‘We All Have a Part, But She’s the Icon’

The headline on a Kansas City Star column put it best: “Lilly Ledbetter’s name is on a law and a Supreme Court decision, and she’s not done yet.” So true. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   July 08, 2009

AAUW National Convention Opening Ceremony

AAUW’s 2009 National Convention opening session started out on a high note with a video welcome message from White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett extended a special greeting from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 28, 2009

Convention Day One

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Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

Convention Headlines

Ledbetter, women politicians headline AAUW convention St. Louis is the host city for the AAUW national convention, which is featuring Lilly Ledbetter, the nationally-known pay equity advocate. Additionally, the convention’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   12 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

Things to do in the Lou

In 1997, I moved to St. Louis — a city I loved and called home for more than 10 years. In that time, I found a few favorite locations that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 24, 2009

Follow Me to Convention

This Friday, June 26, begins AAUW’s biennial convention in St. Louis and marks my second time attending the event. As a Missouri native, I know that it can be scorching […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 22, 2009

Another Equal Pay Anniversary This Week

While looking for information on floor proceedings on the Clerk of the House website (we were following the House debate over the Office for Global Women’s Issues that is included […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 11, 2009

An Eye on Suffragists in St. Louis

As many of you know, the 2009 AAUW National Convention have a unique twist: special events that focus on the great suffragists of St. Louis. St. Louis is chock full […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 21, 2009

Open Thread: Women’s History 365

For the past several weeks we have shared stories of women who have and are still breaking through barriers in their chosen professions. As Women’s History Month comes to a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 31, 2009

Madam Speaker of the House

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is a woman who has broken through a political barrier by serving as the first female speaker of the House of Representatives. She attended an all-women’s college, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 25, 2009