AAUW Gives Thanks

Last week, I took my son on a brief pre-Thanksgiving trip to visit my elderly parents in Kansas City. I took the trip in part to discuss my parents’ retirement […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 27, 2008

What Shall Be Your Legacy?

I am a part of a message board on which I post daily. Nearly all of the members are college-educated people ranging from ages 18 to over 40. What’s fascinating […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   November 04, 2008

The Night Before the Election

‘Twas the night before the election, when all through the land Every pollster was out asking, “Please, show us your hand”; The voting booths were being tuned by IT folks […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   November 03, 2008

Protect Your Vote

The following was sent to members of AAUW’s Action Network last week, but with the election just days away the information bears repeating. Be Prepared on Election Day Find your […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 29, 2008

A Sign of the Times

Amongst the other seasonal displays in my yard I placed a new item last week. Added to the pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, mums, foam craft spiders, and glow-in-the-dark eyeballs, I placed a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 27, 2008

It’s Expensive Being a Woman

It’s apparently big news how much money was spent for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s new campaign wardrobe. I am not saying that $150,000 isn’t a lot of money to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   October 23, 2008

Powerhouse Women

What do Angela Merkel, Condoleezza Rice, Cristina Fernandez, Yulia Tymoshenko, Sonia Gandhi, Michelle Bachelet, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton have in common? Forbes just named them some of the World’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2008

Political Humor

As serious as this election is to all of us, it is nice to be able to laugh at ourselves in these last frantic and intense weeks. If you didn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 07, 2008

Know Your Voting Rights

By Chandra Palmer, AAUW Fellow The voter registration process can be a complex, frustrating, and confusing process for college students who are striving to be model, voting citizens. Students living […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   October 02, 2008

Vice Presidential Bingo

Given all the headlines today, “fun” has not been in the vocabulary of many when discussing events having huge potential impact. Between now and the November 4 election, we will […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 30, 2008