AAUW in the News

For decades, AAUW spokespeople have advocated for women’s education and empowerment in the United States. Below is a collection of recent press coverage that showcases how we’re empowering women and girls in the classroom, at work, on campus, and at home.


November 2019

CQ Researcher, The Gender Pay Gap: Is overt discrimination the cause? Nov. 8, 2019.The Nation, Debt is Holding Black Americans Hostage. Nov. 7, 2019

October 2019

Patch. Book & Author Luncheon by American Assoc. of Univ. Women (AAUW). October 22, 2019.

Daily Herald. Why Intel is going to share gender, racial pay data most companies conceal. October 20, 2019.

Bloomberg. Intel Says It Will Share Pay Data Most Companies Keep Secret. October 17, 2019.

Business Insider. Nearly 3 in 4 women in tech have mulled leaving the field, signaling the industry still has a gender diversity problem. October 15, 2019.

Detroit Free Press, Black women bear largest burden in student debt crisis. Oct. 10, 2019.

The Mercury News. Opinion: Siri’s #MeToo responses show why tech needs women. October 9, 2019.

The Prospector. New Texas law on Title IX takes effect. October 8, 2019.

Portland Press Herald. Cape Elizabeth students fault school system’s handling of sexual assault allegations. Oct. 4, 2019

The New York Times. Stay-at-Home Parents Work Hard. Should They Be Paid? Oct. 3, 2019.

Health Affairs Blog. A Winning Goal: Pay Equity In Public Health. Oct. 3, 2019

Forbes. 2020 Hindsight: The CEO Challenge To Fix The Gender Pay Gap. October 1, 2019.

September 2019

Good Morning America Online. ‘I’m glad I spoke out’: Reporter kissed on live TV sends powerful message. September 27, 2019Inside Nova. McLean AAUW salutes recipients of STEM student awards. Sept. 26, 2019

The Record. GC Sets Sights on AAUW Conference. September 25, 2019.

NBC San Diego. Vons Accused of Transferring Employees Facing Sexual Harassment, Assault Allegations. September 23, 2019.

Las Vegas Sun, What role will unions play in the 2020 presidential election? Sept. 20, 2019

Idaho State Journal. Study: Idaho is 49th of the 50 states for women’s equality. Sept. 13, 2019

Forbes. Cal State Must Ignore Teen Talk Barbie and Require More Math. September 10, 2019.

TLNT.com. Student Debt Hits Women Harder Because of the Pay Gap. September 10, 2019.

Zora. For Women of Color in Medicine, the Challenges Extend Beyond Education. Sept. 9, 2019

BET. Spelman to Establish Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM. Sept. 9, 2019

CNBC Free salary negotiation classes for women aim to narrow the pay gap. September 7, 2019

Daily News-Record. Does A Salary Measure Up? Sept. 6, 2019

Daily Camera. Progress for CU Boulder consent training, but some wonder if it’s enough. September 2, 2019.

August 2019

Washington Examiner. On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, we don’t have to be victims. . Aug. 22, 2019.Her Money. When it comes to charting a stellar career, this generation of women has to focus on their earning power from the get-go. August 21, 2019.

The Oprah Magazine. If You’re a Young Black Woman in Corporate America, You’re More Likely to Be Underpaid—And Stressed. August 20, 2019.

Wallethub. 2019’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality. August 20, 2019

Sydney Herald. Gov. Bullock announces workshops to support equal pay for women. August 14, 2019

Great Falls Tribune. Grant to help women negotiate for better pay, benefits. Phil Drake. August 13, 2019

Business Record. States expand bans on asking job applicants for salary history. August 12, 2019

The Entrepreneur Fund. Ways student debt is one more thing that’s worse for women than men. August 9, 2019

Newsweek. The Truth About Student Debt: It’s Bad, But That’s No Reason To Avoid Loans. August 8, 2019

Gaylord Herald Times. AAUW Gaylord awarded $3,000 grant.  August 8, 2019

Marketplace Radio. States expand bans on asking job applicants for salary history. August 1, 2019

July 2019

Washington Post. I’m grateful for every single woman running for president. Even Marianne Williamson. July 31, 2019The Journal Times. Men outnumber women in STEM 3:1. This Carthage camp wants to change that. July 30, 2019

Eagle Times. Women Senators Introduce Bill Requiring Equal Pay for U.S. National Teams. July 26, 2019

Carnegie Mellon Design. Karen Escarcha Receives Fellowship from the American Association of University Women. July 24, 2019

Inside Higher Ed. Colleges as Political Playthings: South Carolina President Search Edition. July 19, 2019

MarketWatch. Procter & Gamble donated $529K to help U.S. women’s soccer win equal pay — while paying some of its U.K. female workers 28% less than men. July 18, 2019

Good Morning America. As US women’s soccer team rallies for equal pay, what to know about the gender wage gap. July 16, 2019

