Supreme Court Affirms Retaliation Protections

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court announced an 8-0 decision in an important equal pay retaliation case, Thompson v. North American Stainless. (Justice Elena Kagan recused herself due to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 25, 2011

Where Are the Women in Chanukah?

Tonight is the third night of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. Though it often coincides with the Christmas season (and is sometimes treated as a sort of Jewish version thereof), […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 03, 2010

The Year of the Woman, Round Two

By now you’ve probably heard about Ginni Thomas’ early morning phone call to Anita Hill, asking her to apologize for what Hill did “with” Ginni Thomas’ husband, Supreme Court Justice […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 22, 2010

Court Rules Campus Group Cannot Discriminate

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in CLS v. Martinez that public colleges and universities may require campus-based religious organizations that want university recognition or funds to comply with that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 29, 2010

Equity + Home x Balance = Half the Work, All the Fun

The expression “hands-off dad” is not a term in my husband’s vocabulary. Since the birth of our son, Noah, three years ago, my husband has served as the primary breadwinner, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2010

Leadership and Social Justice

Many people see things in the world that make them stop and wish for something different. I’m not talking about adding ketchup and mustard to a burger; I’m talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 11, 2010

Labor Union Women Making History

Who has been honored this month with esteemed women such as Linda Chavez-Thompson, Augusta Thomas, Elizabeth Shuler, Arlene Holt Baker, and Nancy Wohlforth? My mom! I know it may sound […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2010

Holla Back D.C.!

While street harassment is a big issue these days, women have been fighting sexual harassment in Washington, D.C., public spaces for more than 80 years. As we celebrate and acknowledge […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   March 29, 2010

Writing Deaf Women Back into History

I was driven and ambitious as a young girl. I had big dreams; I wanted to be a journalist or an attorney. Clair Huxtable, Geraldine Ferraro, “Career Barbie,” and even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   March 18, 2010
AAUW Supporters with signs

Celebrating National Women’s History Month

AAUW is excited to partner with the National Women’s History Project in its 30th anniversary year, which has the theme “Writing Women Back into History.” Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   March 01, 2010