Linda D. Hallman, AAUW Executive Director

Linda Hallman to Speak at STEMconnector Town Hall

AAUW recently announced its sponsorship of STEMconnector, an organization that builds bridges between companies, nonprofit groups, and policy makers focused on building diversity in STEM. This relationship brings AAUW into […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   March 05, 2013
AAUW members met with members of Congress during Lobby Day at the 2011 AAUW National Convention.

How to Be an AAUW Advocacy Rock Star

Familiarize yourself with tried-and-true techniques, explore new ways to make your events a success, or train new members and leaders who want to get involved in advocacy. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 01, 2013
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Teachers! Enter Our Battle of the Plans!

  On February 21, AAUW celebrated the annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, which is dedicated to showing girls how collaborative and creative engineering is and how engineers can […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   February 21, 2013

Fighting Sexual Assault in the Military

UPDATE, APRIL 18: Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) has reintroduced the Sexual Assault Training Oversight and Prevention Act (STOP Act) to address structural changes needed in the military to help end […] Read more »

The Simple Truth about The Simple Truth

  For a century, AAUW has advocated for legislation and policies that encourage and enforce fair pay in the workplace, such as the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Lilly […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   February 18, 2013

Advocating for Women and Girls

Empowering women as individuals and as a community is what we are all about. As a national grassroots organization, we have made a lasting positive impact through our Legal Advocacy […] Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 14, 2013

AAUW Calls for Action on Equal Pay Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW joins Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in honoring the four-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   January 29, 2013

The For-Profit College Question

  For-profit colleges and universities have attracted a sizeable share of the student population in the last decade. But since accusations of predatory recruitment and low graduation rates abound at […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   January 02, 2013

Available for Comment: AAUW Policy Expert to Discuss the Election

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will be available for comment this week on the election, including the impact of women voters, the gender gap in voter turnout, the millennial vote, and the AAUW Action Fund It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign to turn out young women voters. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2012

AAUW Staff to Remind Young Women to Vote on Election Day

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is following up its yearlong investment in a nationwide, nonpartisan voter education and turnout campaign with an all-staff commitment on Election Day. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   November 01, 2012