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AAUWAmerican Association of University Women (equality advocacy organization; est. 1881; Washington, DC)
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The AAUW's Churches said the course addresses the biases that women inevitably face in interviews and performance reviews.
For information about the event or AAUW, contact Lori Switzer at chicagoaauw@hotmail.com.
AAUW members typically join a local branch that has an affiliation agreement with the National Office.
AAUW Educational Foundation and the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund.
The AAUW conducted a similar study in 2001 and found that women made 80 percent of what men were paid, Corbett explained.
AAUW research delves deeper and shows that even after controlling for education, occupation, work hours and other factors that are known to affect earnings, an unexplained wage gap still exists," says Christianne Corbett, the lead author of the forthcoming report.
Algunos consideran que las chicas sufren mas acoso sexual (AAUW, 1993; Bennett y Fineran, 1998); otros afirman que las chicas sufren las formas mas graves--fisicas--de acoso (Hand y Sanchez, 2000; Timmerman, 2003); y otros argumentan que aunque pueden sufrir acoso en la misma medida que los chicos, las chicas se sienten mas amenazadas y preocupadas (Bennett y Fineran, 1998; Fineran y Bennett, 1999; Fineran et al., 2003), e incluso que los chicos, en algunas circunstancias, perciben de forma positiva ciertas situaciones de acoso sexual (AAUW, 2001; Hand y Sanchez, 2000; Murnen y Smolak, 2000).
With support from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the National Science Foundation, Hill, Corbett, and Rose (2010) have studied this problem and attributed this disparity to the effects of societal beliefs and the learning environment on girls' achievements and interests in science and math (Why so few?
At the request of GNA Headquarters, GNA Northwest Metro Chapter Chair Doreen Wagner, PhD, RN, CNOR, recently served on a health care reform panel discussion at a meeting of the Cobb Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
One of my AAUW book club members alerted me to your magazine three years ago, and I love it.
A recent study was conducted by the AAUW in which US Census Bureau findings were analyzed, the report indicated that women with a four-year degree earned 76 cents for every dollar earned by similarly educated men.