AAUW Message to Members in Gulf Coast States 04September

Blog   |   Community   |   September 04, 2008

TO: AAUW Branches and Members in Gulf Coast States On behalf of the Association and the Educational Foundation Boards; national, state, and local leaders; membership; and staff, we express our […] Read more »

Hockey Moms and Lipstick: Roll Call Officially Nominates McCain, but It’s Palin’s Night 04September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 04, 2008

Wednesday dawned at the Republican National Convention with an unmistakable air of anticipation. Today was essentially Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R-AK) coming-out party. Yes, she had her maiden voyage at the […] Read more »

Women’s Events Help RNC Get Back on Track 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 03, 2008

Okay, so the first thing I need to say is this: I am writing this blog from the Xcel Energy Center press area. Yep, your intrepid Public Policy Director managed […] Read more »

Open Thread: Should AAUW Endorse Sarah Palin? 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   60 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Since we asked the same question about Hillary Clinton, we couldn’t help but ask the same about the first female Republican nominee for vice president of the United States. We […] Read more »

The Show Must Go On in Minnesota 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Monday at the 2008 Republican National Convention was not what anyone expected, but the show did go on despite Hurricane Gustav’s wrath. While the official convention proceedings were shortened, other […] Read more »

Armchair Politica 03September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

I don’t know about you, but when I’m watching TV and am in control of the remote, at commercials I bounce back and forth between channels trying to avoid the […] Read more »

Workplace Rules for Success 02September

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

Hannah Seligson’s New York Times article “Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office” looks at how women are excelling more than ever in school, but they tend to […] Read more »

Gustav Threatens the Gulf Coast and the RNC 02September

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

As I sat in the airport waiting for my connection to the Twin Cities, I do what any good lobbyist does — I checked my e-mail. And while I had […] Read more »

An Historic Night Ends the 2008 Democratic Convention 30August

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   August 30, 2008

A buzz was in the air all day Thursday. It wasn’t just that it was the last day of the convention. It wasn’t just that it was the night that […] Read more »

Meet Jane Chen: Co-Creator of Low-Cost Infant Incubators 29August

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 29, 2008

Jane Chen’s words of advice to women reading this “Following the Fellows” series are, “Follow your passions, and dare to dream to change the world.” This advice might sound hollow […] Read more »