Convention Headlines

Ledbetter, women politicians headline AAUW convention St. Louis is the host city for the AAUW national convention, which is featuring Lilly Ledbetter, the nationally-known pay equity advocate. Additionally, the convention’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   12 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

David Letterman’s Next Move

Thanks to the recent flap between David Letterman and Sarah Palin over the joke he made about one of her daughters, some moms and/or dads may be having second thoughts […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2009

The Uprising in Iran

If you’ve been following the news about what’s been happening in Iran since last Friday’s presidential election, then you know that it’s a tense and increasingly violent situation. Is this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   June 16, 2009

Not the Only Game in Town

he NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic started last night, but the NBA isn’t the only game in town. Saturday, June 6, marks the WNBA’s 13th season opener between the Los Angeles Sparks and the champion Detroit Shock to be aired on network television. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 05, 2009

“G” Is For Girl

As a sports fanatic, it’s hard to talk about women in sports today and what the future holds. I have seen women athletes and women’s sports evolve, reinvent the norm, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009
President Barack Obama and the woman of the hour, Lilly Ledbetter, walk down the famous White House hallway through the double doors into the East Room -- to thunderous applause.

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed into Law

“This is a wonderful day.” Those are the words President Obama spoke moments before signing his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The law makes it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   2 Comments   |   January 29, 2009

Roe at 36

Directly on the heels of a crazy Inauguration weekend, another celebration of sorts took place yesterday. Thousands gathered here in D.C. to celebrate (or protest) the 36th anniversary of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2009

114 Years Old and Counting

I tend to think more about “the rest of my life” over New Year’s than on any birthday. I ponder how I have lived and what I have done and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   January 05, 2009

Caroline Kennedy — aka Senator?

The name itself makes you stop and read the story — yet another Kennedy looking to enter politics? Combine it with “Caroline” and “Senator,” and you’ve got a showstopper. As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 22, 2008

Ledbetter Ruling to Affect Hulteen

Yesterday I attended oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court for AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, a case that involves the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). Congress passed the PDA in 1978 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   December 11, 2008