Equity in the News (06-27-08) 27June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 27, 2008

Gender equity issues in the news June 14 through June 27 One of the most significant trends over the past 50 years has been the movement of women, especially mothers, […] Read more »

Should Women Have Equal Rights? 27June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   144 Comments   |   June 27, 2008

No, I’m not talking about whether the Equal Rights Amendment should be approved. I’m referring to some statistics I happened to run across while researching another story. NationMaster.com, a site […] Read more »

Economic Creativity or Desperation? 25June

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

I’m Never Getting Married 24June

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Thank You, Title IX 23June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   June 23, 2008

A poster on the wall in my office features caricatures of five women, each of them ready to play a different sport. One is kicking a soccer ball; another is […] Read more »

Expect Great! 20June

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 20, 2008

Now in its 12th season, the WNBA has made many advances for women in sports, but there is still work to do. When the league was formed, players’ health insurance […] Read more »

Equity in the News 17June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 17, 2008

Gender equity-related topics in the news from May 30 – June 13 Someday, a woman will break the White House barrier. Whoever that is will owe Clinton’s 2008 run a […] Read more »

Not Anti-Male 17June

Blog   |   Leadership   |   14 Comments   |   June 17, 2008

During the opening session of the recent National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, attendees were asked to stand up if they agreed with different statements. This exercise brings out […] Read more »

You’re Asking for It 16June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 16, 2008

This blog post and the accompanying video are hilarious, especially if you live in Washington, D.C. It’s a pretty good illustration of the bizarre marriage of bureaucracy and everyday life […] Read more »

Here’s to You, Dad 13June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   June 13, 2008

My dad is 86 and going strong. He’s a voracious reader, so getting him a book he hasn’t read is always a challenge. But no matter what I end up […] Read more »