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Check out AAUW action, experts and research making headlines!

May 2022

ABC News The student debt gender gap: Women burdened more by debt call for systemic changes, Katie Kindelan & Yi-Jin Yu, May 23

The Hill Arizona Senate candidate calls gender pay gap a ‘left-wing narrative’, Brooke Migdon, May 13

MSNBC How I became of the only Latina deans in the world of higher ed, KYV Editorial Staff, May 3

April 2022

Teen Vogue How Sexual Violence Can Make Student Debt Harder to Pay Off, Omny Miranda Martone, April 14

ABC News Black Women hold majority of student debt. Some say the loan pause doesn’t do enough to help, Katie Kindelan, April 11

The Washington Post What the student loan payment pause has meant for Black women, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, April 3

March 2022

NBC Washington 16 U.S. Cities Where Women Under 30 Earn More Than Their Male Peers, Michelle Fox, March 31

The Washington Post Gender pay gap narrows as younger women now earn more than men in 22 major cities, Aaron Gregg, March 28

The Washington Post Companies tweeted for International Women’s Day. This this account called out their pay gaps., Julianne McShane, March 9

Forbes Mentoring Matters – But Can It Break The Bias?, Martin Boyd, March 8

Forbes New Evidence Shows Large Gender Gap in Leadership of Major U.S. Universities, Michael T. Nietzel, March 1

February 2022

The Hill California Senate bill seeks to close gender, racial pay gaps, Brooke Migdon, February 22

The Hill LGBTQ+ women in Utah face achievement, earnings gap: study, Brooke Migdon, February 21

January 2022

The Hill Women in same-gender relationships face larger pay gap than men, Brooke Migdon, January 22

The Hill Women face ‘concrete ceiling’ in advancing in higher education, Brooke Migdon, January 21

The Washington Post After a professor’s sexist remarks went viral, a student raised more than $100,000 for a women’s scholarship, Janay Kingsberry, January 20

The Washington Post Women hold two-thirds of student debt. These activists say they’ll strike if Biden doesn’t cancel it. , Abigail Higgins, January 7

December 2021

New York Magazine Women’s Wages Are Now Growing Faster Than Men’s, Kevin T. Dugan, December 15

CNBC What a lot of college grads don’t know about their first job offer, Jennifer Iroh, December 11

November 2021

Shape Magazine The Pressure of Being a Black Female Breadwinner, Chrissy King, November 9

October 2021

NBC News Closing the Latina wage gape is the ‘most important business issue,’ advocates say, Nicole Acevedo, October 21

The Washington Post International Day of the Girl 2021, Julianne McShane, October 11

Psychology Today The Interconnection Between Women’s Rights and LGBTQ Rights, Mark B. Baer, October 11

September 2021

Psychology Today How Women Continue to Struggle at Work, Michele Ruiz, September 22

ABC 7 Here and Now, Eyewitness News, August 16

August 2021

HuffPost How The Pandemic Slowed Progress For Black Women’s Pay Equity Taryn Finley, August 3

Real Simple The Truth About Women and Debt Nafeesah Allen, August 23

July 2021

Associated Press News AAUW Resources Explore Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Latinas American Association of University Women, July 29

June 2021

Los Angeles Business Journal Program Aims to Encourage High School Girls to Study STEM, June 29

NBC News Women are bearing the brunt of the student debt crisis – Covid-19 made it worst Kim Churches, June 21

CNBC Black women owe 22% more in student debt than white woman, on average Abigail Johnson Hess, June 14

May 2021

CNBC How Covid could make student debt a bigger problem for women Annie Nova, May 25

April 2021

The Guardian She sued for pregnancy discrimination. Now she’s battling Google’s army of lawyers. Kari Paul, April 9

March 2021

CNN Business It’s Equal Pay Day: Women lose an average of $406,000 to the wage gap in their lifetime Jazmin Goodwin, March 24

Ms. Magazine Why Increasing the Minimum Wage Could Help Close the Gender Wage Gap  Lisa Rabasca Roepe, March 24

Marketplace Radio | NPR This Equal Pay Day, women face additional burdens due to the pandemic  Kimberly Adams, March 24

USA Today Diversity is hard to find among the highest paid leaders at elite research universities Kim Churches and Andrea Silbert, March 15

February 2021

CreditCards.com, Women have more debt: Here’s how to pay it off and break the cycle.  Barri Segal ,February 3

New York Times What Canceling Student Debt Would Do for the Racial Wealth Gap  Opinion, February 1

Strategic Finance Magazine   Bridging the Gender Pay Gap, Daniel Butcher, February 1

Boston.com   Here’s how a group of students led the efforts to pass a campus sexual violence bill Arianna MacNeill, February 1

January 2021

Linked InYoung women graduating from college in the pandemic face a “triple threat”   Judith Spitz, January 26

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Why Women Don’t Get Ahead Jim Rendon, January 12

December 2020

Money – MSN.com  12 Prime Grant Opportunities for Women-Owned Businesses DElizabeth Gonzalez, December 11

American Journal of Criminal Justice Sexual Harassment in Transit Environments among College Students in the #MeToo Era December 11

November 2020

Forbes, When Will Joe Biden Forgive Your Student Loans?, Mark Kantrowitz, November 20

Zora by Medium, The Student Loan Crisis is a Racial Equality Issue,  Nicole Froio, November 19

Shape Magazine, What Vice President Kamala Harris’ Win Means to Me, Christina Lewis, November 7, 2020

U.S. News & World Report, 4 Financial Strategies for Women During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Susannah Snider, November 3, 2020

October 2020

Newsweek, COVID-19 Is a Nightmare for Working Moms. Policymakers Must React | Opinion, Kim Churches, October 26, 2020

