Welcome to the Pittsburgh, PA Branch! APRIL 2018

 

 Welcome Spring!     Welcome New Members!

What better time to begin anew. The AAUW Pittsburgh Branch invites you to join us in our work and collaboration within our communities and across our nation.  The AAUW is a National Organization whose mission is advancing opportunities and equality.

We look forward to helping you on any equality, Human Rights issues, Title IX,  Gender Bias, Human Trafficking, STEM projects, Equal Pay for Women and much more.  The AAUW Pittsburgh Branch works together with other like-minded organizations, building relationships and completing projects.


 Thank You for making this event such a success!

Empowering Women in Actuarial Science

 


 

Webinar Discussion with Winona LaDuke from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice

 

Join AAUW and our ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club in commemorating Native American Heritage Month as we talk with Winona LaDuke about her book The Winona LaDuke Chronicles: Stories from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice.
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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.
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Gender Pay Gap

Simply put, the gender pay gap is the gap between what women are paid and what men are paid. The most commonly cited gender pay gap statistic in the United States compares the median annual earnings of women who work full time, year-round against the median annual earnings of men who work full time, year-round. There are as many ways to calculate gender pay gaps as there are ways to calculate average pay earned by workers, as long as the original data source records whether workers are men or women. Though the ratio of women’s pay to men’s pay varies depending on the data source and analysis, the finding that women are paid less than men is extremely consistent.

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