Are Women Economic Equals in a Poor Economy?

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 »

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

Planning for Retirement — Helping to Improve Our Futures

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 »

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

Feed Me

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 24, 2008

Lilly Ledbetter at D.C. Rally

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 18, 2008

Rally for Pay Equity

Rally for pay equity this Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC! Join Lilly Ledbetter, members of Congress, and other pay equity activists in support of two critical pieces of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 15, 2008

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

12 Is Not Enough

Have you ever wondered what types of corporations are run by women in the Fortune 1,000 or the more prestigious Fortune 500? You would think with all the advances women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 10, 2008

Topics Overheard During Happy Hour

Before I started working as an intern this summer at AAUW, I would never have imagined myself bringing up something like the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act as a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 03, 2008

Economic Creativity or Desperation?

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

I’m Never Getting Married

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008