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

If Not Hillary, Who?

Wish I had that proverbial crystal ball, so I could find out which woman will be the first to actually run the White House, not just be there as support […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   10 Comments   |   April 28, 2008

Running for Peace

Through AAUW’s International Fellowships program, we provide financial support to outstanding women from countries around the globe so that they can attain their educational goals and improve the lives of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 25, 2008

AAUW Celebrates Equal Pay Day

As you know, Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day, the annual symbolic day on which women’s average wages catch up to men’s from the previous year. For the average […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   April 22, 2008

Equity in the News 4-8-08

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008
During his signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson shook hands with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (United Press International/ File 1964)

I Have a Dream

What powerful images the words “I have a dream” bring to mind as the nation honors the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 40th anniversary of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   April 04, 2008

I never knew … I didn’t inhale …

“Skeletons in the closet” have the capacity to affect how people view an individual. The label “skeleton” usually implies a negative connotation and often does not depend upon whether or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2008

When Old is New Again

One thing I’ll say for this presidential election: I’m finding it much more interesting than usual. It’s gratifying to hear so many people across every age group actually talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2008