AAUW Outlook Magazine

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Fall 2017

The Power of Lobby Day

AAUW members attending the 2017 AAUW National Convention in Washington, DC, in a crosswalk with the U.S. Capitol building in the background.

AAUW members by the hundreds gathered on Capitol Hill this summer to advocate in the halls of Congress for Title IX and solutions to the student debt crisis. Read our cover story to find out more about why AAUW’s brand of nonpartisan advocacy is so crucial in this political moment. Also in this issue, you’ll find features about AAUW’s new strategic plan, an update on a significant fair pay case, and our annual financial report and donor list.

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Infographic of AAUW's strategic planning road map from where we are to where we need to go and how to get thereAAUW’s Strategic Plan: Focus, Relevance, Impact

AAUW has launched a bold strategic planning effort to maximize our impact toward our mission. Find out what’s happening and how you can become involved.


AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) plaintiff Aileen Rizo portraitThe Ongoing Fight for Equal Pay

AAUW-supported plaintiff Aileen Rizo’s long fight for fair pay has a second chance thanks to an amicus brief that AAUW joined.


AAUW members walking on Capitol Hill to meet members Congress at AAUW Lobby Day 2017AAUW on the Front Lines

Hundreds of AAUW advocates from all over the country gathered on Capitol Hill this summer to speak truth to power in the halls of the U.S. Congress.




Letter from the Editor
From Managing Editor Hannah Moulton Belec

U.S. Department of Education rescinds Title IX guidance and more

Alumnae News
Art as a voice for women in Afghanistan and more

On Your Bookshelf
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook by Alice Waters

From the Archives
The first AAUW National Convention Lobby Day in 1989

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Our Award-Winning Coverage

Excel awards
are given to association publications and media for outstanding work in design, editorial, marketing, and communications. Outlook has won four for excellence in single-topic reporting. Check out some of our award-winning issues.

Association Media & Publishing Excel Awards logoSpring/Summer 2012, Silver
Title IX Turns 40: Changing Women’s Lives

Winter 2014, Bronze
A Step Closer to Equality: Advancing LGBT Rights

Fall 2014, Silver
What Year Is It Again? The Rollback of Birth Control Access

Fall 2015, Bronze
Solving the Equation: How to Recruit More Women into Engineering and Computing

Read Past Issues

Summer 2017 AAUW Outlook Magazine cover art: The Student Debt Connection
Summer 2017
Cover art from the Spring 2017 AAUW Outlook magazine. Marching into action. Women's rights are human rights.
Spring 2017
The Next Four Years. Cover image of Winter 2017 AAUW Outlook magazine. Image of the White House.
Winter 2017
Fall 2016 AAUW Outlook magazine cover
Fall 2016