Book cover for Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom, AAUW 2016–17 American Postdoctoral Fellow Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.

Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.: Chronicling Black Women on the Front Lines of Protest

In a watershed year when more women publicly rebelled against inequality, unified, agitated, showed up, organized, and raised their collective voices, women’s movements globally have moved to the forefront and are making history almost on a daily basis. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 16, 2018
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Trump Administration Rejects Transgender Complaints under Title IX

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Chief Executive Officer Kim Churches issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement concerning transgender student bathroom complaints. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   February 12, 2018

AAUW Announces 2017–18 Awardees

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has announced awards of $3.7 million to its 2017–18 class of fellows and grantees. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   November 16, 2017
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Three-Fourths of Schools Report Zero Incidents of Sexual Harassment in Grades 7-12

AAUW and other organizations have long been skeptical of schools’ low reporting rates when it comes to sexual harassment and bullying. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   October 24, 2017
IPG Alumnae, Diedie Wang

International Project Grants: Funds to Help You Support Women and Girls in Your Home Country

International Project Grants are available exclusively to former AAUW International Fellows to help you launch projects that will help women and girls in your home country. Read more »

Event   |   Education   |   October 18, 2017

Department of Education Rescinds Crucial Title IX Guidance

AAUW issued a statement concerning Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement concerning interim policy at the Department of Education to rescind crucial Title IX guidance. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   September 22, 2017
A young woman holds a banner in front of a crowd. The banner reads, Justice for Rape Survivors

AAUW Responds to Department of Education Title IX Announcement

American Association of University Women Chief Executive Officer Kimberly Churches issued the following statement responding to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement concerning the future of Title IX enforcement. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   September 07, 2017
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AAUW to Participate in Department of Education Meeting on Title IX

AAWU will continue to demand that Title IX be strengthened and full enforced. Read more »

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Education Department to Curtail Civil Rights Investigations

On June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education announced its decision to narrow investigations into civil rights violations at public schools and universities. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   June 22, 2017
Jaclyn at her college graduation with her sister Bethany.

Even with a Scholarship and Parents’ Help, She Faces a 25-Year Student Debt Burden

The financial burdens of young people have changed making the decision to go to college and paying for it very different today than it was a few decades ago. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 31, 2017