AAUW’s Position on Balancing Work and Life: Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

AAUW believes that creating a work environment that helps employees balance the responsibilities of work and family is smart for businesses and good public policy. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Abstinence-Only Sex Education

AAUW supports the right of every woman to obtain medically accurate information about and access to safe and comprehensive reproductive health services. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Ensuring Civil Rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Americans

No American should be denied the full range of civil rights and civil liberties due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Health Care

AAUW believes that everyone is entitled to health care that is high-quality, affordable, and easily accessible. Read more »

AAUW Members talking with Senator Harry Reids

Summer Lobbying — Having a Blast!

Ah, summertime. Constituent meetings, public events, and congressional town halls provide excellent opportunities for women’s rights advocacy! You can meet your congresswomen and men during the summer — but you […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 16, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Career and Technical Education

AAUW believes that career and technical education (CTE) is increasingly important for women and girls seeking to earn their way in a competitive marketplace. Read more »

Report: Senate Keeps Women and Minorities off of Federal Benches

Earlier this week, the advocacy group People for the American Way released a report on the Senate’s record of blocking President Barack Obama’s judicial nominations. The report reached a shocking […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 02, 2011

Looking Forward to My First AAUW National Convention!

Although I have twice volunteered for the AAUW National Convention (held every two years—every sixth year in Washington, D.C.), this is the first time that I’ve registered for the entire […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 18, 2011

New Voices in Pay Equity Panel

AAUW hosted this panel to hear from new voices on gender pay disparities in law, engineering, academia, and public relations. It was recorded April 11, 2011 at the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Read more »

Changing the Wikipedia Gender Gap — I’ll Start

I became the eighth most-frequent contributor to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” Wikipedia page following a graduate school assignment. Little did I know at the time, my contributions were somewhat […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 08, 2011