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

We Shall Overcome

Most people today can go wherever they want, work wherever they want, shop and eat wherever they like, or date and marry whomever they choose. Struggles to attain these and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 02, 2008

Economic Creativity or Desperation?

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

I’m Never Getting Married

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008

Expect Great!

Now in its 12th season, the WNBA has made many advances for women in sports, but there is still work to do. When the league was formed, players’ health insurance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 20, 2008

Equal Work ≠ Equal Pay

For many women at least, that is a fact of life. As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country this spring, I’m sure many questions have entered their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2008

A Simple Matter of Justice

Thursday is the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company case. This decision, which went against decades of accepted practice […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 29, 2008

Blaming the Skirt

I am more surprised by the comments following “Catcalling: creepy or a compliment?,” the CNN article highlighting research by our own Holly Kearl in which 98 percent of those surveyed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   May 16, 2008

The Value of a Mother

  Cooking dinner? $14 per hour Cleaning the house? $10 per hour Healing a scraped knee? $29 per hour Being a stay-at-home mom? $117,000 per year (or $68,000 for working […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 09, 2008

Equity in the News (Equal Pay Day)

The following is a wrap up of AAUW Equal Pay Day media coverage: Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner (center) after the signing of the Equal Pay Day Proclamation on April […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 23, 2008