Meet Mariya Lazebnik: Senior Scientist and Cancer Researcher 31October

Blog   |   Education   |   October 31, 2008

Mariya Lazebnik, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow, first became interested in biomedical problems after studying cancer biology in high school. She decided to study electrical and biomedical engineering in college […] Read more »

Sarah Palin and I Agree — on Economic Security! 30October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   October 30, 2008

OK, so we all know the economy is in terrible shape. Gas prices are falling, retirement accounts are shrinking, grocery prices are on the rise, and where I live orange […] Read more »

Halloween … and Pregnancy? 30October

Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) Panel

Tomorrow is not only my favorite holiday (I love candy and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”) but also the 30th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In commemoration, […] Read more »

Protect Your Vote 29October

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 29, 2008

The following was sent to members of AAUW’s Action Network last week, but with the election just days away the information bears repeating. Be Prepared on Election Day Find your […] Read more »

Violence Against Women 28October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   October 28, 2008

A homeowner in West Hollywood, California, has chosen to hang a mannequin dressed to look like Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as part of a Halloween display. He was reported as […] Read more »

Billions in Bonuses 28October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   October 28, 2008

I’ve been a taxpayer my entire professional life. I’ve also voted at every possible chance so I can at least have some sense of choosing where my tax money goes […] Read more »

A Sign of the Times 27October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 27, 2008

Amongst the other seasonal displays in my yard I placed a new item last week. Added to the pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, mums, foam craft spiders, and glow-in-the-dark eyeballs, I placed a […] Read more »

Project Profile: 2002–03 Girl Scout Summer Day Camp 24October

Blog   |   Education   |   October 24, 2008

In a recent interview, 2002–03 Community Action Grantee Marianne North talked about her work with the Girl Scout/Tech Trek Summer Day Camp in Wyoming. An active AAUW member, having served […] Read more »

It’s Expensive Being a Woman 23October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   October 23, 2008

It’s apparently big news how much money was spent for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s new campaign wardrobe. I am not saying that $150,000 isn’t a lot of money to […] Read more »

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 »