Honoring Women in the Military 25March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 25, 2009

Yesterday I was privileged to participate in the Inaugural Army Women in Transition Symposium, held on Capitol Hill in the Rayburn House Office Building. I was asked to be a […] Read more »

Ada Lovelace, Technology Hero 24March

A painting of Ada Lovelace
Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2009

When girls are looking for heroes in technology, who are the leaders that they learn about in school? Who do they look up to? Most of the big names in technology are men, but women have played an important role in the development of technology. Read more »

The Recession in Focus: My Story 24March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 24, 2009

Okay, maybe I don’t live in Michigan or Rhode Island, the two states with the worst unemployment rates, but the recession has definitely hit home. According to the New York […] Read more »

Stick to Rock and Roll 24March

Blog   |   Community   |   March 24, 2009

The CW’s Gossip Girl debuted in 2007 and has since become the network’s most-watched program, gaining its highest ratings only after the Parent’s Television Council deemed it “mind-blowingly inappropriate” and […] Read more »

Standing with Our Sisters 23March

Eleanor Smeal and Alexandria Arriarage
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 23, 2009

This weekend more than 500 students from around the country attended the Feminist Majority’s National Young Women’s Leadership Conference here in Washington, D.C. Yesterday I attended to hand out AAUW […] Read more »

Benazir Bhutto — Female Leader in Public Policy 23March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 23, 2009

  During women’s history month, it is important not only to reflect on women who are or have been leaders in American politics but also to commemorate the vast achievements […] Read more »

Counsel on the Council 20March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009

In Wednesday’s Washington Post, Kathleen Parker criticizes President Obama for creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. In so doing, she relies on two main arguments: first, that […] Read more »

“G” Is For Girl 20March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009

As a sports fanatic, it’s hard to talk about women in sports today and what the future holds. I have seen women athletes and women’s sports evolve, reinvent the norm, […] Read more »

Meet Valentine Khaminwa: Research Coordinator 20March

Valentine Khaminwa
Blog   |   Education   |   March 20, 2009

In February, I had the privilege of interviewing 2006–07 International Fellow Valentine Khaminwa at the AAUW national office in Washington, D.C. Valentine was born in Kenya but grew up in […] Read more »

AAUW National Convention Kick-Off Luncheon 19March

AAUW National Convention Kick-Off Luncheon 3
Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 19, 2009

Finding downtown St. Louis lively with a St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 14, more than 80 AAUW members, guests, and potential volunteers got in the celebratory spirit and […] Read more »