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Michigan Governer Gretchen Whitman (Brunette on dark red dress) with her hands raised in celebration behind a podium.

AAUW Finds Governors’ Annual Speeches Celebrate Women but Still Fail to Adequately Acknowledge Disparities

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  What’s more, governors paid tribute to the success of women in the the 2018 elections: Six governors celebrated significant “firsts” in their state, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) who […] Read more »

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Hand-painted T-shirts hang on a clothesline. One says, “When can I feel safe?”

AAUW Reacts to Reports of Proposed Title IX Rules

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The U.S. Department of Education may soon propose new rules rolling back Title IX protections for victims of sexual harassment and assault in schools. Read more »

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6 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Land a Job

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Whether you’re targeting a job search in academia, a non-profit organization or a company, having a strong presence on LinkedIn can help you find that next, best opportunity. The powerful professional platform represents 30 million companies, 20 million jobs, 90,000 schools and a whopping 610 million users. Read more »

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How to Make the Most of Summer

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People often assume that university faculty and graduate students take summers off, but those in academia know better. Sami Schalk, Ph.D., 2013-14 AAUW American Fellow, offers tips for making the most of the not-so-lazy days of summer. Read more »

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American Flag over US Capitol

Spotlight on Women in Elected Office

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The year has barely begun, and women are already shattering records and making history. When the new Congress convened in January, nearly a quarter of its voting membership was comprised of women — the highest percentage ever. Read more »

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