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 »

An Assault on Women’s Health 22July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 22, 2008

These are the words used by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to describe draft regulations by the Bush administration that would severely limit women’s access to reproductive health and family planning […] Read more »

2024 or Bust 21July

what's your point, honey?
Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2008

Since we just featured AAUW Dialog’s summer reading lists, I wanted to share information about a film that recently debuted in May. Directors Amy Sewell and Susan Toffler produced a […] Read more »

Seneca Falls … Casino? 19July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 19, 2008

The last time I went Internet researching, I found what became the title of a blog (“Married but Looking”) when I entered “women’s rights” into a search engine. This time, […] Read more »

Lilly Ledbetter at D.C. Rally 18July

DC Rally for Equal Pay
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 18, 2008

Yesterday, I headed to the Capitol and put on my teal AAUW “I am the face of pay equity” sticker. At the corner of Delaware and Constitution avenues in the […] Read more »