New York Times, 5 Professors Sue Rutgers, Saying It Shortchanges Women on Pay, Jillian Kramer, October 15, 2020

September 2020

CNBC, New Census Data Reveals No Progress On Closing the Overall Gender Pay Gap Countney Connley, September 18, 2020

Targeted News Service, AAUW Reacts to Stagnant Gender Pay Gap Numbers, September 17, 2020

Forbes,  Council Post: Understanding The Gender Pay Gap: A Framework That May Help Susan Madsen, September 11, 2020

ScienceDaily, AAUW Fellow’s Research Sheds Light on Angelman Syndrome September 10, 2010

The Jackson County Examiner  Letter: Abuse victims on campus lose protections Kim Churches, September 8, 2020

August 2020

NBC News In commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, let’s remember the battle for equality is far from over  Kim Churches, August 17, 2020

Forbes Meet the Forgotten Female Scientist Who Debunked Theories of Male Superiority  Katie Jennings August 15, 2020

DiversityInc   Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Highlights Disparities and Widening Wealth Gap Janell Hazelwood August 13, 2020

Business Insider Today is Black women’s Equal Pay Day. This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races.  Andy Kiersz, August 13, 2020

Scientific American Women in science may suffer lasting career damage due to Covid-19 Jillian Kramer, August 12, 2020

Globe Newswire. AAUW Action Fund on Choice of Senator Kamala Harris for VP August 11

July 2020

Fast Company, This is how leaders can end economic inequities, for good  Kathryn Kolbert, July 24, 2020

Ms. Magazine Online  Today in Feminist History: The E.R.A. Has Bipartisan Support! David M. Dismore, July 20, 2020

June 2020

NBC News, This is what women in the class of 2020 really want, Kim Churches, June 16, 2020

Philanthropy Women COVID Worsens Student Debt for Women, Study Finds, June 15,2020

May 2020

The New York Times, Letter to the Editor Re “DeVos’s Rules Bolster Rights of Students Accused of Sexual Misconduct,” Kim Churches, May 20, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Feds unveil new sexual misconduct investigative rules for U.S. schools, Eric Strigus, May 7, 2020

The Washington Informer, D.C. Residents Grapple With Student Loan Debt During Pandemic, Lindiwe Vilakazi, May 6, 2020

The Missouri Times, Missouri Legislature pushing omnibus bills during pandemic ‘tarnishes’ institution, bipartisan coalition says, Kaitlyn Schallhorn, May 7, 2020

Mashable, How to be a better ally on Zoom, Siobhan Neela-Stock, May 2, 2022

April 2020

Florida Courier, Florida Black Women Who Are Essential Workers are Economically Insecure, Mary Gatta, April 25, 2020

Center for American Progress, On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color, Joceyln Frye, April 23, 2020

Leadership Conference on Civil Right, Our Courts Must Protect Civil and Human Rights at this Moment, April 22, 2020

March 2020

The Express. Old Photo Album: Books to benefit women’s scholarship funds. Staff. March 3, 2020.

The Daily TimesAAUW Maryville will present ‘Women’s Words: Girls’ Voices.’ Staff. March 2, 2020.

The Island Packet‘There’s calm here’: Camp St. Mary’s Catholic sister still has something to say. David Lauderdale. March 2, 2020.

Kobi5.com Southern Oregon. Girls Rock empowers young women, highlights STEM careers. Miles Furuichi. March 1, 2020.

Idaho State JournalsCity, League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women partner for Idaho Women 100 event in Pocatello. City of Pocatella. March 2, 2020.

The ExpressBattle for the Ballet: Black women a powerful force. Tammy Garrison. March 2, 2020.

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Post from Community: Women’s leadership collaborative to host salary negotiation workshops. Tempo Milwaukee. March 2, 2020.

WHBL Sheboygan. AAUW Schedules Candidate Forums. Kevin Zimmerman. March 2, 2020.

GANT News. Clearfield AAUW to Hold Annual Books-Sandwiched-In Series. Staff. March 2, 2020.

February 2020

24-7 Press Releases. Susan Virginia Kirkpatrick Isaacs-Bright Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who. Staff. February 25, 2020.

The Post Star. Obituary: Marjorie G. McCormack. Staff. February 25, 2020.

Marco EagleClub Briefs: AAUW fundraiser, more. Staff. February 25, 2020.

The Daily ChronicleLewis County AAUW to Discuss Homelessness at March program. Staff. February 24, 2020.

Business Insider US. Eleven charts that track the progress America has made in racial equality — and all the visceral ways we still have left to go. February 22, 2020

ForbesThe Staggering Truth About The 86-Year Pay Gap & How To Solve The Crisis. Renee Goyeneche. February 17, 2020.

American Heart Association Healthy for Good Blog. Women: Take Action to Secure Your Financial Health for Retirement. Staff. February 17, 2020.

News24.com. OPINION: Mind the (gender) gap in STEM fields. Tashnica Sylvester. February 11, 2020.

Kake.com. Asian American and Pacific Islander women have to work this far into the year to earn the same amount that white men earned in 2019. Alicia Lee, CNN. February 11, 2020.

American Enterprise Institute (DC). Chart of the Day: 2019 Advanced Placement test results by subject and gender. February 6, 2020

The Guardian  (U.S. Edition). This company published every employee’s salary online. Did it make pay more equal? February 5, 2020

FortuneHere’s how to enable Black Girl Magic at work. Ellen McGirt. February 3, 2020.

The Fresno BeeLetters: Nunes ‘addicted’ to Trump. Kelsey Hall. February 2, 2020.

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.

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