Q&A with Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Awardee Abigail J. Stewart

Abigail J. Stewart, the 2011 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award winner, will accept her award during the AAUW National Convention on Saturday, June 18 in Washington, D.C. Stewart earned this distinction […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2011

Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Last week Forbes released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, which includes several Hispanic women. They are trailblazers — a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the president […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 15, 2010

Equal Pay Day 2010 — A Round Up

Equal Pay Day — the symbolic point at which a woman’s salary finally catches up to a man’s earnings from the previous year — is a 24-hour observance. However, at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 22, 2010

Polluter Fraud Citizen Tip Line Launches

Lobbyists funded by the coal industry are under investigation for forging letters to Congress — going so far as to falsify and steal the letterhead of civil rights, senior, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2009

(Wo)man vs. Beast

This week I’ve been thinking about women bullfighters, thanks to a new release from Women Make Movies (WMM), which was established in 1972 with the specific mission of training women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   20 Comments   |   August 28, 2009

AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor

AAUW just released a statement this afternoon supporting the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/23/2009 Contact: Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202/785-7738 AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor Judiciary Committee […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 23, 2009

Beauty, Brains, and Body Image

I’m a fan of Margaret Cho, so when I heard she was in the new Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva, that certainly sparked my interest in the show, which premieres […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2009

‘We All Have a Part, But She’s the Icon’

The headline on a Kansas City Star column put it best: “Lilly Ledbetter’s name is on a law and a Supreme Court decision, and she’s not done yet.” So true. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   July 08, 2009

David Letterman’s Next Move

Thanks to the recent flap between David Letterman and Sarah Palin over the joke he made about one of her daughters, some moms and/or dads may be having second thoughts […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2009

Famous TV Aunt Fights Debilitating Disease

The folks over at mental_floss recently unveiled their “8 Memorable TV Uncles,” naming a hodgepodge of characters from the hunky Uncle Jesse on Full House to the eccentric Uncle Leo […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 29, 2009