An Insult to Hardworking Career Mothers

To me the most striking finding from a recent work-family research report that’s getting a lot of online buzz was that the wage gap between mothers and non-mothers is even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2009

Another Equal Pay Anniversary This Week

While looking for information on floor proceedings on the Clerk of the House website (we were following the House debate over the Office for Global Women’s Issues that is included […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 11, 2009

It’s the Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, but I’m Not Quite Ready to Celebrate

On June 10, 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law. Forty-six years later, as I prepare to graduate from college and enter the workforce, there are so […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 09, 2009

My Journey Toward “Keeping the Change”

As a member of AAUW’s National Student Advisory Council, I am responsible for helping with a campus program focused on women’s equity, so I decided to help with the national […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 08, 2009

Teacher Appreciation Day

As I was driving to work, I noticed a large banner in front of the National Education Association that said May 5 is Teacher Appreciation day. I am not familiar […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   May 05, 2009

AAUW Report: Obama at 100 Days

It seems like just yesterday that millions of people were braving a deep January freeze to witness President Obama’s inauguration. Hard to believe, but on this late April day, President […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 29, 2009

Equal Pay Day 2009 — A Roundup

This year, Equal Pay Day fell between two major national news stories — the swine flu outbreak and Obama’s 100th day in office. Fortunately, the issue of pay equity didn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 29, 2009

See Red, Be Red for Equal Pay Day

This cross-posted blog is authored by Gloria Feldt and originally appeared on her blog, Speaking up. Red happens to be my favorite color. I’m an Aries after all. A classic […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 29, 2009

Overeducated, Underpaid

For more than 100 years the AAUW has worked hard so that women would have the same educational opportunities to succeed in (what is still) a man’s world. They have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 28, 2009

Fighting for Equal Pay

As we mark Equal Pay Day today, we’d like to think that women and men all across the country are joining in our fight for pay equity. And while we […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 28, 2009