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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
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