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Check here often to catch the latest and greatest on our 2017 National Convention in Washington, D.C.! Plus, take a look back on our National Conventions in San Diego in 2015 and New Orleans in 2013.


A woman smiles and looks into the camera while sitting at a workshop.

Workshop Roundup: Use Facebook as a Recruitment Tool

This is just an example of the in-depth learning that will take place at the 2015 convention. Read more »

Blog   |   July 22, 2014
Street in the French Quarter

Roll It! Video Highlights from the 2013 Convention

Check out this highlight reel and relive all the excitement of the 2013 AAUW National Convention in New Orleans. Read more »

Blog   |   August 26, 2013
Claudia Richards, AAUW Senior Branch Relations Manager, wearing a orange dress with a purple sweater and navy and green accents, swinging a green boa.

The Colors of Convention

AAUW members showed up decked out in in AAUW gear and colors to network, reconnect, and learn together. Read more »

Blog   |   1 Comments   |   July 19, 2013

2013 Workshop Resources Available Online

PowerPoint presentations, handouts and more from our Workshops, Special Interest Groups and National Office Updates are now being uploaded to the website for everyone to access. Read more »

Blog   |   July 01, 2013
Four women of all ages listen during a workshop.

Members Embrace New Convention Format and Focus

  The lure of New Orleans drew Patty Otto, outgoing president of the AAUW Ludington (MI) Branch, to her first AAUW National Convention, but she happily spent the entire day […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 13, 2013
Lilly Ledbetter signs her book, Grace and Grit, at AAUW National Convention 2013.

Panel Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

  “If the Paycheck Fairness Act had been law while I was working, I wouldn’t be here today,” pay equity champion Lilly Ledbetter told AAUW members at Monday’s panel marking […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 12, 2013

Don’t Miss Our Star-Studded Banquet

  There are a limited number of tickets still for sale for today’s banquet honoring Sen. Olympia Snowe, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Linda T. Alepin. Snowe, a retired senator from Maine, […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 11, 2013
AAUW Fellow Alumna Joy Lapseritis

125 Years of AAUW Fellowships and Grants

  When AAUW awarded our first fellowship in 1888, institutional support of women’s higher education — much less postgraduate education — was virtually unheard of. Now, 125 years and $100 […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 11, 2013

One Member, One Vote: The Results Are In!

  Meet Your New Board Read more »

Blog   |   June 11, 2013
AAUW members with President John F. Kennedy as he signs the Equal Pay Act into law on June 10, 1963.

Equal Pay Act Turns 50 Today, So Why Don’t We Have Parity?

  Today is the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act. The law, which simply says that it should be illegal to pay men […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 10, 2013