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

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