Tales of the Olympics

 I wanted to write a piece about women in the Olympics and found myself moved by stories that weren’t necessarily about medal winners at all. Here are some Olympic tales […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2008

A Glass Ceiling in the Governor’s Office

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   August 25, 2008

Inspired by Class Action

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 »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 20, 2008

The Queen of Multitasking Is Taking a Break

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   August 18, 2008

Social Security’s 73rd Anniversary

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 14, 2008

You Made It Happen!

Last week, AAUW celebrated a huge and long-fought victory when the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338). You may have heard about it — we sent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   August 06, 2008

Goodbye Macho Men

“The macho man image is dying in the workplace,” claims the National Law Journal in an article on employment law. I ask myself, “What does this mean? Are men becoming […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 06, 2008

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008

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