11 Projects That Will Empower College Women from D.C. to Brazil 05February

2017-18 Campus Action Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Blog   |   Campus   |   32 Comments   |   February 05, 2018

From the #metoo movement to Hollywood women launching Time’s Up and AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grant recipients, women are not slowing down in the face of inequality. Read more »

5 Ways You Can Take Action for Gender Equity 19January

AAUW Delegation at the Women's March on Washington

It has been a watershed year for women and gender equity. Through programming, research, and advocacy, we pushed for equal educational opportunities, equal pay for equal work, and workplaces free of discrimination. Read more »

Reproductive Freedom Is Tied to Women’s Economic Security 18January

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   25 Comments   |   January 18, 2018

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. Read more »

7 Feminist Resolutions for 2018 29December

Attendees at the 2017 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders connected with powerful speakers. AAUW National Student Advisory members Aku Acquaye and Dania Baraka stand with poet Crystal Valentine.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   18 Comments   |   December 29, 2017

If 2017 has taught us anything, it’s that our activism is needed now more than ever. Read more »

Your Favorite Holiday Songs: The Feminist Remix 14December

Feminist holiday songs shareable: Deck the halls with equal paychecks fa la la la la la la la la!

It’s been a busy year. With your support in 2017 we helped pass equal pay legislation in many states, expanded our salary negotiation workshops, pushed against attempts to weaken Title IX, and tirelessly fought for legislative action to ensure equity for women and girls. Read more »

Strategic Plan: Focus, Relevance, Impact 05December

Infographic concerning AAUW'S strategic planning process asking where are we now? where do we want to be? how will we get there?
Blog   |   Community   |   31 Comments   |   December 05, 2017

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 »

Holiday Gift Guide for Girls: 2017 Edition 22November

Woman wearing winter sweater handing holiday gift out to someone
Blog   |   Community   |   November 22, 2017

Can’t figure out what to get your favorite girls this holiday season? AAUW’s Holiday Gift Guide for Girls has you covered. We’ve created a list of gifts that empower girls to believe in themselves, defy stereotypes, be creative, and dream big! Read on to find gifts for activists, scientists, and change makers at every age and at every stage of their trailblazing careers. Read more »

Celebrating 136 Years of AAUW 22November

AAUW Interns pose with the AAUW sign
Blog   |   Community   |   26 Comments   |   November 22, 2017

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 »

40 Years of Activism for Women: The 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston, Texas 20November

AAUW members are the National Women's Conference in 1977
Blog   |   Community   |   29 Comments   |   November 20, 2017

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

Take Two Minutes to Double Your Impact and Celebrate AAUW’s Birthday 09November

Four African American attendees at the 2017 National Conference for College Women Student leaders smile and leap in front of an AAUW bug banner.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   33 Comments   |   November 09, 2017

This year, #GivingTuesday is special. It falls on AAUW’s anniversary — Tuesday, November 28 — when we will celebrate 136 years of helping to level the playing field for women and girls. Read more »