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

Women Who Win

The preliminary results from a recent Stanford University report say that women in Congress are better lawmakers than men. Researchers considered various factors, including the differences of agendas between Congressmen […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 25, 2009

Sister, Can You Spare a Dime

I received a letter in the mail from Virginia Governor Tim Kaine last weekend. My first thought was, no more elections. Run. Hide. Ok, admittedly a bit dramatic, but I’m […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Three

Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sotomayor continued for a third day. Read the transcript of Wednesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us for the final day of testimony. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 16, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Two

Day two of Judge Sotomayor’s Senate confirmation hearings brought a long day of tough questioning. Read the transcript of Tuesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us again on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 15, 2009

Host a Sotomayor Confirmation Watch Party

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to begin next Monday.  Be a part of this historic event and engage family, friends, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 10, 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