What Are You Representing?

You can’t be what you can’t see. This is the tagline for Miss Representation, a documentary that connects women in the media with women in leadership. At the 2011 AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   July 01, 2011

Balancing the Budget: Not an Excuse to Cut Needed Programs

The news from Washington, D.C., these days is dominated by discussions of the rapidly approaching debt ceiling and the “generational challenge” of the national debt. One of the most talked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2011

First $tart $mart Workshop Held in Oregon

Eighteen senior women students from Chemeketa Community College, Western Oregon University, and Willamette University participated in a $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop on April 29, 2011. This was the first […] Read more »

Multiple Sclerosis: Charting a Different Journey

A lot can change over a very short period of time. For nearly a half million people nationwide and 2.1 million worldwide, this is one of those simple, powerful, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   May 25, 2011

Getting through the College Hard Times

I spend a decent portion of my time speaking to inner-city youth about their options after high school. Though every group of students is different, I always get the question, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 16, 2011

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Ah, the age-old question. Although I am at least a few years removed from childhood, I’m still searching for the answer. Aren’t you? Even middle-aged Barbie has posed the question […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 06, 2011

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Bey-Ling Sha

Bey-Ling Sha, a professor at San Diego State University, talked with us this week about her experiences with workplace discrimination and her passion for women’s issues. Sha and other esteemed speakers joined us at AAUW’s Equal Pay Day panel in Washington, D.C., Monday to kick off our Equal Pay Day advocacy. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 13, 2011

Health Care Reform Law Turns 1

Wednesday, March 23 marked the one-year anniversary of when President Barack Obama signed the health care reform law, also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2011

Would the Lehman Sisters Have Done Any Better?

How are women doing in today’s economic climate? Recently, students at Santa Clara University received timely and excellent advice about women in the workplace from Laraine T. Zappert, clinical professor […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 03, 2011

Even Women Doctors Face a Pay Gap

You probably remember growing up and playing doctor with your little stuffed teddy bear, right? For many doctors, I bet those were the moments that helped inspire them to save […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 18, 2011