In 1978, Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) to try to eliminate the problem. But despite the law, pregnancy discrimination is still a reality for far too many women.…
AAUW seeks to promote inclusion and awareness for all members to create an equitable, sustainable and inclusive membership reflective of today’s world.
It takes the typical Black woman 19 months to be paid what the average white man takes home in 12 months.
AAUW strongly supports the vigorous enforcement of Title IX and all other civil rights laws pertaining to education.
Known as the “mother of the Hubble,” Dr. Roman was the first chief of astronomy at NASA and the first woman to hold an executive position there. After she died…
Women are still outnumbered by men in the most prestigious positions, from Capitol Hill to the board room. Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership examines the causes…
When it comes to 'innate' abilities, there's no evidence whatsoever to support the notion that boys are better at math and science. Yet these limiting stereotypes persist.
Including AAUW in your estate plans is a lovely way to leave an enduring legacy that will support women and girls long into the future.
Leaders from every AAUW branch and state must sign an affiliate agreement. Here's the information you need to complete that task.
AAUW is a community of more than 170,000 people standing strong for gender equity. Your membership makes our powerful voice even louder on critical issues affecting women and girls.