Ida B. Wells

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates a historic step for women’s equality: the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote, on August 26, 1920. But didn’t further the equality of all women. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 23, 2019

Black Women in the Workplace: A Q&A with Author Minda Harts

What are the biggest obstacles Black women confront as they look to advance into leadership roles? Many companies and organizations are heavily focused on gender equality, yet miss the mark […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   August 19, 2019

4 Hurdles to Successful Salary Negotiation — and How to Tackle Them

  Hurdle: Determining What You’re Worth Tackle it: This may be the easiest of all because, thanks to the almighty Internet, there’s plenty of information at your fingertips. Start your […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 06, 2019

AAUW Teams Up With New York City To Train women to “Ask for More”

The American Association of University Women has joined forces with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to train 10,000 New York City women with the skills to negotiate salary […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   August 05, 2019

State and Local Salary History Bans

The practice of using salary history in the hiring process can have major repercussions in perpetuating the pay gap women face. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 31, 2019

Soccer and Salaries: The U.S. Women’s National Team Fights for Equity

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team – and women everywhere – have been fighting for years to be paid the same as men for doing the same work. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 09, 2019

How to Make the Most of Summer

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 »

6 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Land a Job

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 »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   July 08, 2019

AAUW Awards $4 Million in Fellowships and Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has awarded more than $4 million in fellowships and grants to 259 recipients for the 2019–20 academic year. The goal of the funding is to advance educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   July 08, 2019
Pictures of six 2019-2020 fellows in action including in radio, in the field, in medicine, in a lab, and in the Marines.

Congratulations to AAUW’s 2019–20 Fellowships and Grants Awardees!

AAUW is awarding $4 million in funding to 259 scholars and projects to improve the lives of women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   July 01, 2019