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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.


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
Women fill the room at the 1929 convention in New Orleans.

AAUW Back in the Big Easy after 8 Decades

  Welcome to New Orleans! As we take in the city’s charm, appreciate its history, and get excited for the skills we’ll gain in the days to come, remember that […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 09, 2013
Lilly Ledbetter

Meet the Face of Pay Equity Herself

  Don’t miss your chance to meet Lilly Ledbetter — the fair pay icon who has a piece of legislation named after her — after the Equal Pay, 50 Years […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 08, 2013

Which Professional Skills Will You Learn at Convention?

  In years past, AAUW conventions had one main goal: getting AAUW business done, with delegates deciding on national leaders and priorities. Now that all members have a say in […] Read more »

Blog   |   June 07, 2013

Spend a Morning Helping New Orleans Students

  KIPP Central City Primary, an elementary school in the heart of the Crescent City, is a powerful testament to the sheer determination of post-Katrina New Orleans to rebuild. A […] Read more »

Blog   |   May 17, 2013
Plaintiff Ariana Klay (right) in Marine uniform.

“The Invisible War” to Screen at AAUW Convention

  The Department of Defense estimates that in 2010, as many as 19,000 women in the military were victims of sexual assault. Overall, more than 20 percent of women veterans […] Read more »

Blog   |   May 01, 2013
The 2013 Convention logo: the number 2013 illustrated with multi-colored beads

Get the Inside Scoop on AAUW Research at Convention

  AAUW members love research! Talking about our cutting-edge  research with thoughtful and motivated women is the main reason I’m looking forward to the 2013 AAUW National Convention. While we […] Read more »

Blog   |   March 28, 2013