GuideLive. Thanks, man? Dick’s Last Resort will add ‘chicks’ to its name if women’s U.S. soccer team gets equal pay. July 12, 2019

Bustle. How Do We Close The Gender Pay Gap? Experts Evaluate 2020 Candidates’ Plans. Jo Yurcaba. July 10, 2019

TDN.com. Gender pay gap on display at World Cup. July 6, 2019

NBC News. Know Your Value. AAUW’s Kim Churches: The student debt crisis is a women’s issue. July 3, 2019

The Mercury News. Uber, Intel, Cisco, Gap join California equal-pay campaign. July 2, 2019

U.S. Congresswoman Doris Matsui. Matsui, Morelle, Hirono Introduce Legislation to Support Title IX, Gender Equity in Education. July 1, 2019

June 2019

The Virginian Pilot. To reduce pay discrimination, Virginia will stop asking for applicants’ salary history  June 22, 2019

The Garret County Republican. Local women attend AAUW student leader conference. June 20, 2019

Morningstar. The government has this wrong: Financial literacy alone won’t solve the student-debt crisis. June 18, 2019

New York Times. Money is Not Just for Men. June 14, 2019

Bustle. The Head Of The NIH Won’t Speak On All-Male Panels Anymore & It’s A Big Move For Women In STEM. June 13, 2019

Teen Vogue: Over the Last Decade Wages Stayed the Same. June 11, 2019

The New York PostThe Gender Gap is Wider Among Those With College Degrees. June 6, 2019

CNBC. The gender wage gap widens among educated workers. June 5, 2019

MarketWatch. More bad news for educated women: The gender pay gap is even wider among those with a bachelor’s degree. June 5, 2019

The New York Times. How to Be Mostly O.K. (and Occasionally Fantastic) at the Whole Working Mom Thing. June 4, 2019

CNBC. Gen Z is hitting the job market — what they need to know to get the best salary and benefits. June 3, 2019

Oregon Wine Press. Woman’s Work: There’s nothing we can’t accomplish. June 1, 2019

May 2019

Good Morning America. The gender pay gap is even worse if you’re a woman with a college degree. May 30, 2019

US News & World Report. How Student Loan Debt Affects Women. May 30, 2019

Money. These Jobs Have the Biggest Pay Gaps for Women May 24, 2019
Originally published in: InStyle, Updated May 17, 2019

Smithsonian. The Gendered History of Human Computers. June 2019

Boston Globe. Agenda: Mind the Gap. May 21, 2019

Business Insider. Women earn 60% of bachelor’s degrees, but leave college with $2,700 more student debt than men. May 21, 2019

The Intelligencer. Affordable post-secondary education focus of Women’s Advocacy Coalition. May 20, 2019

InStyle. Americans are having fewer kids than ever before. May 17, 2019

KLTB News – Louisiana. House committee rejects bills for minimum wage changes, equal pay for women. May 16, 2019.

NBC News.Com (Know Your Value). AAUW’s Kim Churches: 4 ways to get your dream mentor. May 16, 2019.

Metro Weekly. Federal lawmakers reintroduce bill to protect LGBTQ college students from harassment. May 15, 2019

USA Today Network357 earn degrees, certificates, diplomas from Guam Community College. May 11, 2019.

Congressman Tom Reed. Press Release: Tom Reed, Actors and Activists Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano, and Advocates Call for Ratification of ERA Following First Congressional Hearing in 30+ Years. May 1, 2019.

CNBC. This map shows which states have the biggest gender pay gaps. Abigail Hess. May 2, 2019.

Washington Post. A reading list for millennial women as they launch their careers. Karla L. Miller. May 2, 2019.

April 2019

HuffPost. Stephen Moore Claims ‘Decline In Male Earnings’ Is Economy’s Biggest Problem. Amy Russo. April 30, 2019.
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Yahoo! News. April 30, 2019.

Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Press Release: Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano Join Advocates, Congressional Leaders in Call for ERA. Office of Jackie Speier. April 30, 2019.

Forbes. The economic imperative of diversity in tech. Julie Elberfeld. April 25, 2019.Twitter. Boston Women Work. April 24, 2019.

FOX 2 Now. How the college debt debate shifted with one big idea. April 24, 2019.

University of California, Irvine School of Humanities. UCI Humanities graduate students awarded fellowships. April 23, 2019.

Mic. Women become financially independent faster than men, according to the study. Emma Sarran Webster. April 23, 2019.

Forbes. How student loan forgiveness could close the pay gap for women. Tanya Tarr. April 23, 2019.

Insider Higher Ed. 11 Semifinalists, 4 Finalists: 0 Women. Greg Toppo. April 24, 2019.

Think Progress. Why Elizabeth Warren’s student debt plan is a big deal for women. Casey Quinlan. April 23, 2019.

Twitter. Lesley University. April 23, 2019.

Biz Women. Warren: Tax the wealthy to wipe out student debt. Anne Stych. April 22, 2019.

