Astronomy is for everyone. Unfortunately, there are far fewer women working in astronomy than men. To encourage women to consider careers in astronomy, Astronomers Without Borders is promoting a series of programs featuring women in astronomy. The programs should be of interest anyone interested in astronomy, but because they are presented by women astronomers we hope they will help girls and young women see themselves as future astronomers, too. The first program will be launched during Global Astronomy Month in April 2015 with a collection of short instructional videos covering entry-level observing techniques. Written and produced by Dr. Paula Turner,...

March 21 - April 25, 2015 Astronomers Without Borders and the IASC are sponsoring a special asteroid search campaign as part of Global Astronomy Month (GAM2015) in April. Fifteen schools from around the world will be selected to participate in this campaign, which takes place from 21 March to 25 April, 2015. Applications are now closed This year's campaign was very successful with 14 schools from 10 different counrties jointly making 80 observations, 8 discoveries and 6 confirmations.

April 12, 2015 Let's celebrate our star, the Sun! Awareness and appreciation of the Sun are all you need to participate.   Throw your own SunDay Party or join us for our live Hangout! This year we are celebrating SunDay with a live hangout from Brazil! The Google+ Hangout hosted by AWB President Mike Simmons from a solar outreach event in Campos dos Goytacazos, Brazil , at the end of the  8th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics . Attendees at the conference include AWB board member Anousheh Ansari, the AWB co-national coordinator for Germany, Gernot Meiser, and Patrick Miller who runs the GAM ...