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.
AAUW senior leadership and board members
Women tend to borrow more for their education — and struggle more to pay it off — in part because of the gender pay gap.
Identity is a combination of characteristics, attributes, experiences or behaviors that make us each who we are. Many of these dimensions of diversity give meaning to our identity.
AAUW has a proud heritage of helping women pursue higher education, tracing back to a time when few women had that opportunity.
Many Title IX coordinators lack a complete understanding of their responsibilities. That’s why, in 2015, the Department of Education released resources to help Title IX coordinators better understand the full scope…
Working with the media provides a rewarding and cost-effective tool for promoting AAUW’s policy priorities and events.