Dana Kaplan stands next to an open car hood.

It Takes a Little Elbow Grease

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Or, if you’re an auto mechanic and 2011–12 AAUW Career Development Grantee Dana Kaplan, try something completely different! Like a lot […] Read more »

Reshma Daniel

Pay Inequity Threatens College Student’s American Dream

Reshma Daniel’s parents and brothers moved to America from India with just $20. They worked hard but ultimately left for Canada in search of better pay. Daniel was born in […] Read more »

Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Hooray for Women in STEM! Meet Lydia Villa-Komaroff, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Whether or not you are a woman in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), you will be wowed by Lydia Villa-Komaroff! Although I am not a “STEMer,” I am amazed […] Read more »

Adria Richards, photo from Flickr

Sexual Harassment Online and Why You Should Care about Adria Richards

After she tweeted about offensive sexual remarks she overheard at a tech conference, Richards received a barrage of ugly, sexist remarks from cyber bullies. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   March 26, 2013
Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Is More than a Hairdo

I sighed in exasperation when I did a YouTube search for “Rosie the Riveter” and found that the first through 50th entries on the site were video tutorials on how […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 08, 2013
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National Mentoring Month: Congress Has Mentors, Too

When we talk about mentoring, I think we have a tendency to assume that mentors are for people who are young and new to their careers; we make the mistake […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 30, 2013

$tart $mart Workshops Promote Financial Literacy, Help Tackle Gender Pay Gap

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW and the WAGE Project will provide nearly 200 $tart $mart salary negotiation workshops throughout the 2012–13 academic year to prepare college women to negotiate their salaries and benefits as they enter the job market. Read more »

National Mentoring Month: Mentors, Sponsors, and Why You Should Have Both

Network. Develop relationships. Work with a mentor. It’s all great advice for professionals both new and experienced. But professionals on both sides of the spectrum should be aware of another […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   January 22, 2013

A Year of Empowering (Even More) Girls and Women in STEM

AAUW has made tremendous strides for women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) since our founding more than 130 years ago. Over the years, we have produced […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Yet Another Barbie Christmas

It’s mid-January, and the holiday season is over; children are readjusting to the new semester, and adults are back to work. The lights and trees have been taken down, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 18, 2013