Equity Issues in the News – February 27-March 10

February 27– March 10 AAUW Recognized by Bestselling Author at National Movie Event Sponsored by CARE AAUW branches across the United States participated in Half the Sky LIVE, a one-night […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 11, 2010

At the White House for International Women’s Day

I had the honor of representing AAUW at the International Women’s Day reception at the White House yesterday, along with my colleague Kate Farrar. A beautiful, sunny day, we walked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   11 Comments   |   March 09, 2010

Hold Your Members of Congress Accountable on Women’s Issues

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvNmBQMzGv8] Lisa Maatz, AAUW director of public policy and government relations, lets you know about AAUW’s great tool to hold your members of Congress accountable on women’s issues. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 11, 2010

Save the Date: Work-Life Blog Carnival

AAUW advocates for policies that support workers and their needs. Work-life issues affect everyone — not just women. AAUW is participating in Fem2.0’s work-life blog carnival February 6–13. This week […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 22, 2010

Her Life Depends on It – Part 1

Fill in the blank. Girls who _______ have a reduced risk of breast cancer and osteoporosis, are less likely to smoke or use drugs, are less likely to take sexual […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2010

Celebrate Action Network Successes in 2009!

The growing power and reach of AAUW’s Action Network can claim some impressive achievements. Just consider that over the past year, together, we have: Regained ground in the fight for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 23, 2009

Procrastination Station — Women’s History Month

On campus, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is a welcome distraction from last-minute paper writing and studying for finals. In preparation for time spent with family and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 14, 2009

Women Deserve Better than the Status Quo

Several AAUW Lobby Corps members in the Washington, D.C. area had the opportunity to attend a White House event on health care and older women last week, and I accompanied […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   November 19, 2009

Women Taking Action to Protect Our Planet

One of those shining-star moments happens when the annual Women of Distinction Awards are presented during the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders and attendees get to listen to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2009

Lobby Corps—Guess Who We Met?

In October, while lobbying for the Healthy Families Act in the office of Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), we met a woman who said AAUW had made a difference in her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 07, 2009