Knowledge Is Power

I was intrigued by an e-mail to attend the first annual Negotiations Challenge at Clarkson, sponsored by the AAUW. The training session was very informative but comfortably informal. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 21, 2008

Negotiations U

The AAUW Leadership and Training Institute program “Negotiations U,” held at Clarkson University this spring, was a great opportunity for me as a participant and as a student leader. When […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Blog for Fair Pay

Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day. This day represents the extra four months a woman must work to achieve pay equity with men for the previous year. As Equal […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 2

In part 1, I discussed the signatures of companies that value diversity and equity. Part 2 identifies personal attributes that drive advancement. On the Job Seek a mentor. Men are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   April 10, 2008

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 1

Buying a new car is not one of my favorite activities. I’m not a good negotiator, and when the deal is finally struck, I’m usually pretty sure that I could […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 09, 2008

Equity in the News 4-8-08

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders

Girls don’t want to be leaders. That’s what the first sentences of a Washington Post article on a newly released survey from the Girl Scouts USA leave you with. Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   5 Comments   |   April 06, 2008

Cheating Women

A short while ago I wrote a blog based on the heading of an MSNBC article, “Women Share Blame for Cheating Men.” As we approach April 22, Equal Pay Day, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   April 01, 2008

Equity in the News 3-31-08

Record levels in pregnancy-discrimination complaints to regulators suggests more women are speaking up about suspected workplace bias. A federal judge has ruled that leaders of a prominent Southern Baptist seminary who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2008

Girls and STEM Education

Do you ever wonder what types of events other AAUW branches put on? This weekend I visited the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch for their third-annual Tech Savvy event. The day […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   March 21, 2008