It’s the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act! This landmark law outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Learn how gender became a part of the bill. Then read about the African American women who played an invaluable role leading the civil rights movement.
Studies show that women apologize more than men, often for perfectly reasonable acts like, you know, taking up space.
Women on up to 12 campuses will get the opportunity to launch projects that encourage and empower other students to put an end to tired, old biases and stereotypes, thanks to AAUW and Pantene. http://bit.ly/1kLb22V
Sorry, not sorry. We’re ready to shine strong and change the world.
College women learn more about how you can earn an AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants, sponsored by Pantene, and battle biases in your community today. http://bit.ly/1kLb22V
Today the world says farewell to the remarkable author, poet, and activist Dr. Maya Angelou.
We had the privilege of hosting Dr. Angelou at our 1993 biennial Convention in Minneapolis, where she told us: “It is time for us to talk about courage. The vision, the voice, will not bring us victory unless we have courage.”
Thank you, Dr. Angelou, for giving so many women courage.
According to several news reports, New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson may have been fired after she questioned a potential pay gap between her and her male predecessors.
If this is true, it’s outrageous — and legal. This shouldn’t be happening in the United States, and in 2014 no less. Tell Congress to right this wrong by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act —> http://bit.ly/1ebXGLe