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American Association of University Women

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The American Association of University Women (AAUW), officially founded in 1881, is a non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. [1]

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Advocacy

Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions.

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Archives of American Art

The Archives of American Art is the largest collection of primary resources documenting the history of the visual arts in the United States.

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Bernice McCoy

Bernice McCoy (1878 - October 15, 1944) was an American educator, Dean of Women at State Normal School, Lewiston.

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Bernice Orpha Redington

Bernice Orpha Redington (December 9, 1891 - March 9, 1966) was a home economics expert and journalist, her bylines being Prudence Penny, Carolyn Cuisine and Mary Mills.

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C. Louise Boehringer

Cora Louise Boehringer (1878 – September 11, 1956) was the first female superintendent of schools in Yuma County, Arizona and the first woman to be elected to office in the state. She has been called "the mother of the Arizona educational system". In 2008 she was inducted into the Arizona Women's Hall of Fame.

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Della Prell Darknell Campbell

Della Prell Darknell Campbell (December 22, 1889 - died after 1971) was the Dean of girls at North Central High School, Spokane, Washington.

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E. Ruth Rockwood

Ellen Ruth Rockwood (1872 - April 13, 1952) was a librarian.

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Ellen Swallow Richards

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (December 3, 1842 – March 30, 1911) was an industrial and safety engineer, environmental chemist, and university faculty member in the United States during the 19th century.

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Esther Brunauer

Esther Caukin Brunauer (July 7, 1901 – June 26, 1959) was a longtime employee of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and then a U.S. government civil servant, who with her husband was targeted by Senator Joseph McCarthy's campaign against U.S. State Department officials whose loyalty to the U.S. he questioned.

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Eva Frederica French LeFevre

Eva Frederica French LeFevre (October 20, 1851 - June 13, 1948) was a prominent philanthropist and the president of the Denver Orphan's Home.

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Eva Perry Moore

Eva Perry Moore (July 24, 1852 – April 28, 1931) was an American clubwoman based in St.

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Fanny J. Bayrhoffer Thelen

Franziska "Fanny" Johanna Mathilde Bayrhoffer Thelen (November 15, 1856 – April 28, 1939) was member of the Women's Committee of the Panama–California Exposition in 1915 and of the San Diego County Woman's Board of the State and National Defense.

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Frances St John Chappelle

Frances Arcadia Willoughby St.

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Grant (money)

Grants are non-repayable funds or products disbursed or gifted by one party (grant makers), often a government department, corporation, foundation or trust, to a recipient, often (but not always) a nonprofit entity, educational institution, business or an individual.

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Harriet A. Haas

Harriet Averill Haas (born October 17, 1874) was an attorney and member of Piedmont Board of Education.

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Helen Matusevich Oujesky

Helen Matusevich Oujesky (August 14, 1930 – February 1, 2010) was an American professor of microbiology at the University of Texas, San Antonio.

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Justice

Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.

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Kate Brousseau

Kate Brousseau (April 24, 1862 – July 8, 1938) was an American professor and researcher on mental hygiene, chair of the Psychology Department at Mills College.

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Kate Wetzel Jameson

Kate Wetzel Jameson (October 15, 1870 - 1967) was a professor at several colleges and Dean of Women at Montana State University, Arizona State University and then Oregon State College.

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Lillien Jane Martin

Lillien Jane Martin (1851–1943) was an American psychologist.

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M. Elizabeth Shellabarger

Mary Elizabeth "Bess" Shellabarger (October 16, 1879 - June 25, 1967) was a Registered Nurse, army nurse overseas during World War I and director of American Red Cross Nursing Service in Albania and Montenegro.

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Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie (born Maria Salomea Skłodowska; 7 November 18674 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

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Marion Talbot

Marion Talbot (July 31, 1858 – October 20, 1948) was Dean of Women at the University of Chicago from 1895 to 1925, and an influential leader in the higher education of women in the United States during the early 20th century.

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Mary Yost

Mary Yost (September 25, 1881 - March 4, 1954) was an American academic.

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Nancy A. Leatherwood

Nancy Rebecca Albaugh Leatherwood (November 19, 1872 - September 1961) was an American club woman and wife of U.S. Representative from Utah, Elmer O. Leatherwood.

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Pauline Suing Bloom

Pauline Suing Bloom was a reporter and feature writer, founder of The Spokane Woman.

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Permeal J. French

Permeal J. French (1867 - October 10, 1954) was Dean of Women at University of Idaho.

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R. Belle Colver

Rhoda Belle Colver (October 3, 1882 - January 24, 1977) was the Club Editor of The Spokesman-Review in Spokane.

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Rachel Applegate Solomon

Rachel Emma Applegate Solomon (November 23, 1887 - June 15, 1955) was an American educator.

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Rachel Fitch Kent

Rachel Fitch Kent was an Instructor in English at University of Nevada.

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Reba Hurn

Rebecca Jane Hurn (1881–1967) was the first woman elected to the Washington State Senate, serving from 1923 to 1930.

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Ruth Karr McKee

Ruth Karr McKee (b. March 28, 1874) was for several years a member of the Board of Regents, University of Washington.

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Sexism

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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Social network

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Vassar College

Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States.

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Vinnie B. Clark

Vinnie B. Clark (1878–1971) was an educator and author who established and developed the Geography Department at the San Diego State University.

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Violet Richardson Ward

Violet Richardson Ward (August 27, 1888 - 1978), B. A., M. A., was the founder of the Berkeley Women's Gymnasium and introduced physical education into Berkeley schools.

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Virginia Cleaver Bacon

Virginia Cleaver Bacon (February 1, 1883 - April 11, 1930) was Oregon State Librarian.

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Wanda Brown Shaw

Wanda Brown Shaw (February 14, 1899 - July 20, 1942) was a clubwoman and teacher of Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Wilhelmine Wissman Yoakum

Wilhelmine Wissman Yoakum (July 16, 1891 - February 24, 1983) was the first woman elected to Oakland City Council.

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Winifred G. Helmes

Winifred Gertrude Helmes (March 6, 1913 – July 24, 2005) was an American educator, historian, public servant, and author.

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Winifred M. Hausam

Winifred May Horman Hausam (c.1885 - October 1, 1967) was an American vocational executive who founded and managed vocational service bureaus for women in the Los Angeles area.

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Woman

A woman is an adult female human being.

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Younger Women's Task Force

The Younger Women's Task Force (YWTF) is an affiliate organization of the American Association of University Women.

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AAUW, American association of university women, Association of Collegiate Alumnae.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Association_of_University_Women

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