I’m Never Getting Married

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008

Equal Work ≠ Equal Pay

For many women at least, that is a fact of life. As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country this spring, I’m sure many questions have entered their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2008

The Value of a Mother

  Cooking dinner? $14 per hour Cleaning the house? $10 per hour Healing a scraped knee? $29 per hour Being a stay-at-home mom? $117,000 per year (or $68,000 for working […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 09, 2008

Mom’s Financial Security

Mothers devote much of their lives to our well-being. If your mother is retired or nearing retirement, how much do you know about her financial security? Initiating a conversation on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 08, 2008

Pregnancy Discrimination Today

When my grandmother became pregnant with my mother, her first child, she was fired from her job. My grandfather was still in college and they had no other income, so […] Read more »

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

Married but Looking

When you type “women’s rights” into a search engine, you get an interesting set of web links. ”Married but looking” is number six, and I’ll leave what that is to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 15, 2008

International Women’s Day

The event we now call International Women’s Day began 95 years ago, a day promoting women’s rights and peace on a global level. Some great websites detail the turbulent times […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 07, 2008
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Behind the Pay Gap

Research released in April 2007 by AAUW shows that just one year out of college, women working full time are already paid less than their male colleagues, even when they […] Read more »