Blog Action Day: Pay Equity to Help End Poverty

Conversations about poverty often revolve around comparing and contrasting people on either side of a government-established income level, trying to process exactly what causes poverty and how to improve the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Update on Jane Chen and Embrace

On August 29, we posted a profile of Jane Chen, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow. Just this past week we received an e-mail from Jane with exciting news about her […] Read more »

What’s Your Worth?

Are you in the job market or considering a new career? I have a tool for you! AAUW’s new partner organization Job Search Intelligence recently launched a free fair pay […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   2 Comments   |   September 19, 2008

Transitioning in the Third Age

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA Recently, I shared with you information about an interesting book focused on the third age — the time after retirement. Another very interesting book, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 16, 2008

Uncovered

Art used in messaging is nothing new, but we’re used to seeing what I call “elevator art” — backgrounds in TV commercials, graphics in magazine ads — even the web […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 10, 2008

Workplace Rules for Success

Hannah Seligson’s New York Times article “Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office” looks at how women are excelling more than ever in school, but they tend to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

Meet Jane Chen: Co-Creator of Low-Cost Infant Incubators

Jane Chen’s words of advice to women reading this “Following the Fellows” series are, “Follow your passions, and dare to dream to change the world.” This advice might sound hollow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 29, 2008

Social Security’s 73rd Anniversary

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act by President Franklin Roosevelt. One of our country’s most successful anti-poverty programs, Social Security greatly benefits America’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 14, 2008

Are Women Economic Equals in a Poor Economy?

Last week, the New York Times published an article entitled “Women Are Now Equal as Victims of Poor Economy.” I was immediately skeptical. The article, citing a study conducted by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 31, 2008

Planning for Retirement — Helping to Improve Our Futures

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA As more boomers move into their 60s, America is becoming more aware that how and when we think about retirement is important to us […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 28, 2008