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Resources and Support

At Iowa State University

A bright spot for women and gender equity at Iowa State University is the many organizations, committees, departments, and initiatives with missions that contribute to advancing gender equity. We're curating a list of these organizations and encourage you to explore them to find a group that's right for you. If you are part of a group that belongs on this list, please email womenandgender@iastate.edu


Additional Resources

Below are external resources used in writing the Status of Women report as well as trusted sources of information related to gender equity.

Organizations and Professional Groups

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) website https://www.aauw.org/ Lots of reports, data, and information about working women, including pay gap harassment, ‘motherhood penalty’, women & retirement, etc.
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP) https://www.aaup.org/about-aaup  National higher education association of academic professionals. Develops standards and procedures for education and advance rights of academics re: academic freedom and shared governance. Extensive data and reports
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS) https://www.awis.org/
  • Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) https://iwpr.org/  Very up-to-date data and reports on women and families, work, education, and child care. Focus on policy in their reports and outreach.
  • Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education (IAWHE): (http://www.iowawhe.org/). This organization provides networking and professional development opportunities to women working in higher education.

 

References to Scholarly Journals 

Other Resources for Women in Higher Education