Duke Today. Women in STEM at Duke. Stephen Schramm. April 22, 2019.

Rolling Stone. Elizabeth Warren wants to wipe out student debt for 42 million Americans. Andy Kroll. April 22, 2019.

Truth Out. Women still take home less money than they’ve rightfully earned. Janine Jackson. April 22, 2019.

Twitter. Sarah Zaidi. April 19, 2019.

Medium. My experience at NCCWSL 2018: National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Sarah Zaidi. April 19, 2019.

Her Campus at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Salary negotiation 101 (according to the American Association of University Women). Isabelle Tjokrosetio. April 19, 2019.

SWE Magazine – All Together. Title IX still on the brink. Sandra Guy. April 18, 2019.

Bank of America. Financial Independence: The ultimate goal and biggest hurdle for today’s early adults, Merrill Lynch study finds. April 18, 2019.

Nitro College. Why student loan debt is worse for women. Sheryl Nance-Nash. April 17, 2019.

MIT Management Sloan School. Compensation bias is bad for business. Here’s how to fix it. Tam Harbert. April 17, 2019.

Moguldom. Women are $890B in debt for student loans, carrying two-thirds of the burden. Black women are hit hardest. Dana Sanchez. April 16, 2019.

PR Newswire. Gender inequality and entrepreneurship research: Anticipating that others prefer men leads to gender bias in networking. April 15, 2019.

The Hill. Tax season is a reminder of the invisible discrimination of pay inequity. Winsome McIntosh. April 14, 2019.

Twitter. TODAY Show. April 13, 2019.

Fair. Deborah Vagins on gender pay gap, Nusrat Choudhury on the new COINTELPRO. April 12, 2019.

Ted Magazine. Valuing diversity in the workplace. Scott Costa. April 11, 2019.

Facebook. Network of Executive Women – Northwest Arkansas Region. April 11, 2019.

Forbes. How to close the gender pay gap once and for all. Susan Galer. April 11, 2019.

Twitter. Katie Wayne. April 10, 2019.

Twitter. NPWF. April 10, 2019.

Connecticut Post. Close the wage gap once and for all. April 10, 2019.

Facebook. Senator Nicole Poore. April 9, 2019.

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor & Pensions. Murray, Clark, Pressley – joined by workers, survivors, and advocates – introduce sweeping legislation to address harassment in the workplace. April 9, 2019.

Rep. Katherine Clark. Clark, Murray join workers, survivors to introduce sweeping Time’s Up legislation. April 9, 2019.

WUSA9. Women: How to get the money you deserve. Delia Goncalves. April 9, 2019.

Facebook. Rep. Brian Sims. April 8, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Haley Stevens. April 8, 2019.

Twitter. Governor Tom Wolf. April 8, 2019.

Forbes. What’s the game plan to fix the gender pay gap?. Cate Luzio. April 8, 2019.

Bloomberg BNA. Pay history bans continue popping up at the state and local level. Genevieve Douglas. April 8, 2019.

Campus Safety Magazine. How to prevent child sexual abuse within your school. Amy Rock. April 8, 2019.

Milk.xyz. This week in women: Equal pay day & Chicago’s historic Mayoral election. Lacy Brunnette. April 5, 2019.

Forbes. Friday’s Google Doodle honors physicist Hedwig Kohn. Kiona N. Smith. April 5, 2019.

Bustle. Where 2020 candidates stand on student loan forgiveness shows most want to end the crisis. Monica Hunter-Hart. April 4, 2019.

Yahoo. Why are men and women still not paid equally?. Patricia Mah. April 4, 2019.

WAMU 88.5. 5 things you told us about the pay gap in the D.C. region. Margaret Barthel. April 4, 2019.

Daily Mail. The awareness gap: 46% of American men believe that gender pay disparity was invented for political reasons – and 21% think this story is ‘fake news,’ survey finds. Valerie Bauman. April 3, 2019.

Out Magazine. Republicans are using transphobia to sabotage the equality act. Michelle Garcia. April 3, 2019.

MSN Latino. Women earn 12% less than men in New York; African-Americans and Latinas are even worse paid. April 3, 2019.

Facebook. Sen. Michael E. Hastings. April 2, 2019.

Facebook. Tri Delta. April 2, 2019.

ABC 10. Equal pay for women, minorities: Where does California stand?. Chelsea Shannon. April 2, 2019.

Market Place. Can salary transparency lead to equal pay for women?. Tracey Samuelson. April 2, 2019.

Forbes. This gender gap is worse than the gender pay gap. Jennifer Barrett. April 2, 2019.

Romper. Laura Dern is working for our daughters – INTERVIEW. Samantha Darby. April 2, 2019.

Huffington Post. On Equal Pay Day, a reminder that the gap is far greater for women of color. Ryan Grenoble. April 2, 2019.

The New York Times. Womansplaining the pay gap. Maya Salam. April 2, 2019.

BBC. Equal pay day: How do we close the gender pay gap?. April 2, 2019.

