Caroline Kennedy — aka Senator? 22December

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 22, 2008

The name itself makes you stop and read the story — yet another Kennedy looking to enter politics? Combine it with “Caroline” and “Senator,” and you’ve got a showstopper. As […] Read more »

Meet Carmen Wickramagamage: University Lecturer 19December

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   December 19, 2008

Carmen Wickramagamage, a 1991–92 International Fellow, combines her experiences here in the United States and in her homeland to raise awareness about women and minorities in her native Sri Lanka. […] Read more »

Joining Together in Unity 18December

Blog   |   Community   |   December 18, 2008

Each year, the four sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council host the 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook fundraising event in Savannah, Georgia, for the United Negro College Fund. This year […] Read more »

Ahead Of Her Time 17December

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 17, 2008

In continuation of my research on successful women from St. Louis leading up to the 2009 AAUW National Convention, I highlight the brave and talented Kate Chopin. This great female […] Read more »

Campuses Making a Difference 16December

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   December 16, 2008

AAUW is proud to announce the selection of 11 teams for this year’s Campus Action Projects (CAP). The 2008-09 CAP grant provides a platform and up to $5,000 in funding […] Read more »

No Women Allowed 15December

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   December 15, 2008

I don’t know about you, but my mornings are timed down to the last second, let alone minute. I know how much “spare” time I have before I will start […] Read more »

Meet Kimberly Ennico 12December

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Blog   |   Education   |   December 12, 2008

AAUW American Fellow and NASA Project Scientist Kimberly Ennico says the most rewarding part of her work is “contributing to a body of knowledge that is needed for the survival of our species.” Read more »

Get Out of the Way of Fair Pay 12December

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   December 12, 2008

Back in the day, I used to watch reruns (I’m old, but not that old) of the original live-action Batman television series after school. My favorite characters were always the […] Read more »

Ledbetter Ruling to Affect Hulteen 11December

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   December 11, 2008

Yesterday I attended oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court for AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, a case that involves the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). Congress passed the PDA in 1978 […] Read more »

Get a Gift That Keeps On Giving! 11December

The economic climate is tough for everyone, and students are at a real disadvantage. Costs for simple things are increasing, and services are being cut left and right. They say […] Read more »