Equal Pay for Equal Work

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day takes place on the fourth Thursday in April. This year, I took my five-year-old niece Lucy to a nearby bakery to learn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   April 24, 2009

The Wage Gap: A Taxing Problem

April 15 — a day that strikes fear into the hearts of taxpayers all across America. Will I owe more? Did I keep all my receipts? What is a Schedule […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 15, 2009

Equal Pay for Equal Work — Not Yet Everyone’s Reality

As we learn about activities being held throughout the country to bring attention to Equal Pay Day, April 28, I can’t help but reflect on a blog post I did […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 10, 2009

So Much Tennessee, So Little Time

I traveled to the AAUW of Tennessee State Convention this past weekend at the University of Tennessee, Martin. I was invited is because at UT, Martin, there is an active […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 03, 2009

Telling It Like It Is — To Congress

Now that we’ve had the chance to work with President Obama and his staff, we thought it time to remind Congress why women’s issues are still important. The following is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   April 01, 2009

Take Action!

AAUW just received notice today that President Obama will hold a special online town hall meeting focusing on the economy this Thursday. You can participate in this forum by submitting […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 25, 2009

The Recession in Focus: My Story

Okay, maybe I don’t live in Michigan or Rhode Island, the two states with the worst unemployment rates, but the recession has definitely hit home. According to the New York […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 24, 2009

Counsel on the Council

In Wednesday’s Washington Post, Kathleen Parker criticizes President Obama for creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. In so doing, she relies on two main arguments: first, that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009

Women Taking the Lead in Salary Negotiation

A fascinating study by Lisa Barron found one cause of the pay gap between men and women may be their different methods for salary negotiation. Especially in economic times like […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 02, 2009

On Lincoln, AAUW, and Economic Recovery

The following is excerpted from a letter I sent to AAUW Action Network members. The complete letter including details about AAUW’s role in promoting another form of economic stimulus – pay […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 13, 2009