Ice Breaker or Noise Maker?

How very exciting to be attending the BlogHerDC conference and blogging while the noise of the conference surrounds me. Our first action — Who knew we’d be standing in two […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 13, 2008

House Approves Bailout Bill

I think we are all waiting for the magic bullet to help us collectively and personally survive the latest financial downturn “cycle.” A lot of folks are pinning their hopes […] Read more »

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

Project Profiles: Latina Fashionista

The first grant Roseanna Garcia, 2007–08 Community Action Grantee, ever wrote was to AAUW for her project Latina Fashionista, aimed at helping Latina youth understand college and career opportunities for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 26, 2008

The Face of Pay Equity

By Paige Schultz, AAUW Fellow Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to meet the original face of pay equity, Lilly Ledbetter. As many of you know, Ledbetter is the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   September 25, 2008

Title IX and Cookies

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A … Rogers and Hammerstein may still be responsible for us bursting out in song about this state, but my visit to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the annual Career and Technical […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 18, 2008

Transitioning in the Third Age

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA Recently, I shared with you information about an interesting book focused on the third age — the time after retirement. Another very interesting book, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 16, 2008

Workplace Rules for Success

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 »

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

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