International Women’s Day Celebrated with Half the Sky Live!

This past Thursday, I was given the opportunity to represent AAUW and celebrate International Women’s Day with my peers in a packed theater for a showing of CARE’s Half the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 11, 2010

Equity Issues in the News – February 27-March 10

February 27– March 10 AAUW Recognized by Bestselling Author at National Movie Event Sponsored by CARE AAUW branches across the United States participated in Half the Sky LIVE, a one-night […] Read more »

Don’t Miss Half the Sky Live

This past Christmas, my sister — with just a bit of hinting on my part — gave me the best-selling book, Half the Sky, by Pulitzer-prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 04, 2010

Does a Woman’s Nation Change Anything?

“I think women should stay at home where they belong. It’s a proven fact that when the women went to work the family started to fail.” Seriously?! Sounds like a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2009

And the Crowd Roared…

In celebration of International Women’s Day, last night I had the pleasure of attending a sold-out screening of A Powerful Noise. This acclaimed documentary takes you inside the lives of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   March 06, 2009

Blog Action Day: When Will We Teach Poverty in a History Class?

On this day in 1987, the United Nations considered the eradication of poverty as a top priority. But it took the UN until 1993 to devote a day to an […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 15, 2008

Let’s Ban Books?

Last week, being a busy multitasking working parent of three, we missed out on going to the library, which, for my teenage daughter is akin to missing a meal or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   6 Comments   |   September 09, 2008

Out of the Rubble

As catastrophes like the world food crisis, the deadly Myanmar cyclone, and the earthquake in China continue to grab headlines, I am grateful to see international attention being paid to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 14, 2008

International Women’s Day

The event we now call International Women’s Day began 95 years ago, a day promoting women’s rights and peace on a global level. Some great websites detail the turbulent times […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   March 07, 2008