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

“Women Share Blame for Cheating Men”

Caught your attention? It sure did mine as I was reading MSNBC headlines at lunch today. Dr. Laura Schlessinger (“Dr. Laura” in TV land) apparently made such a comment when […] Read more »

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

My Passion

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about passion — in this case, my passion about equity and why it is still an issue to me. I’m not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 14, 2008

Budget Cuts

President George W. Bush presented his final budget proposal to Congress last Monday. In a time when the United States is facing an economic down-turn and poverty is on the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 11, 2008

If Only Eleanor Were Here

As I was waiting in the bookstore checkout line last night, casually eavesdropping on a Clinton vs. Obama debate the folks behind me were having, I spotted the book Eleanor […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   February 06, 2008