Battle of the Sexes 22October

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 22, 2008

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller In a recent article in […] Read more »

Stressed Out Women 21October

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   5 Comments   |   October 21, 2008

My sleep is not as sound as it used to be. I wake up worrying about financial issues. All my life I’ve been told to buy a house, put as […] Read more »

Now Announcing… 20October

Blog   |   Community   |   October 20, 2008

AAUW has selected the new Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2008–09 year! We received a large number of applications this year, and we are heartened by how many wonderful […] Read more »

Meet Elaine Hale: Chemical Engineer 17October

Blog   |   Education   |   October 17, 2008

Elaine Hale, a 2003–04 Selected Professions Fellow, considers herself a jack-of-all-trades, a character trait that works in her favor in her new position at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. As […] Read more »

Powerhouse Women 16October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2008

What do Angela Merkel, Condoleezza Rice, Cristina Fernandez, Yulia Tymoshenko, Sonia Gandhi, Michelle Bachelet, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton have in common? Forbes just named them some of the World’s […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: When Will We Teach Poverty in a History Class? 15October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 15, 2008

On this day in 1987, the United Nations considered the eradication of poverty as a top priority. But it took the UN until 1993 to devote a day to an […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: Dying to Give Life 15October

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

The global economic crisis is shining a light on the “haves,” but things won’t change much for the “have nots.” They will still be poor, without access to clean water, […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: Pay Equity to Help End Poverty 15October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Conversations about poverty often revolve around comparing and contrasting people on either side of a government-established income level, trying to process exactly what causes poverty and how to improve the […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: Women and Poverty 15October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Back in the day on “girls’ night out,” I would sit around, wine in hand, with friends as we plotted our retirement. All of us worked for nonprofits that had […] Read more »

Ice Breaker or Noise Maker? 13October

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 13, 2008

How very exciting to be attending the BlogHerDC conference and blogging while the noise of the conference surrounds me. Our first action — Who knew we’d be standing in two […] Read more »