Anne Hedgepeth is AAUW’s government relations manager. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Anne amplifies AAUW’s voice on public policy priorities including higher education, Title IX, and the Violence Against Women Act. During her time at AAUW she has helped coordinate AAUW’s advocacy for passage of the Mathew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Davidson College and a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University.