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

Negotiating Change: A Q&A with Katie Wynne

A 26-year-old professional talks about how negotiation training helped her get a salary $20,000 higher than the initial offer. Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Job You Want

Five accomplished AAUW Fellows and Grantees share their advice on how to get your career off to a strong start. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 05, 2019
American Flag over US Capitol

Spotlight on Women in Elected Office

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 »

Article   |   Leadership   |   June 04, 2019

Women Hardest Hit By Student Loan Crisis

tudent loan debt is at an all-time high, and American women — most notably women of color — are bearing the brunt of it, according to a new analysis from the American Association of University Women.  Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   May 15, 2019