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

Famous TV Aunt Fights Debilitating Disease

The folks over at mental_floss recently unveiled their “8 Memorable TV Uncles,” naming a hodgepodge of characters from the hunky Uncle Jesse on Full House to the eccentric Uncle Leo […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 29, 2009

See Red, Be Red for Equal Pay Day

This cross-posted blog is authored by Gloria Feldt and originally appeared on her blog, Speaking up. Red happens to be my favorite color. I’m an Aries after all. A classic […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 29, 2009

Honoring AAUW Members

As President Obama gets ready to sign the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act today, we thought to take a moment and honor National Volunteer Week (April 19–25, 2009), signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   10 Comments   |   April 21, 2009

Counsel on the Council

In Wednesday’s Washington Post, Kathleen Parker criticizes President Obama for creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. In so doing, she relies on two main arguments: first, that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009
President Barack Obama and the woman of the hour, Lilly Ledbetter, walk down the famous White House hallway through the double doors into the East Room -- to thunderous applause.

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed into Law

“This is a wonderful day.” Those are the words President Obama spoke moments before signing his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The law makes it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   2 Comments   |   January 29, 2009

Crowds, Hope and Inaugural Adventures

Yes, Mom, I’m Really in That Crowd on TV Despite growing up in the D.C. area, this was the first inauguration I attended. I spent the days before the event […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2009

114 Years Old and Counting

I tend to think more about “the rest of my life” over New Year’s than on any birthday. I ponder how I have lived and what I have done and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   January 05, 2009