Equalitea, Trains, and Teddy Kennedy

The rest of Monday, the first official day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention, sped by. After a brief visit to the Seniors Caucus in the early afternoon — women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2008

Unconventional Women

This is Lisa Maatz, your intrepid AAUW Public Policy Director, blogging to you directly from the Denver Convention Center. While I have a moment to catch my breath, I thought […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 25, 2008

Reading, Writing, AND Arithmetic

Well, look at that. New research shows that girls can do math just as well as boys can. In the past there has been some discussion about women’s aptitude for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 29, 2008

An Assault on Women’s Health

These are the words used by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to describe draft regulations by the Bush administration that would severely limit women’s access to reproductive health and family planning […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 22, 2008

Thinking About Not Voting?

In the wake of Hillary Clinton suspending her presidential campaign on Saturday, everyone has been talking about where her supporters will go now. The Sunday morning newspapers, airwaves, and blogs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   June 12, 2008

Fueling the Sex Ed Controversy

With the huge increase in gas prices these days, I’ve been wondering about the impact on dating. Wait, I digress — “fueling” in this case refers to the news from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 11, 2008

Should AAUW Endorse Hillary?

With the campaigns for the presidency heating up earlier than ever this year, some AAUW members have asked why AAUW isn’t endorsing the only woman candidate. Now that a woman […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   25 Comments   |   February 15, 2008

Super Duper Tuesday

February 5 was Super Tuesday, the day the largest number of states (24) had a primary or caucus (or in one case—West Virginia Republicans—a state convention). With so many nominating […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 07, 2008