InStyle. The careers with the worst – and best – pay gaps for women. Corynne Cirilli. April 2, 2019.

Fortune. Women’s Equal Pay Day. Ellen McGirt. April 2, 2019.

The Advocate. On ‘Equal Pay Day’ Louisiana ranks last when it comes to pay disparity between men and women. Elizabeth Crisp. April 2, 2019.

AOL. States with largest and smallest gender pay gap. Susan Milligan. April 2, 2019.

Twitter. AJ+. April 2, 2019.

Instagram. New York Times Gender. April 2, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Andy Levin. April 2, 2019.

Forbes. Not satisfied to wait 100 years: Corporate America working on the gender pay gap. Amy Nelson. April 2, 2019.

Good Morning America. Get your money girl: How to negotiate for a salary bump. Katie Kindelan. April 2, 2019.

The New York Times. What women in New York earn compared with men. Azi Paybarah. April 2, 2019.

Elite Daily. Here are 5 ways to support wage equality on equal pay day, because we can all pitch in. Shelby Black. April 2, 2019.

Bustle. Equal Pay Day isn’t the same for all women & nonbinary folks & here’s what you should know. Mika Doyle. April 2, 2019.

Bustle. 8 Things men can do about the gender wage gap. Lucia Peters. April 2, 2019.

Fortune. Why April 2 isn’t really equal pay day for everyone. Emma Hinchliffe. April 2, 2019.

Starbucks Stories. Starbucks is partnering with 25 employers to close the U.S. gender pay gap. April 2, 2019.

Market Watch. This is exactly how much the gender wage gap costs women over their careers. Andrew Keshner. April 2, 2019.

NBC News. It’s equal pay day. Here’s what women can do the close the gender pay gap for good. Jean Chatzky. April 2, 2019.

SAP News. SAP: How to close the gender pay gap once and for all. April 2, 2019.

Philadelphia Inquirer. Today is Equal Pay Day. Here’s what policymakers are doing (and not doing) to fix the wage gap. Anna Orso. April 2, 2019.

Money. To promote equal pay, more places are banning the ‘salary history’ question. This map shows where it’s still legal. Jennifer Calfas. April 2, 2019.

Time Magazine. What to do if you’re being paid less than a man doing the same job. Tara Law. April 2, 2019.

Glassdoor. How the American Association of University Women is transforming the pay gap conversation. Jillian Kramer. April 2, 2019.

U.S. News & World Report. States with the largest and smallest gender pay gap. Susan Milligan. April 2, 2019.

Market Watch. Advice for women who want to negotiate with their boss: Salary is just the beginning. Jillian Berman. April 2, 2019.

InStyle. Is the gender wage gap shrinking at all?. Caroline Shannon-Karasik. April 1, 2019.

Twitter. Gov. David Ige. April 1, 2019.

NBC News – Know Your Value. 4 Encouraging signs we are closer to closing the gender wage gap. Kim Churches. April 1, 2019.

Morning Star. On Equal Pay Day, new poll finds majority of Americans believe pay gap is due to bias. April 1, 2019.

March 2019

Brookings Institution. Though more women are on college campuses, climbing the professor ladder remains a challenge. Bridget Turner Kelly. March 29, 2019Twitter. Senator Patty Murray. March 27, 2019.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi floor speech in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act, H.R.7. March 27, 2019.

Vox. The House just passed a bill to close the gender pay gap. Ella Nilsen. March 27, 2019.

ABC News. House Democrats pass equal pay for equal work act. John Parkinson. March 27, 2019.

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer. H.R.7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. March 26, 2019.

Boston University Today. Job Hunting? Dos and don’ts for negotiating salary. Lara Ehrlich. March 25, 2019.

NBC News – Know Your Value. Here’s the best way to ask for a raise (and actually get it!). Jean Chatzky. March 25, 2019.

Desert News. Economy and sociology experts discuss Utah’s gender wage gap with state senator. Lauren Bennett. March 25, 2019.

Twitter. National Partnership for Women and Families. March 25, 2019. 

University of California at Irvine School of Social Sciences. When research becomes personal. March 25, 2019.

The Hill. Why the time is right to finally pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. Kim Churches. March 24, 2019.

The University of Alabama. Grants awarded for innovative Women’s History Month projects. March 21, 2019.

Elsevier. Teaching data science through the lens of social justice issues. Melissa D’Andrea. March 21, 2019.

Howard University Alumni. Alumni insight call registration – March 2019. March 21, 2019.

Twitter. Starbucks Stories. March 20, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Brian Sims. March 20, 2019.

Facebook. Rep. Brian Sims. March 20, 2019.

Business Wire. Starbucks celebrates year of transformation as CEO Kevin Johnson sets vision for building an enduring company at 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. March 20, 2019.

The Hollywood Reporter. ‘The Act’s’ Patricia Arquette on playing “unlikeable women” and her push for equality. Jessica Toomer. March 19, 2019.

