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.

January 2020

Her Campus. The Equal Rights Amendment: An American Dream Soon To Be True.  January 24, 2020

New York Amsterdam News. Student Loan Debt: A $90 Billion Crisis We Cannot Ignore.  January 23, 2020

Medium. You Should Know How Much Everyone is Paid. January 17, 2020

MarketWatch. ‘It was very important for me to defy the odds.’ How one woman paid off $32,000 in student loans in 5 years. January 16, 2020.

Penn State News. AAUW International Perspectives on Women in Society luncheon Jan. 23. January 14, 2020.

St. George News. Legendary University of Utah gymnastics coach selected as keynote speaker for fundraising gala. January 13, 2020.

Worldwide Prime News. GameAbove, Mr. October Foundation Announce Collaboration, $500,000 a Year to Expand STEM Efforts for Young Women and Men. January 13, 2020.

Ithaca Journal. Attention job applicants: Employers can no longer ask you this question in New York. January 6, 2020.

East Oregonian. Obituary: Elizabeth B. (“Liz”) Curtis. January 6, 2020.

News Channel 21/KTVZ.com. Hawaii’s new Title IX law includes protection for LGBTQ+ students. January 6, 2020.

New Republic. The Rise of a Hollow Political Catchphrase. January 3, 2020

Business North Carolina. Female college graduates carry disproportionate share of student debt. January 2, 2020.

December 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal. Rosen bill to push STEM careers for girls, minorities becomes law. December 30, 2019.

Redland Daily Facts. Celebrate the centennial of U.S. women’s suffrage at American Association of University Women program in Redlands. December 30, 2019.

Madison Eagle. Madison university women to host “Learning Eco-Ethics in India.” December 30, 2019.

Pasadena Now. Descendants of Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights Pioneers Celebrate Women’s Right to Vote Centennial With Historic Rose Parade Ride. December 30, 2019.

Massive Science. Meet Chien-Shiung Wu, the nuclear physicist who developed revolutionary experiments. December 28, 2019.

Bizwomen. Damage from sexual harassment extends to women’s careers, health. December 12, 2019.

Vox. They did everything right — and still hit the glass ceiling. Now, these women are suing America’s top companies for equal pay. December 10, 2019.

Princeton Alumni Weekly. Laurel Leff ’78 Remembers the Scholars Blocked from Escaping Nazism. December 10, 2019.

The Denver Channel (ABC). High school soccer team gains national attention as it advocates for equal pay. December 9, 2019.

Ms. Magazine Online.Keeping Score: Even More Reasons Not to Mess with Nancy Pelosi. December 6, 2019

Center for American Progress. African Americans Face Systematic Obstacles to Getting Good Jobs. December 5, 2019

Corporate Vision magazine. Empowering women in STEM. December 3, 2019.

Pacific Daily News. Atilana Rambayon: Helping others is part of the human experience. December 3, 2019.

Herald Tribune. Sarasota puts Florida on notice: Ratify Equal Rights Amendment. December 3, 2019.

Stock Daily Dish. Equal pay day: How do we close the gender pay gap? December 1, 2019.

November 2019

Coastal Point. Experts explain funding, property taxes for education.  November 26, 2019.

Thrive Global. This Calendar Shows the Visceral Way the Gender Pay Gap Affects All Races. November 25, 2019.

Medical Design and Outsourcing. The growing number of women in leadership roles.  November 25, 2019

The Gleaner. Majoring in the Minor. November 25, 2019.

WGAL News (Susquehanna Valley, PA) Five Things Women Can Do to Negotiate Higher Salary, Help Close the Gender Pay Gap. November 23, 2019.

AL.com  (Alabama)Women in Tuscaloosa have largest pay gap in Alabama. November 22, 2019.

Yahoo News It’s Latina Equal Pay Day: How I Learned To Stop Being “Humilde” & Ask For More Money. November 20, 2019.

Bayou Brief. The Blind Spot in the 2019 Campaign. November 19, 2019.

The Everygirl. Here’s Why the Different Equal Pay Days Matter. November 20, 2019.

Know Your Value (NBC News). Equal Pay Day isn’t equal — Latinas are hit hardest with wage gap. November 20, 2019.

HerMoney. HerMoney Podcast Episode 188: How To Close The Gender Pay Gap Once And For All. November 20, 2019.

Forbes. On Latina Equal Pay Day, 4 Entrepreneurs Share What They’ve Learned About Negotiating And The Importance Of Paying It Forward. November 20, 2019.

TCPalm. Letter to the Editor: Hispanic women in Florida face effects of gender and racial wage gaps. November 19, 2019.

The Porterville Recorder. Support Systems; AAUW hears about Vets, immigration.  November 18, 2019.

Business Computing World UK. Women in STEM: Empowerment in Employment. November 18, 2019.

MSNBC.com: Know Your Value. The Good News About Equal Pay Laws by Kim Churches.  November 15, 2019.

Inweekly. The Buzz 11/14/19. November, 14 2019.

Business NH Magazine. Young Adults Navigate Financial Independence. November 13, 2019

Teen Vogue. Yes, Women of Color Support Bernie Sanders. It’s Time to Stop Erasing Our Voices.  November 11, 2019.

Yahoo! Finance UK. How student debt can affect your mental health. Lydia Smith. November 9, 2019.

Ms. Magazine. Keeping Score: 2019 Election Milestones and New Research on Women, Power, Politics and Tech. November 8, 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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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.


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