Ranked and Ready to Rock

Who do you trust when contemplating a purchase? The manufacturer? Or customers who have actually purchased the product and used it? For most of us, it’s probably the testimonials of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 16, 2011

Celebrate International Women’s Day Tomorrow

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, and AAUW plans to celebrate! AAUW is an established and esteemed organization that has helped — and continues to help — women make history. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2011

Forbes’ Sexist Powerful Women List

What makes a person powerful? According to Forbes, that depends on gender. Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list came out last month, and the contrast with the World’s Most […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   November 29, 2010

Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Last week Forbes released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, which includes several Hispanic women. They are trailblazers — a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the president […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 15, 2010

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

It’s Not My Father’s Navy… It’s Even Better

My father was always proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, and I have always been proud of him. Today, he would have been particularly proud of the Navy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2010

Front Row and Center: The Helen Thomas Vacancy

Headline news today: “An End for Helen Thomas and the Helen Thomas Rules.” Wow. Millions are discussing the controversial comments that led to her retirement, but how many will think […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   June 07, 2010

The Women’s Empowerment Campaign

How could there possibly be a campaign for women’s empowerment without AAUW? Unless we act now, AAUW may not be included on the list of the best organizations devoted to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 26, 2010

Fishnets, the Tooth Fairy, and Capitol Hill

I’m not going to talk about the video. We’ve all seen it. Out of respect for the little girls and their right to childhood and privacy, I’m not even going […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   May 17, 2010

Virtual Voices for Action

Let your (virtual) voice be heard! If you are interested in participating in a global conversation about education, empowering women, civil rights, the environment, and economic power, today is the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 29, 2010