View the 2020-21 Program Calendar in the latest Newsletter
Catch up on the latest branch news, including the schedule of our 2020-21 meeting dates and programs, a two-minute activist reminder, and an update on Book Club. Read more.
April, May and June events update. Click here for more information.
The Day for Pay Equity event has been postponed until Fall 2020. Information is being sent to all those who had registered for the event to let them know how to find out when and where the event will take place then.
AAUW Milwaukee is proud to be a sponsor for “A Day for Pay Equity,” a city-wide initiative to bring WorkSmart, AAUW’s proven salary negotiation workshop, to the Milwaukee area on April 2, 2020. The initiative – planned by a collaborative of women’s professional organizations – aims to train 1,000 women at 20 workshops on one day, in parallel with AAUW’s pledge to train 10 million women in salary negotiation by 2022.
Why is negotiation so important? AAUW’s research on the gender pay gap shows that, one year out of college, women are already paid significantly less than men. Women who work full time take home about 80 cents for every dollar a full-time male worker is paid. And over a lifetime, those lost potential earnings add up.
Women who negotiate increase their potential to earn higher salaries and better benefits packages. By negotiating fair and equitable salaries, you’ll be better able to pay off loans, buy the things you want and need, and even save for retirement.
Workshops will be held throughout the day, across the city and run for two hours each. Join the movement to close the gender pay gap.
4 Tips to Negotiating for the Salary and Benefits You’re Worth
At AAUW we’re moving the needle on the gender pay gap through our innovative research, powerful advocacy, and salary negotiation programs for women across the country. You can sign up for a workshop near you or participate in our free online workshop. In the meantime, here are four tips for you. Ready to get paid what you’re worth? Follow these four steps to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. Read more.
Apply for AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants Today!
AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Follow in the footsteps of award-winning authors, scientists, scholars, and change makers. Apply today!
Know Your Rights: Workplace Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion, and it applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including federal, state, and local governments. Even with Title VII’s protections, many people across the country still face sexual harassment in their workplaces. Read more