Pay Equity — Ancient History?

At dinner this weekend, I was chatting with a young woman about the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. I didn’t expect her to know about Ledbetter, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   9 Comments   |   January 12, 2009

We Need YOU to Act Now!

Here’s a chance to make a difference in just two minutes. In a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision, AAUW ally Lilly Ledbetter lost her pay discrimination lawsuit against her former […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   January 07, 2009

Keep the Change

There’s a buzz around Washington and the AAUW office this week, for many reasons. The Obama family arrived in town over the weekend, creating an air of excitement and lots […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   January 06, 2009

AAUW’s Women of 2008 — In No Particular Order

The year is almost over, and I know you might be getting tired of hearing everyone talk about their own “best of” series, but this one will surely be a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   December 30, 2008

Holiday Wish List

Happy Christma-kah-sols-zaa-vus-year, or in other words, Happy Christmas Hanukkah Winter Solstice Kwanzaa Festivus (for the Rest of Us) New Year! No matter what you celebrate this holiday season, it’s the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 23, 2008

Get Out of the Way of Fair Pay

Back in the day, I used to watch reruns (I’m old, but not that old) of the original live-action Batman television series after school. My favorite characters were always the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   December 12, 2008

AAUW Gives Thanks

Last week, I took my son on a brief pre-Thanksgiving trip to visit my elderly parents in Kansas City. I took the trip in part to discuss my parents’ retirement […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 27, 2008

Fem2.0 and the Fight for Pay Equity

Last week, Lecia introduced us to Feminism2.0, a website that brings together the leadership of major women’s advocacy organizations and online women’s communities. In a recent post there, AAUW Executive […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 19, 2008

Billions in Bonuses

I’ve been a taxpayer my entire professional life. I’ve also voted at every possible chance so I can at least have some sense of choosing where my tax money goes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   October 28, 2008

It’s Expensive Being a Woman

It’s apparently big news how much money was spent for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s new campaign wardrobe. I am not saying that $150,000 isn’t a lot of money to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   October 23, 2008