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
Night sky with fireworks in the shape of the number 2019.

10 New Year’s Resolutions to Support AAUW’s New Strategic Plan

In 2019, AAUW will prioritize one of the most pressing issues of the day: improving the economic security of all women, no matter their location, age, ethnicity or background. Read more »

Article   |   December 18, 2018
Women attendees at an in-person Work Smart workshop in Washington, D.C. participate in a salary negotiation role-playing exercise.

Work Smart Aims to Train 10 Million in Salary Negotiation by 2022

With the recent launch of Work Smart Online, the salary negotiation program is poised to accelerate toward its ambitious goal of training 10 million women by 2022. Read more »

Article   |   December 18, 2018
Video screenshot of AAUW Board Chair Julia Brown and CEO Kimberly Churches discussing the increase to AAUW membership dues in 2018.

A Year of Progress and Possibilities

This will be remembered as a consequential year for women, and AAUW is proud to be leading an organization committed to achieving gender equity at this pivotal moment in history. Read more »

Article   |   December 18, 2018
Protect and Strengthen Title IX

U.S. Department of Education Moves to Roll Back Title IX Protections for Sexual Misconduct

Federal education officials have taken steps that could make it more difficult for students to report incidents of sexual harassment and violence — and easier for schools to ignore them when they do. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   November 16, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

The Attack on Title IX

The U.S. Department of Education is working to systematically dismantle Title IX protections. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   November 15, 2018

AAUW Statement on the 2018 Midterm Elections

Women were a pivotal force in the 2018 midterm elections. AAUW encourages elected officials locally, regionally, and nationally to work together to advance gender equity. Read more »

Article   |   November 07, 2018
Close-up of red stop sign on a yellow school bus

Schools Are Still Underreporting Sexual Harassment and Assault

Students should be able to go to school free from experiencing sexual harassment or violence. Read more »

The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap research report cover (fall 2018)

Gender Pay Gap Shortchanges Women $500 Billion Annually; Biggest Gaps among Financial Managers, Physicians and Surgeons

AAUW’s updated report, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap, found that working women lose out on $500 billion a year because of a persistent gender pay gap. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   October 23, 2018