Hey, Sister! 18July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 18, 2008

There has been plenty of talk this week about the centennial convention of the AKAs and the fact that Michelle Obama has accepted an honorary membership into the historically black […] Read more »

The Science of Title IX 17July

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   July 17, 2008

In Tuesday’s Science section of the New York Times, John Tierney looks at the effects Title IX could have in the science field, noting that the National Science Foundation, NASA, […] Read more »

Rolling Down the River 16July

Blog   |   Community   |   July 16, 2008

At 4 a.m. one night last week, in a fit of sleeplessness, I couldn’t help drawing some parallels between a recent tubing adventure and a seminar we co-hosted at AAUW. […] Read more »

Female First! 16July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 16, 2008

While men are more likely to be severely or fatally injured in vehicle crashes because they engage in risky driving behavior — they are less likely to wear seatbelts and […] Read more »

Rally for Pay Equity 15July

Blog   |   Community   |   July 15, 2008

Rally for pay equity this Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC! Join Lilly Ledbetter, members of Congress, and other pay equity activists in support of two critical pieces of […] Read more »

Who Really Reads Anyway? 15July

The cover of the July 21 issue of The New Yorker
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

This week’s New Yorker magazine cover has a “satirical image” of Michelle and Barack Obama. The image is entertaining to some because it embodies ignorant assumptions about the Obamas. The […] Read more »

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males? 15July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Teen Dating Violence 11July

Love is Respect T-shirt supporting The National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
Blog   |   Campus   |   July 11, 2008

Are you a teenager in a relationship or do you know one who is? A recent report on teen dating violence by loveisrespect.org and Liz Claiborne Inc. shows that over […] Read more »

The Facts on Pay Equity 11July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

12 Is Not Enough 10July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 10, 2008

Have you ever wondered what types of corporations are run by women in the Fortune 1,000 or the more prestigious Fortune 500? You would think with all the advances women […] Read more »