How Did Your Members of Congress Vote?

As the elections draw closer and closer, AAUW’s Voter Education Campaign is in full swing across the country. Monday was no exception, as AAUW released our Congressional Voting Record for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 16, 2008

Women’s Events Help RNC Get Back on Track

Okay, so the first thing I need to say is this: I am writing this blog from the Xcel Energy Center press area. Yep, your intrepid Public Policy Director managed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 03, 2008

Armchair Politica

I don’t know about you, but when I’m watching TV and am in control of the remote, at commercials I bounce back and forth between channels trying to avoid the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Unconventional Women

This is Lisa Maatz, your intrepid AAUW Public Policy Director, blogging to you directly from the Denver Convention Center. While I have a moment to catch my breath, I thought […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 25, 2008

Army Wives

Someone told me this show was worth watching at least once, given my Army background. My mother and grandmother were military wives, and I was definitely an “Army brat.” As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2008

Obama Meets the Power Group

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008

Thinking About Not Voting?

In the wake of Hillary Clinton suspending her presidential campaign on Saturday, everyone has been talking about where her supporters will go now. The Sunday morning newspapers, airwaves, and blogs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   June 12, 2008

18 Million Scratches

Having just spent several days being inspired by the entire 2008 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), it certainly was hard to watch what potentially could have been […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   June 09, 2008

Are the Results Really In?

While the country waits to hear what Hillary Clinton will do next, I am wondering how her experience as a woman presidential candidate has affected other women in the United […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   June 04, 2008

Honoring Phyllis Schlafly?

As an AAUW member and alumna of Washington University in St. Louis, I was outraged to learn that the university is awarding Phyllis Schlafly an honorary degree at graduation. Schlafly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   10 Comments   |   May 09, 2008