3.3 Billion Ways to Change the World

This weekend, world leaders (mostly male) from 20 countries will come together in Toronto for the Group of 20 — or G20 — summit. What issues will they cover? They […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 25, 2010

Equity + Home x Balance = Half the Work, All the Fun

The expression “hands-off dad” is not a term in my husband’s vocabulary. Since the birth of our son, Noah, three years ago, my husband has served as the primary breadwinner, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2010

It Matters to Men, Too

We’ve all heard it. Women earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. As men, we may instinctively feel empathy for our female friends and casually support the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 15, 2010

Your Financial Health

I’ve always been interested in finances and how what you do today can affect you 10, 20, even 30 years down the road. Investments excite me, and I have a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2010

Show me the Money: The Importance of Learning Your Worth

A recent article in the New York Times on financial literacy informs us that, unfortunately, many Americans are not fluent in the language of money, and our schools are doing […] Read more »

Swindling Grandma

Usually when you get a call from a grandchild, it’s a good thing, right? In recent weeks, however, a new twist on an old scam has seen grandparents across the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2010

Labor Union Women Making History

Who has been honored this month with esteemed women such as Linda Chavez-Thompson, Augusta Thomas, Elizabeth Shuler, Arlene Holt Baker, and Nancy Wohlforth? My mom! I know it may sound […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2010

Work-Life Balance: More Than a Philosophy

Women now make up half of the U.S. workforce, yet policies such as flexible scheduling that help women juggle work-life responsibilities are not prioritized by our lawmakers. This is a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 18, 2010

Senate HELP Committee Schedules Paycheck Fairness Act Hearing; AAUW Will Live-Blog Event

On March 11, at 10:00am, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will hold a hearing on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S.182). As AAUW members are aware, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 09, 2010

Candace Wheeler, 1827-1923: Entrepreneur, Artist, and Founder of American Interior Design

When you set out to break through barriers, the secret to your success just might be that you don’t see the barriers in the first place. Candace Thurber Wheeler founded […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 02, 2010