Infographic concerning AAUW'S strategic planning process asking where are we now? where do we want to be? how will we get there?

Strategic Plan: Focus, Relevance, Impact

The strategic planning process will enable us not only to focus on what equity means, but on how we can be successful in attaining it — on how we can be successful in breaking down barriers. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 05, 2017
AAUW Interns pose with the AAUW sign

Celebrating 136 Years of AAUW

During this season of giving thanks, we honor the group of visionary women who founded AAUW 136 years ago on November 28, 1881. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 22, 2017
AAUW members are the National Women's Conference in 1977

40 Years of Activism for Women: The 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston, Texas

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the National Women’s Conference (NWC) held in Houston, Texas, in November 1977. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 20, 2017
A woman student wearing a graduation gown and cap with the words "Nevertheless, she persisted"

Full Equity in Higher Education Remains Elusive

It’s been a long time since women had to sit behind screens in the college classroom in order not to “disrupt” their male classmates, but we still haven’t reached full equity in higher education. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 04, 2017
Collection of Stamps

Five AAUW Women You Didn’t Know Were on Postage Stamps

Dorothy Height is one of more than a dozen women involved with AAUW who have appeared on postage stamps through the years. Cast your vote for which AAUW member you want to see on the next stamp. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2017
2003–04 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Joyce Kim

Six Women to Inspire You on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day we think about AAUW fellowship recipients who represent a diversity of professions and who act on the belief that women’s equality benefits society as a whole. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 06, 2017
AAUW staff say thank you to our members, donors and volunteers

AAUW Thanks You

We’ve dedicated this week to giving thanks to their legacy — and to today’s AAUW members, supporters, and volunteers who continue our founders’ fight and exemplify their sense of community. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 14, 2016
An old photo of women marching down the street with American flags

Preserving the Right to Run

With the passage of the 19th Amendment came the right to vote. But women have been running for office since before 1920 — and with suffrage came the power to elect more women. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 05, 2016
Gisela Richter (1944 AAUW Achievement Awardee)

The Achievement Award Series: Women Who Brought the Ancient World into Modern Times

AAUW celebrated women studying in all fields in an era when women were rarely given equal recognition to their male colleagues. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   September 23, 2016

A Global Anthropologist Found the Worst Sexism Was at Home

Cora Du Bois was a force to be reckoned with. In a field dominated by men, she made a name for herself. But Du Bois, the 1961 AAUW Achievement Awardee, realized that the United States still had a long way to go toward women’s equality. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2016