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Security Notice: Update Your Browser

In an effort to provide the highest level of security for our members, we have disabled connections to AAUW’s secure online services from devices using any Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol less than 1.1. Any device that is not using TLS 1.1 or higher will not be able to logon to AAUW’s online services. Today, all recent versions of the major internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer) support TLS 1.1 and higher. This complies with industry standard secure payment processing and helps to protect your private data.

The chart below shows what O/S (Operating Systems) and browsers support TLS 1.1 & TLS 1.2. Only users of older versions of Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, or Firefox as their browser will not have the ability to support TLS 1.1 & 1.2. If you are using an unsupported browser and need to access the Membership Services Database, access your Site Resources branch or state website, make an online donation or submit a membership form, or access other members-only materials on AAUW websites, you will need to install an alternate browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera or upgrade to a newer version of the browser and operating system. Links to download alternate browsers are below.

Chrome: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/
Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
Opera: http://www.opera.com/

All Windows O/S using Firefox (versions 36 or greater) or Chrome (versions 41 or greater) Yes
All Windows O/S using last nine versions of Opera Yes
All Windows 7, 8, or 10 using Internet Explorer 11 Yes
Windows 7 users using version 9 or 10 of Internet Explorer (**must be manually enabled) Yes
All Windows Vista using Internet Explorer No
All Windows XP using Internet Explorer No
All Mac OS X 10.9 -10.11 using Safari version 7 or greater (Earlier versions or Safari are not supported) Yes

Content Suggestions (May 2016)

Add Your Name to the Ballot!


Have you ever considered running for the AAUW Board of Directors?

You should!

Now is the time to start preparing for the 2017 election.


Give Grad a Gift!

You have something special to give new college grads: one year of free national membership!

It’s easy, and you can give AAUW memberships to as many recent graduates as you like.



Mom’s Penalty, Dad’s Bonus

Women around the country “celebrated” Equal Pay Day on April 12, but mothers (and most women of color) have to wait even longer for their paychecks to catch up.

May 16 represents the symbolic day when the median pay of mothers who work full time, year-round, catches up to the pay that working fathers received the previous year.

Mothers typically are paid only 73 cents for every dollar fathers are paid — mothers face a pay gap larger than the 21-cent gap between women and men overall.


¡Adelante! Turns 20


One gender gap we don’t hear about often is the literary gender gap. In 2014, 41 percent of books reviewed by the New York Times were by women; for Harper’s Magazine, it was 28 percent. And the numbers are even worse for women of color: 15 percent for the New York Times and 7 percent for Harper’s Magazine. That’s why we created the ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club: to spotlight engrossing stories and writing by women from all backgrounds. The 2016-2017 reading list is out! Use it to make plans for your book club and be sure to join in upcoming online author discussions.


The Actual State of My State

Every year governors across the country offer up their assessments of the state of their respective states. While each one undoubtedly claims, “The state of our state is strong,” it is unfortunately less common for governors to examine the issues that AAUW members prioritize. In 2016, of the 42 governors who gave speeches or wrote addresses, only two governors discussed equal pay. Check out where your state ranks nationally, and learn about the existing state laws.


AAUW Policy Guide to Equal Pay in the States

Welcome to AAUW’s Site Resources Website!

Through AAUW’s Site Resources program, we create and host free websites for AAUW’s branches and states. Join more than 540 other branches and master your website long before your next meeting! Sign up for a new website today or request a free, no-obligation website review below to learn more about our program.

Content Suggestions (April 2016)

New AAUW Research on Women in Leadership


Women are not new to leadership; think of Cleopatra or Queen Elizabeth. Think of the women who led the civil rights and education reform movements. But women are still outnumbered by men in the most prestigious positions, from Capitol Hill to the board room. Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership examines the causes of women’s under representation in leadership roles in business, politics, and education and suggests what we can do to change the status quo. Download the Full Report.

FabLab TV and AAUW

Tune in with your favorite Steminist for a fabulous collaboration between AAUW and Fab Lab. Airing weekend mornings on your local FOX affiliate. FabLab is scouring the globe for mind blowing new discoveries, inventions and innovations that are making the world a better place. Check Local Listings.

Navigating Ocean Conservation as a Woman of Color

2010–11 AAUW American Fellow Ayana Elizabeth Johnson works as an independent consultant with nonprofit organizations that specialize in ocean conservation. Being a leader and a woman of color in a white, male-dominated field has not come without its bumps in the road, but, she says, she refuses to allow these stereotypes to stop her from doing her job. Read More.

It’s Graduation Season! Give A Grad A Gift!

Did you know that as AAUW members, you can give a free national membership to as many recent graduates as you like? It’s free for you and free for them. You could even gift the entire graduating class of your local college or university! (And yes, national members, that means you too!
)  Give the gift of AAUW membership now.