Unconventional Women 25August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 25, 2008

This is Lisa Maatz, your intrepid AAUW Public Policy Director, blogging to you directly from the Denver Convention Center. While I have a moment to catch my breath, I thought […] Read more »

A Glass Ceiling in the Governor’s Office 25August

Policy Leaders by Gender, 1997-2007
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   August 25, 2008

A new report was published by the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society at the University of Albany entitled Glass Ceiling in Gubernatorial Appointments 1997-2007: Appointed Policy Makers […] Read more »

Meet Catherine Cole 22August

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Blog   |   Education   |   August 22, 2008

Catherine Cole: Professor, Performer, Survivor Most universities have a wide range of professors — from the snore-invoking ones who can’t draw students away from their newspapers to the engaging teachers […] Read more »

Redefining Back to School 21August

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   August 21, 2008

Two months ago I submitted my first AAUW blog post about my journey from Campinas, Brazil, where I was working as a high school English teacher, to Washington, D.C., in […] Read more »

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 »