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What to Know When You Arrive at Convention

AAUW’s 2017 National Convention in Washington, D.C., is just a few days away, and we’re so excited that you’ll be joining us. As you prepare for the trip, here are some helpful things to know. Read more »

Blog   |   June 12, 2017

Reflecting on the First AAUW Lobby Day

In just a few weeks, the 49th AAUW National Convention will take place in Washington, D.C., making it the thirteenth time the nation’s capital has hosted convention. The last stop on our convention history tour takes us back in time to 1989 and the 35th AAUW National Convention, where the theme that year was “Choices, Changes, and Connections.” Read more »

Blog   |   May 26, 2017

Meet the Woman behind Some Big GOP Names

As American Viewpoint’s founder, Linda DiVall has provided effective strategies to both political and corporate clients for more than 30 years. DiVall was the first Republican woman to launch a political survey research and strategy firm. Read more »

Blog   |   May 02, 2017

Convention History in DC: Revisiting the Harmonious 1973 National Convention

June is quickly approaching, which means the 49th National Convention — set to take place in Washington, D.C., — is right around the corner. Read more »

Blog   |   April 20, 2017

2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Awardee: SurvJustice, Inc.

Dunn is the executive director of SurvJustice, which provides legal services to survivors across the country and trains institutions of higher education on compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act. Read more »

Blog   |   April 06, 2017

AAUW Convention: Setting the Tone for Tolerance, Respect, and Discourse

In June the 49th AAUW National Convention will be held once again in Washington, D.C. But let’s go back in time to 1961, when the 21st AAUW convention in D.C. […] Read more »

Blog   |   March 23, 2017
Coretta Scott King 1969 Convention

AAUW’s Most Memorable Convention Speakers

Enjoy learning about some of our most memorable speakers from our past gatherings. Read more »

Blog   |   March 13, 2017
Eleanor Roosevelt's Statue at FDR memorial

Touring D.C.

Get helpful information for navigating our nation’s capital during your time at convention. Read more »

Blog   |   March 10, 2017
Table with cappuccino, camera, map and book

D.C. No-Cost Destinations Worth a Metro Ride

Our nation’s capital is known for its monuments and museums, but it also offers other outings you can experience without breaking the bank. Read more »

Blog   |   March 03, 2017
Dr. Tererai Trent

2017 AAUW Alumnae Recognition Awardee: Tererai Trent, Ph.D.

Rooted in humble beginnings, Trent grew up in a cattle-herding family in rural Zimbabwe. Despite facing many obstacles, she never lost sight of her dreams of an education. Read more »

Blog   |   February 14, 2017