Get a Gift That Keeps On Giving!

The economic climate is tough for everyone, and students are at a real disadvantage. Costs for simple things are increasing, and services are being cut left and right. They say […] Read more »

Men Coaching Women

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the AAUW Arlington (VA) Branch’s Legal Advocacy Fund Holiday Luncheon. Not only did I have a great time meeting AAUW members I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   December 09, 2008

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

Halloween … and Pregnancy?

Tomorrow is not only my favorite holiday (I love candy and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”) but also the 30th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In commemoration, […] Read more »

Why Women Should Vote

In the past week I received one e-mail (in slightly different versions) over a dozen times. Now I know I’m a natural target, but even so — a dozen?! With […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 22, 2008

Seneca Falls … Casino?

The last time I went Internet researching, I found what became the title of a blog (“Married but Looking”) when I entered “women’s rights” into a search engine. This time, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 19, 2008

Topics Overheard During Happy Hour

Before I started working as an intern this summer at AAUW, I would never have imagined myself bringing up something like the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act as a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 03, 2008

We Shall Overcome

Most people today can go wherever they want, work wherever they want, shop and eat wherever they like, or date and marry whomever they choose. Struggles to attain these and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 02, 2008

Vote and Honor Black History!

The election headlines are amazing: “Who’s Black and Female and How Do They Vote?” “In Politics, Gender and Race Vie for Top Billing” “Gender or Race: Black Women Voters Face […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 21, 2008