Blog for Fair Pay 18April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day. This day represents the extra four months a woman must work to achieve pay equity with men for the previous year. As Equal […] Read more »

Equity in the News 4-17-08 17April

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 17, 2008

News from April 6-15   AAUW branches gear up for Equal Pay Day. While several other branches host science and math conferences around the country. And we thought it was […] Read more »

Pope and Hope? 16April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2008

Washington, D.C., and the nation’s media outlets are awash in news of the first papal visit to the nation’s capital since 1979. Rather than telling us in detail about the […] Read more »

Married but Looking 15April

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 15, 2008

When you type “women’s rights” into a search engine, you get an interesting set of web links. ”Married but looking” is number six, and I’ll leave what that is to […] Read more »

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 11April

Blog   |   Community   |   April 11, 2008

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and reading about Take Back the Night rallies and Clothesline projects occurring around the country reminds me of an empowering experience I had as […] Read more »

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 2 10April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   April 10, 2008

In part 1, I discussed the signatures of companies that value diversity and equity. Part 2 identifies personal attributes that drive advancement. On the Job Seek a mentor. Men are […] Read more »

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 1 09April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 09, 2008

Buying a new car is not one of my favorite activities. I’m not a good negotiator, and when the deal is finally struck, I’m usually pretty sure that I could […] Read more »

Equity in the News 4-8-08 08April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders 06April

Blog   |   Leadership   |   5 Comments   |   April 06, 2008

Girls don’t want to be leaders. That’s what the first sentences of a Washington Post article on a newly released survey from the Girl Scouts USA leave you with. Girls […] Read more »

I Have a Dream 04April

During his signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson shook hands with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (United Press International/ File 1964)
Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   April 04, 2008

What powerful images the words “I have a dream” bring to mind as the nation honors the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 40th anniversary of […] Read more »