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Justice Anthony Kennedy official SCOTUS portrait

AAUW Statement on Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

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It is crucial that Justice Kennedy’s successor be a fair-minded and independent jurist who understands that his or her decisions have a very real impact on the daily lives and decisions of women and their families. Read more »

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Career and Workplace i

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Never Too Late: Nell Painter on Starting a New Career in Her Sixties

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After retiring from Princeton University following a celebrated teaching and scholarship career in history, AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellow Nell Irvin Painter did something no one saw coming: she began a second career as an artist. Read more »

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AAUW Delegation at the Women's March on Washington

5 Ways You Can Take Action for Gender Equity

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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 »

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A Lifelong Connection to AAUW

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Bani Singh Mahadeva, a 1954–55 AAUW International Fellow, began her relationship with AAUW in 1954. Today, 64 years later, Mahadeva is a Champion and a Legacy Circle member. Read more »

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Broken Ladders: Barriers to Women’s Representation in Nonprofit Leadership

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Women are underrepresented in leadership positions across all sectors of the economy and American society. We take a closer look at the broken ladders to advancement that women face even in sectors where they make up the majority of workers: at nonprofit organizations, in postsecondary education, and at philanthropic foundations. Read more »

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