Inspired by Class Action 20August

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 20, 2008

I just finished reading Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law, by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy Gansler, and it was […] Read more »

Independent Convention 19August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   August 19, 2008

As we watch with bated breath (or not), the proceedings leading to the Republican or Democratic Conventions, I paused to give thought to those Independents among us. Long perceived as […] Read more »

The Queen of Multitasking Is Taking a Break 18August

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   August 18, 2008

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA I want to share with you my interest in a new book, Project Renewment. I am a woman who has had a busy career […] Read more »

Meet Jessica Braun 15August

Nomadic family in their one room ger (light wood and felt structure)
Blog   |   Education   |   August 15, 2008

Jessica Braun: Sustainable Architecture MA and Mongolian Care Center Designer While reading through the 2007-2008 Selected Profession Fellows final reports, my eyes were drawn to Jessica Braun’s report, in which […] Read more »

Social Security’s 73rd Anniversary 14August

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 14, 2008

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act by President Franklin Roosevelt. One of our country’s most successful anti-poverty programs, Social Security greatly benefits America’s […] Read more »

Conflict in Georgia: Is there an end in sight? 12August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 12, 2008

Five years ago I took a course entitled “Russia in Crisis.” At that time we were discussing the Georgian conflict. When I read the headlines on Russia and Georgia now, […] Read more »

Locks of Love 11August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   9 Comments   |   August 11, 2008

My sister Carolyn (aka “Sherry”), niece Becca, and I once found ourselves in a hospital’s “wig room”, as we called it, trying to find a decent wig for Sherry who […] Read more »

Meet Nancy Segal: Accomplished Twin Researcher 08August

Nancy Segal recieves the ...

It was former fellow Nancy Segal who first approached AAUW wanting to express her gratitude for her 2003 American Fellowship. As I went about preparing this profile, I came across […] Read more »

On Your Mark … 07August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 07, 2008

When I was 10, I watched Gail Devers win the gold in the women’s 100m sprint and thought I’d like to run. Track has always been my favorite Olympic sport, […] Read more »

You Made It Happen! 06August

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) speaks during the rally for pay equity on Capitol Hill on July 17, 2008.
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   August 06, 2008

Last week, AAUW celebrated a huge and long-fought victory when the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338). You may have heard about it — we sent […] Read more »