Starbucks Stories. How Starbucks is working to shrink global gender pay gap. Linda Dahlstrom. March 20, 2019.

WAMU 88.5. This group is training 10 million women to negotiate higher salaries – for free. Esther Ciammachilli. March 19, 2019.

The Seattle Times. A gender pay gap in Northwest public radio network sparks debate. Asia Fields. March 18, 2019.

Twitter. NBA Math Hoops. March 16, 2019.

Twitter. Senator Patty Murray. March 16, 2019. 

Twitter. DCMOWPI. March 15, 2019.

AARP Oregon. Legislature tackles age discrimination in the workplace. Joyce DeMonnin. March 15, 2019.

Swagg Girlicious. Steph and Ayesha Curry launch STEM scholarship for girls. March 14, 2019.

Facebook. Rep. Haley Stevens. March 13, 2019.

Forbes. Purpose at Work: How Clif Bar drives business growth through higher purpose. Simon Mainwaring. March 12, 2019.

Value Penguin. Money doesn’t always trump happiness at work. Tamara E. Holmes. March 12, 2019.

Congresswoman Haley Stevens. Rep. Stevens introduces first bill, the Building Blocks of STEM Act. March 12, 2019.

U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen. Rosen, Colleagues introduce bipartisan, bicameral Building Blocks of STEM Act. March 12, 2019.

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito. Capito, Colleagues introduce bipartisan, bicameral Building Blocks of STEM Act. March 12, 2019.

NBC News. From the board room to Capitol Hill: Where women are making the biggest strides. Julianne Pepitone. March 11, 2019.

Business Insider. We tracked the salaries of men and women in 25 majors US cities, and the chart revealed some startling pay gaps. Leanna Garfield, Shayanne Gal and Andy Kiersz. March 8, 2019.

Bostinno. For every dollar men earn, Boston women earn 83 cents. Tara O’Sullivan. March 8, 2019.

Bloomberg. These women have been breaking barriers in business for 150 years. Melinda Grenier and Marisa Gertz. March 8, 2019.

NY Daily News. International Women’s Day: What you need to know about the worldwide celebration of females. Kassidy Vavra. March 8, 2019.

Elite Daily. Here’s why labor is still a big issue for women on International Women’s Day. Shelby Black. March 8, 2019.

Huffington Post. How women get trapped in the cycle of being underpaid – and how they get equal pay. Monica Torres. March 8, 2019.

Yahoo Finance. Democratic and Republican women disagree sharply on pay equity. Adriana Belmonte. March 8, 2019.

Huffington Post. Millennials grew up seeing powerful women – and now they want more. Emma Gray. March 8, 2019.

Twitter. Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives. March 7, 2019.

The Washington Post. Virginia Walcott Beauchamp, pioneer of women’s studies, dies at 98. Emily Langer. March 7, 2019.

The George Washington Hatchet. Faculty gender wage gap narrows but women maintain fewer positions. Meredith Roaten. March 7, 2019.

ABC 57 News. Elkhart, St. Joseph counties falling behind in equal pay for equal work. Kylie Walker. March 7, 2019.

Twitter. Jacksonville University. March 6, 2019.

U.S. Representative Don Beyer. Hoyer, Maloney, Beyer, Wexton Introduce bill to provide Paid Family Leave for federal workers. March 6, 2019.

Maryland Reporter. Bill would increase fines on employers who violate equal pay law. Diane Rey. March 6, 2019.

Insider. 10 Famous childhood toys that have stirred controversy. Jessica Booth. March 6, 2019.

U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer. Hoyer, Maloney, Beyer, Wexton Introduce bill to provide Paid Family Leave for federal workers. March 5, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Don Beyer. March 5, 2019.

Carolyn B. Maloney. Maloney, Hoyer, Wexton, Beyer Introduced Bill to provide paid family leave for federal workers. March 5, 2019.

Twitter. U.S. Embassy of Nairobi. March 5, 2019.

Great Nonprofits. Donate to these top-rated nonprofits supporting women’s rights. Mary. March 4, 2019.

MSN. Here’s the average income in your state. Michael Keenan. March 3, 2019.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Report: Gig work split evenly between man, women with a 2% pay gap. Kevin Smith. March 1, 2019.

TLNT. Solve the STEM shortage by getting girls excited. Monica Eaton-Cardone. March 1, 2019.

The Wave Magazine. Year of the woman retrospective: Commemorating visionary women at JU. March 1, 2019.

February 2019

Twitter. Atlanta WEI. February 28, 2019.

NBC News. Why the pay gap for black women isn’t shrinking fast enough. Renee Morad. February 28, 2019.

Columbia Business Times. In Focus: Equal pay. It’s complicated. David Morrison. February 27, 2019.

Elite Daily. “Broke Black Girl” is a millennial financial advisor for your IRL money problems. Hannah Golden. February 27, 2019.

Insight on Business. Businesses on the move. February 27, 2019.

