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

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