AAUW Outlook Spring/Summer 2015: Activism Everywhere
Which is a better tool for an activist, a mouse or a megaphone? This issue of Outlook explores the different ways that people are empowering women—by gathering online, by gathering in person, and by blazing trails in nontraditional fields that other women can follow. It takes all kinds of advocacy to get the job done. What kind of advocate are you?
Will the Revolution Be Tweeted?
Social justice movements have added hashtags to their toolboxes. But what does online activism accomplish?
There are so few spaces where women’s issues are front and center. AAUW’s convention has been an important — and historical — one.
The video game industry is one of the fastest-growing tech fields. But why are women game developers still so scarce?
Also in this Issue
- AAUW Boise Area (ID) Branch members testify before the Idaho Legislature about the importance of LGBT civil rights.
- The Purdue University AAUW student organization brings a poet to campus to encourage students to use their voices.
- The AAUW Weston (FL) Branch hosted an anti-human-trafficking event.
- The President’s proposed budget and an education bill make their way through Congress.
- We review a new book about why the Equal Rights Amendment remains important — and how we can finally get it passed.
Outlook on the Web
|Latina women have the biggest wage gap compared with men.|
|In December, we celebrated one of AAUW’s founders, Ellen Swallow Richards.|
|Get more women into the boardroom. Send the students in your life to the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.|