The College Fix. Feminism group launches at Liberty University to counteract male-dominant leadership. Brittany Slaughter. February 27, 2019.

Iowa State University. Women’s History Month: Iowa State leaders celebrate progress, but recognize remaining challenges. February 27, 2019.

The Post. OU Women’s Center hires first assistant director. Riley Runnells. February 21, 2019.

Machine Design. 5 Ways to increase the number of women in the manufacturing industry. Pamela Kan. February 21, 2019.

Instagram. Georgetown University Grad Life. February 20, 2019.

St. Norbert Times. St. Norbert College awarded grant for Women’s Leadership Initiative. February 20, 2019.

The Lily. Anne Frior Scott, scholar who ‘helped open the floodgates’ for women’s history, dies at 97. February 20, 2019.

The Advocate. Letters: Encourage girls to pursue STEM learning. Leah Brown. February 20, 2019.

Instagram. Twenty Ten Talent. February 19, 2019.

Clarkson University. Jennifer L. Ball receives promotion to Associate Professor at Clarkson University. February 18, 2019.

The Hoya. Women’s leadership grant awarded to graduate student groups. Mason Mandell. February 15, 2019.

Associated Press. PPG Foundation invests $28,000 in 3 Northern Ohio organizations. February 15, 2019.

Des Moines Register. Konfrst: Education funding fails to meet schools’ basic needs. Rep. Jennifer Konfrst. February 15, 2019.

Associated Press. OPINION: A lengthy to-do list for Council on women. Susan Campbell. February 15, 2019.

WSB-TV. Atlanta mayor ‘bans the salary box’ to help close pay gap for women. Lori Wilson. February 15, 2019.

Newton County Times. Arkansas Tech University awarded grant for women’s leadership initiative. February 14, 2019.

Stacker. Jobs with the highest gender pay gaps. Madison Troyer. February 14, 2019.

Instagram. The United State of Women. February 13, 2019. 

The Washington Post. Anne Firor Scott, historian who illuminated lives of Southern women, dies at 97. Emily Langer. February 13, 2019.

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici. Bonamici, Adams Chair hearing on equal pay. February 13, 2019.

Education & Labor Committee. DeLauro, Gillibrand reintroduce the FAMILY Act. February 12, 2019.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. As momentum continues to grow for Congress to take action on paid family leave, Gillibrand, DeLauro stand with workers, business leaders and advocates to reintroduce the Family Act to give every American worker access to paid Family and Medical Leave. February 12, 2019.

Reader’s Digest. 11 Barbie Doll controversies you completely forget about. Sunny Sea Gold. February 12, 2019.

Vox. How Democrats plan to shrink the gender pay gap. Alexia Fernández Campbell. February 12, 2019.

Twitter. Women’s Foundation. February 11, 2019.

WAVE News. Kentucky women’s equality advocates highlight legislative priorities. Mike Fussell. February 11, 2019.

Forbes. We have a long way to go before women are equally represented in the sciences. Jessica Baron. February 11, 2019.

Marianas Variety. American Association of University Women awards career grant to psychology scholar. February 8, 2019.

Facebook. State Innovation Exchange. February 7, 2019. 

WRCB TV. BLOG: Updates from State of the Union 2019 address. February 5, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Lois Frankel. February 5, 2019.

Twitter. Equal Rights Advocate. February 5, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Lois Frankel. February 4, 2019.

Congresswoman Lois Frankel. Rep. Frankel promotes women’s economic empowerment and opportunities with State of the Union guest. February 4, 2019.

The Red & Black. OPINION: The master’s degree will become the new bachelor’s. Raveena Chaudhari. February 1, 2019.

Bostinno. BostInno Approved: February’s top tech & startup events in Boston. Shafaq Patel. February 1, 2019.

January 2019

Cosmopolitan. I paid off my $110,000 student loan debt before I turned 30. Kiera Carter. January 31, 2019.

Instagram. NYT Gender. January 31, 2019.ABC News Radio. Dems renew push for equal pay for equal work. ‘Time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough to accept’. January 30, 2019.

Bustle. The Paycheck Fairness Act has been reintroduced to help close the gender wage gap. Monica Hunter-Hart. January 30, 2019.

Twitter. Rep. Adams. January 30, 2019.

Market Watch. A 2.6% gender pay gap can cost a woman $500,000 over her career. Andrew Keshner. January 30, 2019.

ABC News. Dems renew push for equal pay for equal work: ‘Time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough to accept’. John Parkinson. January 30, 2019.

Bustle. Betsy DeVos’ Title IX rules could hurt students even before college, according to activists. Lani Seelinger. January 29, 2019.

Twitter. Melissa Harris-Perry. January 28, 2019.

Cools. Stylist Ugo Mozie is putting African fashion on the global stage. Nico Amarca. January 25, 2019.

The State Press. Opinion: Let’s get educated about the gender pay gap. Payton Saso. January 24, 2019.

