“Yale Sluts”: Harassment

Recently, a photograph of Zeta Psi fraternity–affiliated students holding a sign outside the Yale University’s Women’s Center saying “We Love Yale Sluts” surfaced, causing the Women’s Center to threaten to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 22, 2008

Vote and Honor Black History!

The election headlines are amazing: “Who’s Black and Female and How Do They Vote?” “In Politics, Gender and Race Vie for Top Billing” “Gender or Race: Black Women Voters Face […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 21, 2008

When Old is New Again

One thing I’ll say for this presidential election: I’m finding it much more interesting than usual. It’s gratifying to hear so many people across every age group actually talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2008

My Passion

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about passion — in this case, my passion about equity and why it is still an issue to me. I’m not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 14, 2008

Unity: Elusive If You Don’t Try

The New York Times recently ran a story asserting that — surprise! — not all feminists are the same. The article, entitled “Feminists Find Unity Is Elusive,” plays up the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 12, 2008

Equity in the News 2-08-08

AAUW in the News Studies show that girls’ self-esteem, confidence, and interest in math and science falter as they grow up. Congress could fix the birth control mix-up with the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 10, 2008

Turning Issues Into Action

This past weekend, AAUW of Colorado held their annual Public Policy Day, an event that is 30+ years strong. Titled “AAUW + Public Policy Issues = Advocacy & Action,” the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2008

Super Duper Tuesday

February 5 was Super Tuesday, the day the largest number of states (24) had a primary or caucus (or in one case—West Virginia Republicans—a state convention). With so many nominating […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 07, 2008

Celebrate Women in Sports

Wednesday, Feb. 6, is National Girls and Women in Sports Day, a day to celebrate the great “strides” that women and girls have made in sports at all levels. Over […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 06, 2008

Welcome to AAUW’s Blog

When the American Association of University Women (AAUW) formed in the 1880s, one of its first accomplishments was a research project disproving the widely held belief that higher education adversely […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   February 06, 2008