Host a Sotomayor Confirmation Watch Party

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to begin next Monday.  Be a part of this historic event and engage family, friends, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 10, 2009

Pay Equity in the Obama White House

On January 29, 2009, President Obama signed his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Noting that women make just 78 cents for every dollar men earn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   July 08, 2009

Historic Event at Wimbledon

Despite taking place in the weeks following the 37th anniversary of Title IX, Serena Williams’ 11th Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon this past Saturday over her sister Venus was overshadowed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 07, 2009

Ricci v. DeStefano

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for employers and the labor force nationwide, yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of the firefighter plaintiffs in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 30, 2009

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