Yale Daily News. Lamont creates Governor’s Council on women and girls. Nathalie Bussemaker. January 24, 2019.

Mercer University. Penfield College Professor Dr. Melanie Pavich awarded new grant for project to document African-American History in Coastal Georgia. Kyle Sears. January 17, 2019.

Market Watch. What does Geisha Williams’ exit from PG&E mean for women CEOs in the Fortune 500?. Meera Jagannathan. January 17, 2019.

The Washington Post. More companies want to pay off your student loan debt. Danielle Paquette. January 15, 2019.

American University of Armenia. Alumni Success Story: Ani Baghdasaryan (BAB ’17) awarded AAUW Fellowship. January 14, 2019.

Girls who STEM. The best STEM organizations for girls & women (& how to donate). Monica Mizzi. January 14, 2019.

La Opinión. Everyone loses with the wage gap. Virginia Gaglianone. January 11, 2019.

The St. Louis American. Carolyn Moore awarded a Career Development Grant by the American Association of University Women. January 10, 2019.

Lexington Herald Leader. Free tampons on campus? Bill would require Kentucky colleges to give them away. Linda Blackford. January 9, 2019.

Market Watch. As Regina King vows to hire ‘50% women,’ here’s how to work toward gender parity at your own workplace. Meera Jagannathan. January 7, 2019.

Forbes. HUD Housing Realities: Female-led and feeling the financial burn. Aly J. Yale. January 1, 2019.

December 2018

Chicago Tribune. Knowles: How women can boost their pay in 2019. Francine Knowles. December 31, 2018.

Gizmodo. NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman, known as the ‘Mother of Hubble,’ dies at 93. Catie Keck. December 29, 2018.

The Washington Post. Nancy Grace Roman, astronomer celebrated as ‘mother’ of Hubble, dies at 93. Emily Langer. December 29, 2018.

Bustle. How to stand up for yourself more in 2019, because you’re your own best advocate. JR Thorpe. December 28, 2018.

Market Watch. Bankers are more likely to be punished for wrongdoing if they are women. Kari Paul. December 21, 2018.

Dough Roller. Gender pay gap – statistics, trends, reasons and solutions. Abby Hayes. December 20, 2018.

Buzzfeed News. Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg was supposed to change the world with “Lean In.” So what went wrong?. Caroline O’Donovan. December 17, 2018.

Biz Women. More than half of women worry about financial future. Anne Stych. December 17, 2018.

Market Watch. How do you get taken seriously at work as a young women?. Meera Jagannathan. December 13, 2018.

Indiana University. Indiana University names 10 faculty members distinguished professors. December 12, 2018.

The Nation. Who is most affected by student debt? Women. Sabrina Cereceres. December 11, 2018.

Mogul. Five things every woman should know about…single parenthood. December 11, 2018.

21 Ninety. Struggling with student loan debt? You may want to give the ‘student loan doctor’ a call. Shannon Nia. December 11, 2018.

The Burr Magazine. #GIRLBOSS. Taylor Robinson. December 10, 2018.

Politico. What House Democrats may try on Title IX. Benjamin Wermund. December 10, 2018.

Medium. Salary negotiation in a gender-biased world. Trisha Aguinaldo. December 4, 2018.

The New York Times. Young women have to play catch-up in retirement savings. Kerry Hannon. December 4, 2018.

Delaware Business Now. Gender pay gap in Delaware fifth smallest in the nation. December 4, 2018.

Maine Association of Nonprofits. Why women are still underrepresented in nonprofit leadership and what we can do about it. Kelly McCormack. December 4, 2018.

Medium. The new Title IX proposal: protecting institutions at the expense of survivors. Deborah Vagins. December 3, 2018.

November 2018

Cision. AAUW Awards grants to two Western Governors University students. November 30, 2018.

Forbes. How this study misses the mark on equal pay and the pay gap. Tanya Tarr. November 30, 2018.

The John Hopkins News-Letter. Giving holidays gifts that uplift women and fight gendered stereotypes. Lauren Padilla. November 29, 2018.

Advisory Board. The 10 jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps. (Hint: 3 are in health care.). November 28, 2018.

Business Wire. Secret Deodorant launches new star-studded campaign that takes aim at the gender pay gap. November 19, 2018.

The 74 Million. Ed Dept’s new Title IX rules would set higher bar for proving sex harassment in K-12 vs. Higher Ed; women’s groups vow opposition as 60-day comment period begins. Carolyn Phenicie. November 16, 2018.

ABA Journal. Education Department announces new rules on handling campus sexual assault. Lorelei Laird. November 16, 2018.

Philly. What Betsy DeVos’ new sexual misconduct regulations mean for victims, the accused, and schools. Anna Orso. November 16, 2018.

RSA® Conference. Diversity and inclusion principles for RSAC 2019. Sandra Toms. November 13, 2018.

Arkansas Democrat Gazette. University of Arkansas lists Title IX assault reports. Jaime Adame. November 10, 2018.

