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

Work-Life Balance in a Blizzard

As Washington, D.C., recovers from the worst snowstorm in recorded history — and while my car remains buried in snow — commutes are beginning to return to normal. Most schools […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 25, 2010

Underneath Work-Life Balance

I was reading a column recently by human resources consultant and author, Peter Weddle that struck a chord. In “Rethinking Work-Life Balance” on the ISTE website, Weddle suggests that the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   February 23, 2010