This Mother's Day, mothers deserve equal pay shareable #momsequalpay

Moms Deserve More than 71 Cents to the Dollar! Join the #MomsEqualPay Day Twitter Storm

Think we were done when we celebrated Equal Pay Day back in April? We wish! It takes almost five months of extra work for the median pay of mothers to catch up to the pay that working fathers. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   May 23, 2017
AAUW Work Smart

Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

On April 4, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017
Boise members raised the bar for march signage with their very own Statue of Liberty. Courtesy of the AAUW Boise (ID) Branch.

Make Your Advocacy Better, Faster, Stronger, and Burnout-Proof

  Just over two months ago, thousands of AAUW members joined rallies across the country (some far chillier than others!) to make their voices heard to lawmakers at every level […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 31, 2017
AAUW Work Smart

AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Trainings Now Available Across the U.S.

The AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program that helps women hammer away at the gender wage gap will have greater reach this Equal Pay Day, due in large part to frustration with the status quo. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   March 30, 2017
"Celebrate" Equal Pay Day with AAUW on Twitter

“Celebrate” Equal Pay Day with AAUW on Twitter!

Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Location: On Twitter! Follow @AAUW and @AAUWPolicy. Cost: Free Event Description It’s that time of year again — soon women will come together to “celebrate” Equal Pay Day. The typical woman […] Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   April 4, 2017
Tired of sexism? AAUW collaborated with Loose Films to create a video that depicts young women who have internalized the sexism they face on a daily basis.

Tune In for Our Panel on How to #StandUptoSexism

AAUW’s #StandUptoSexism campaign sparked lively conversation on social media, in the news, and in communities. AAUW and NYU Washington, DC, convened a series of panel conversations to keep this important dialogue going both online and off. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   April 14, 2017
Women's March on Washington, January 2017. Woman with "Girl Power" written on her face. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW.

Do Governors Know How to Pronounce “Woman”?

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 »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 13, 2017
League of Tunisian Women Voters

NGOs Build a Strong Future for Women in Morocco and Tunisia

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 »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 10, 2017
We’re jealous of the weather that 2015–17 AAUW Board of Directors member Sue Barley enjoyed with AAUW Greater Naples (FL) members in Florida. Courtesy of Sue Barley

AAUW Statement on March 8 Day of Action

On March 8, 2017, AAUW will stand in solidarity with the millions of women across the country observing International Women’s Day, participating in the “day without a woman” general strike, or taking action to advance policies that empower women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 03, 2017
Shareable showing the pay gap for Asian American women at 85 percent

Asian American and Pacific Islander Women Deserve More! Join the #AAPIEqualPay Twitter Storm

Join our Twitter storm and help mark #AAPIEqualPay day, the symbolic day when Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s pay finally “catches up” to the wages that men took home the previous year. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   March 7, 2017