AAUW Empowers Women

AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.
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PHOTO: Women are not worth less. That's the message supporters of equal pay legislation will once again bring to the Michigan Capitol today, wearing red to symbolize the fight to get women's salaries out of the red. Photo courtesy of Michigan Equal Pay Coalition.
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Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012)

Graduating to a Pay Gap explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation.

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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013)

More than ever before, women are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. This report     recommends policies and practices to help women succeed in community colleges.