The New York City Metropolitan Area Fund supports AAUW projects to advance gender equity in the 11 counties making up the New York metropolitan area.
Unlike the majority of developed countries worldwide, the United States does not guarantee paid annual leave, paid time off for illness or family care or paid parental leave.
Working women lose out on $500 billion a year because of a persistent gender pay gap, with women paid only 80 cents, on average, for every dollar paid to a…
A lifelong pay gap culminates in the fact that women have significantly less income than men during their retirement years, a time when they are particularly vulnerable.
AAUW supports choice in the determination of one’s reproductive life and increased access to health care and family planning services.
AAUW's Dissertation Fellowship offsets a scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation.
AAUW senior leadership and board members
AAUW’s story begins in 1881, when a small group of female college graduates banded together to open the doors for women’s career advancement and to encourage more women to pursue…
AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, especially for girls and underrepresented populations.
AAUW believes that global interdependence requires national and international policies against human trafficking that promote peace, justice, human rights, sustainable development, and mutual security for all people.