Log#6 Special Interest Groups

Log#6 Special Interest Groups - tolerate discrimination in...

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Log # 6 Special Interest Groups Group Members: -Lori Johnson -Shawna Banks -Ruth Taylor American Association of University Women By: Christine Potts Background Information AAUW is single-handedly the largest source of funding provided exclusively for graduate women. Since it was founded in 1881 by Marion Talbot and Freda Kirchway, AAUW has been a catalyst for change. Today, there are more than 100,000 members, and the organization helps contribute to a more promising future and provides a powerful voice for women and girls. AAUW supports aspiring scholars, teachers and activists in local communities, and women pursuing professions where females are under-represented. The way this assembly of people administers for the community is it provides funds to advance education, supports research, doesn't
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Unformatted text preview: tolerate discrimination in higher education, and encourages self-development for women. Position The ambitions of the American Association of University Women is based off the Constitutional Amendment XIV, which ensures that discrimination is prohibited based on sex, race, sexual orientation, marital status, ethnicity, national origin, color or indigence. In this organization's case, discrimination on a basis of sex is what they center on and they help fund causes to stop it, especially when it comes to the case in higher education. Affects on Education The AAUW has a tremendous affect on education. They are the leading funders for educating women, and continue every year to give many women who can't afford to go to college, an opportunity to do so....
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course EDU 201 taught by Professor Iforget during the Fall '07 term at Philadelphia.

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