The Show Must Go On in Minnesota 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Monday at the 2008 Republican National Convention was not what anyone expected, but the show did go on despite Hurricane Gustav’s wrath. While the official convention proceedings were shortened, other […] Read more »

Armchair Politica 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

I don’t know about you, but when I’m watching TV and am in control of the remote, at commercials I bounce back and forth between channels trying to avoid the […] Read more »

Workplace Rules for Success 02September

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

Hannah Seligson’s New York Times article “Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office” looks at how women are excelling more than ever in school, but they tend to […] Read more »

Gustav Threatens the Gulf Coast and the RNC 02September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

As I sat in the airport waiting for my connection to the Twin Cities, I do what any good lobbyist does — I checked my e-mail. And while I had […] Read more »

An Historic Night Ends the 2008 Democratic Convention 30August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   August 30, 2008

A buzz was in the air all day Thursday. It wasn’t just that it was the last day of the convention. It wasn’t just that it was the night that […] Read more »

Meet Jane Chen: Co-Creator of Low-Cost Infant Incubators 29August

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 29, 2008

Jane Chen’s words of advice to women reading this “Following the Fellows” series are, “Follow your passions, and dare to dream to change the world.” This advice might sound hollow […] Read more »

College Students — This Is for You 28August

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 28, 2008

When I was in college, I didn’t look for leadership opportunities beyond what was offered on my campus, but I wish I had, especially when I joined AAUW’s staff and […] Read more »

Bloggers and Protests and Delegates, Oh My! 28August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 28, 2008

Yesterday afternoon I had a chance to check out the Big Tent — a net-roots Disneyland. The venue, sponsored by Digg, Google, DailyKos, and others, is a blogger’s oasis in the […] Read more »

Where the Cool Kids Go 27August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 27, 2008

It’s lunchtime in Denver, and all the cool kids head to one place to mix, mingle, and nosh — the 16th Street pedestrian mall. The happening corridor runs at least […] Read more »

Women’s Equality Day @ Convention 27August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 27, 2008

While Tuesday was not designated “women’s issues day” at the Democratic National Convention, it certainly felt like it — which seems appropriate, given that the day also marked the anniversary […] Read more »