Sorry, Not Sorry: AAUW and Pantene Team Up to Help College Women Shine Strong

We still live in a world where women are paid lessunfairly criticized, and openly harassed. No wonder they feel they have to apologize for every little thing.

But we’re fighting back. Sorry, but we’re not sorry about our brains, our ambition, or our drive to make our world—and ourselves in the process—better.

This fall AAUW, with support from Pantene, will empower college women to stand up and fight back against the biases and stereotypes that continue to hold everyone back with the AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants, sponsored by Pantene.

The AAUW and Pantene CAP program will give women on up to 12 campuses the opportunity to put their ideas into action to encourage and empower other students to put an end to tired, old biases and stereotypes.Pantene-Shirra-Logo-Horizontal-White-300x189

“Pantene’s commitment to raising awareness about unconscious bias and stereotypes is a perfect link with AAUW’s core mission,” says AAUW Executive Director and CEO Linda D. Hallman, CAE. “We look forward to further exploring these important topics and seeing how students bring the conversations to life within campuses and communities across the country.”

“Pantene is committed to helping women across the globe be strong and shine both inside and out,” said Colleen Jay, president, Procter & Gamble Global Hair Care & Color. “We are certain this evolution of the Shine Strong campaign and rollout of the global Shine Strong Fund will inspire action and change.”

Applications for the program will be online in August. In the meantime, you can sign up by clicking here to receive information as soon as it becomes available and watch and share the latest video from Pantene to help you get inspired.

Sorry, not sorry. We’re ready to shine strong and change the world.

This piece was cross-posted here with permission from AAUW

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