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2 REAP the Benefits of Your AAUW Membership Research Education Advocacy Philanthropy

3 Visit the AAUW website for updates:

4 Female high school graduates now also earn higher GPAs, on average, in math and science, than their male peers do. Grade Point Average in High School Mathematics and Science (Combined), by Gender, 1990–2005 Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007, The Nation's Report Card: America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP High School Transcript Study, by C. Shettle et al. (NCES ) (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office).

5 Women’s representation among STEM bachelor’s degree holders has improved over time but varies by field. Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, 2008, Science and engineering degrees: 1966–2006 (Detailed Statistical Tables) (NSF ) (Arlington, VA), Table 11, Author's analysis of Tables 34, 35, 38, & 39. Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Women in Selected Fields, 1966–2006

6 Percentage of Employed STEM Professionals Who Are Women, Selected Professions, 2008 Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009, Women in the labor force: A databook (Report 1018) (Washington, DC), Table 11.

7 Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years7 The Pay Gap After College Graduation (October, 2011) Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment in Middle and High Schools (November, 2011) Community Colleges: Gateway to Science, Engineering and Technology (January/February 2012) Visit the AAUW website for updates:

8 1. Your book group has read Why So Few? 2. Your branch has used the Program in a Box for a branch, school board, parent organization, faculty or other community meeting 3. Your branch has given a copy to your local public and college libraries 4. Your branch uses the Why So Few? research in planning a STEM event 5. Your branch supports the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund which pays for our research Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years8

9  National Conference for College Women Student Leaders  Campus Action Projects  Elect Her  $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshops

10  430 College/university partner members, 40 community colleges  $130 for AAUW’s 130th anniversary!  Graduate students — $18.81  E-student affiliates – FREE for undergraduate students of college/university partner members

11 1. Your branch has co-sponsored a Campus Action Project or Legal Advocacy Fund event on a local campus 2. Your branch has co-sponsored a $tart $mart or Elect Her event for high school or college students 3. Your branch has sent a local student to NCCWSL or paid for a scholarship 4. Your branch sends leaders to district, state and national AAUW meetings 5. Each officer in your branch helps mentor new leaders Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years11

12 2010 Successes Strides for fair pay  Women’s health  Title IX Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell  STEM: Passage of America COMPETES Act Increased student aid  School vouchers Improve school climates AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps  Congressional Voting Record  Voter guides

13 EQUAL PAY DAY April 20, 2012 Check out our Blog or YouTube Dancing in the Rain for Fair Pay

14 1. Your branch members have helped educate and/or register voters 2. Your branch members subscribe to Mission in Action and Action Alert 3. Your branch and branch members support the Public Policy Fund 4. Your branch is planning an Equal Pay Day event 5. Your branch members write letters and send e mails to your elected representatives in local, state, and national offices 6. Your branch has used a PIAB to educate your community about Title IX, the Safe Campus Act, the National Women’s Museum, and Pay Equity Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years14

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16 1. Your branch and branch members support at least one of the AAUW Funds 2. At least one of your branch members is a member of the Legacy Circle 3. Your branch funds a local scholarship for a graduating senior, a proven scholar, or a member 4. Your branch sends a young woman to NCCWSL Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years16

17 Breaking Through Barriers for Women and Girls for 130 Years17 It Takes You To help AAUW grow So WE can…


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