Army Wives 04August

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2008

Someone told me this show was worth watching at least once, given my Army background. My mother and grandmother were military wives, and I was definitely an “Army brat.” As […] Read more »

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation 01August

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Meet Inga Murariu 01August

2007–08 AAUW International Fellow Inga Murariu with the U.S. Ambassador to Moldova, Pamela Hyde-Smith
Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   August 01, 2008

Today the application forms for the five AAUW fellowships and grants were posted online, beginning the process for many women of trying to put their dreams into words and asking […] Read more »

Are Women Economic Equals in a Poor Economy? 31July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 31, 2008

Last week, the New York Times published an article entitled “Women Are Now Equal as Victims of Poor Economy.” I was immediately skeptical. The article, citing a study conducted by […] Read more »

Obama Meets the Power Group 30July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Reading, Writing, AND Arithmetic 29July

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 29, 2008

Well, look at that. New research shows that girls can do math just as well as boys can. In the past there has been some discussion about women’s aptitude for […] Read more »

Planning for Retirement — Helping to Improve Our Futures 28July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 28, 2008

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA As more boomers move into their 60s, America is becoming more aware that how and when we think about retirement is important to us […] Read more »

Meet Patricia Marzec 25July

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   July 25, 2008

Patricia Marzec, a 2004–05 Career Development Grantee, recently obtained certification as a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), the completion of a journey that began in 2003 at Loyola Marymount […] Read more »

Feed Me 24July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 24, 2008

What’s that saying? Men are chefs, women cook? I’ve seen a lot of stuff in that vein this week, and I couldn’t resist throwing it all together in a big […] Read more »

Following the Fellows 23July

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   July 23, 2008

Last week I moved back to the United States after a four-year teaching stint in Brazil. Holidays were spent lying on deserted, white-sand beaches; my four-year rent was completely paid […] Read more »