Tales of the Olympics

 I wanted to write a piece about women in the Olympics and found myself moved by stories that weren’t necessarily about medal winners at all. Here are some Olympic tales […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2008

Inspired by Class Action

I just finished reading Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law, by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy Gansler, and it was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 20, 2008

You Made It Happen!

Last week, AAUW celebrated a huge and long-fought victory when the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338). You may have heard about it — we sent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   August 06, 2008

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 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

Obama Meets the Power Group

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008

Lilly Ledbetter at D.C. Rally

Yesterday, I headed to the Capitol and put on my teal AAUW “I am the face of pay equity” sticker. At the corner of Delaware and Constitution avenues in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 18, 2008

Rally for Pay Equity

Rally for pay equity this Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC! Join Lilly Ledbetter, members of Congress, and other pay equity activists in support of two critical pieces of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 15, 2008

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males?

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008