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AAUW Applauds Paycheck Fairness Act Introduction in Congress

Contact: Mary C. Hickey hickeym@aauw.org 202.785.7748 973.819.3608 (cell) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Momentum Building for Equal Pay Laws around the Country WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) commends […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   January 31, 2019
Equal Pay without Delay

Fact Sheet:
The Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019

Passing the Paycheck Fairness Act is a critical step to closing the gender pay gap. The proposed law includes key provisions that would address loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963, ensuring that employers pay women and men equally for equal work. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2019

3 Questions for Rachael Rollins: Boston’s First Female District Attorney

“I’m very humbled and deeply grateful to the people of Suffolk County who recognized it’s time for a change,” said Rollins, who grew up in Cambridge. That message was delivered […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   January 22, 2019
Photo outside of the door into the office of a school principal.

AAUW Denounces Rescission of School Discipline Guidance

Statement from (AAUW) Chief Executive Officer Kim Churches about the Administration’s decision to rescind guidance to schools on how to address disparities in school discipline. Read more »

Article   |   December 21, 2018
The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap Research Cover (Outlook December 2018)

AAUW’s Top Research Reports of 2018

Groundbreaking research is a well-established hallmark of AAUW’s work. Here’s a 2018 update of our three major reports. Read more »

Article   |   December 20, 2018
Three AAUW staff members surrounded by papers around and a cup of coffee meet in a conference room to discuss organizational issues.

Modernizing AAUW

The goal of modernizing AAUW so it can thrive in the 21st century is central to our new strategic plan. To that end, we making some operational changes to the ways we are working at our D.C. headquarters. Read more »

Article   |   December 20, 2018
Women holding protest signs on Capitol Hill, including "Women's voices for women's choices" and "Be bold for change."

Washington Watch

Take a look back at AAUW’s 2018 policy achievements as we anticipate our advocacy needs for the new year. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   December 20, 2018
AAUW Career Development Grantee and fire caption, Carolyn Moore, stands in her gear. Moore is the only African-American woman commissioned officer serving in the the St. Louis Fire Department.

AAUW Fellowships and Grants: Advancing Inclusion and Equity

AAUW fellows and grantees are leading by example in their respective fields–including advancing key areas of AAUW’s strategic plan focusing on the intersection of racism and sexism, exerting female leadership in traditionally male roles, and researching the pay gap. Below are examples of three recipients’ ongoing work. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   December 19, 2018
Three white elderly women pose for photo. All are members, donors and leaders in AAUW California.

Liz Bathgate Gives Her All to AAUW

In the nearly 50 years Liz Bathgate has served as an AAUW member and donor, she has been a giver in every sense of the word. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   December 19, 2018
Pennsylvania Governor Wolfe shaking hand of an AAUW member in front of podium.

AAUW Members Lobby to Advance State Pay Equity Laws

AAUW leaders felt a personal sense of victory when Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a law banning employers from inquiring about a job candidate’s salary history. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2018