AAUW National Convention Opening Ceremony

AAUW’s 2009 National Convention opening session started out on a high note with a video welcome message from White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett extended a special greeting from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 28, 2009

Live from St. Louis

I was asked to provide “reporter on the spot” tweets of Lilly Ledbetter and Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s (D-CT) speeches during the 2009 AAUW National Convention. I thought it might be […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

Convention Day One

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Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

Convention Headlines

Ledbetter, women politicians headline AAUW convention St. Louis is the host city for the AAUW national convention, which is featuring Lilly Ledbetter, the nationally-known pay equity advocate. Additionally, the convention’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   12 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

Bring Salary Negotiation Programming to your Campus

Do you want to learn how to implement great salary negotiation programs on your campus? If you’re attending the AAUW convention, check out the “Salary Negotiation Skills for Women” workshop. […] Read more »

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