Fortune Magazine. Why the widest pay gap persists in the best-paying fields. Kim Churches. November 8, 2018.

Go Banking Rates. Americans are drowning in debt – a new survey finds out why. Cameron Huddleston. November 8, 2018.

Bustle. The 2018 Midterms results point to your student loans getting some attention from lawmakers. Lauren Holter. November 7, 2018.

Forbes. How the 2018 Midterm elections could help women and boost equal pay laws. Tanya Tarr. November 7, 2018.

CNBC. These careers have the biggest gender pay gaps, and here’s what you can do about it. Jessica Dickler. November 6, 2018.

The University of Texas at Dallas. International political economy student awarded AAUW fellowship. November 5, 2018.

Al Jazeera. The U.S. economy is booming. It may not matter much to voters. Patricia Sabga. November 4, 2018.

ABC News. Why today is observed as Latina Equal Pay Day. Katie Kindelan. November 1, 2018.

Good Morning America. Why today is observed as Latina Equal Pay Day. Katie Kindelan. November 1, 2018.

People For the American Way. Why Latina Equal Pay Day matters. Evelyn Ramirez. November 1, 2018.

Girl Boss. How the wage gap impacts Latinas and what you can [do] to help. Theresa Avila. November 1, 2018.

NBC News. In the know: Women in the news 10/26-10/31. Lindsey China. November 1, 2018.

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Press Releases

AAUW Awards $4 Million in Fellowships and Grants
June 8, 2019

Women Hardest Hit By Student Loan Crisis
May 15, 2019

On Equal Pay Day, New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Believe Pay Gap Is Due to Bias
March 29, 2019

AAUW Applauds House Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
March 27, 2019

AAUW Applauds Paycheck Fairness Act Introduction in Congress
January 31, 2019

Older releases

AAUW Denounces Rescission of School Discipline Guidance
December 21, 2018U.S. Department of Education Moves to Roll Back Title IX Protections for Sexual Misconduct November 16, 2018AAUW Statement on the 2018 Midterm Elections
November 7, 2018Gender Pay Gap Shortchanges Women $500 Billion Annually; Biggest Gaps among Financial Managers, Physicians and Surgeons
October 23, 2018AAUW Reacts to Kavanaugh Confirmation
October 6, 2018AAUW Urges Withdrawal of Kavanaugh Nomination
September 28, 2018AAUW Statement: It’s Time to Close the Gender Pay Gap
September 12, 2018AAUW Reacts to Reports of Proposed Title IX Rules
August 30, 2018AAUW, Women’s Foundation and Mayor James Announce Initiative to Help Close the Gender Pay Gap with Salary and Benefits Negotiation Training
August 20, 2018

AAUW Statement Opposing the Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh
August 3, 2018

AAUW Announces 2018–19 Fellowship Awardees
July 2, 2018

AAUW Statement on Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
June 27, 2018

46 Years of Title IX: Fight for Equity in Education Rages On
June 21, 2018

AAUW Statement on the 55th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
June 7, 2018

Analysis: Women Hold Two-Thirds of Country’s $1.4-Trillion Student Debt
May 21, 2018

AAUW Report: Women Still Make 80 Cents on the Dollar
April 9, 2018

Starbucks Commits to Pay Equity
March 21, 2018

American Association of University Women Announces Senior Leadership Team to Advance Equity
March 14, 2018

Advocates Convey Support for Civil Rights and School Safety to Secretary DeVos
March 4, 2018

Trump Administration Rejects Transgender Complaints under Title IX
February 12, 2018

2018 Campus Action Project Grant Recipients Announced
February 6, 2018

Massachusetts to Offer State-Wide Salary Negotiation Workshops for Women
January 24, 2018

Analysis Reveals Gender and Racial Pay Gaps for 25 Major U.S. Cities
December 13, 2017

San Francisco to Offer City-Wide Salary Negotiation Workshops for Women
December 11, 2017

AAUW Announces 2017–18 Awardees
November 16, 2017

AAUW Announces Latest Student Leadership Cohort
November 3, 2017

Department of Education Rescinds Crucial Title IX Guidance
September 22, 2017

Gender Pay Gap Remains at 20 Cents
September 12, 2017

AAUW Responds to Department of Education Title IX Announcement
September 7, 2017

AAUW Responds to Rescinding of DACA Program
September 5, 2017

AAUW Statement on White House Decision on EE0-1 Pay Data Collection
August 29, 2017

AAUW to Participate in Department of Education Meeting on Title IX
July 13, 2017

New Report: Women Hold Two-Thirds of Country’s $1.3-Trillion Student Debt
May 24, 2017

Newly Released Campus Sexual Violence Data Don’t Tell Full Story
May 10, 2017

Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital
April 4, 2017

American Association of University Women Marks Equal Pay Day with Action
April 4, 2017

AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Trainings Now Available Across the U.S.
March 30, 2017