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

A Shove in the Right Direction

The passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is the talk of the town. Only after becoming involved in women’s studies and subsequently becoming a member of AAUW’s Student […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 10, 2009

Make New Friends …

… But keep the old, one is silver, the other is gold. Remember that old song? It used to keep us company as we sang it over and over on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 09, 2009

The Pride of a Young Woman at President Obama’s First Bill Signing

Crowding around a small TV in an office in the Public Policy and Government Relations Department of AAUW to watch as President Obama signed his first bill, the Lilly Ledbetter […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 30, 2009