016, 900 get-out-the-vote events were organized by AAUW members in 46 states.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 22, 2016

This year was action-packed for AAUW’s advocacy efforts. Our reach spanned from the White House to Congress to statehouses across the country. But the hard work isn’t over yet! Read more »

The Future of Women’s Empowerment in Morocco 20December

Souad Kadi
Blog   |   Community   |   December 20, 2016

“I look forward to using what I have learned during my fellowship in the United States and my time at AAUW to … continue the work of bridging the gender gap for young Moroccan girls and women.” — Souad Kadi Read more »

A Century of Women’s Rights Work through the Eyes of a Centenarian 19December

Martha Ann Miller joined an AAUW branch in Virginia in 1944
Blog   |   Community   |   December 19, 2016

105-year-old AAUW member Martha Ann Miller saw a woman on the presidential ballot 96 years after she saw women gain the right to vote as a little girl. Read more »