The Science of Title IX

In Tuesday’s Science section of the New York Times, John Tierney looks at the effects Title IX could have in the science field, noting that the National Science Foundation, NASA, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   July 17, 2008

Rolling Down the River

At 4 a.m. one night last week, in a fit of sleeplessness, I couldn’t help drawing some parallels between a recent tubing adventure and a seminar we co-hosted at AAUW. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 16, 2008

Rally for Pay Equity

Rally for pay equity this Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC! Join Lilly Ledbetter, members of Congress, and other pay equity activists in support of two critical pieces of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 15, 2008

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males?

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

Should Women Have Equal Rights?

No, I’m not talking about whether the Equal Rights Amendment should be approved. I’m referring to some statistics I happened to run across while researching another story. NationMaster.com, a site […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   144 Comments   |   June 27, 2008

Thank You, Title IX

A poster on the wall in my office features caricatures of five women, each of them ready to play a different sport. One is kicking a soccer ball; another is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   June 23, 2008

Equal Work ≠ Equal Pay

For many women at least, that is a fact of life. As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country this spring, I’m sure many questions have entered their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2008

The “F” Word

Say what? Much of the dialogue around AAUW’s latest research, Where the Girls Are (check out “Talking About Where the Girls Are” to get a sample listing) is learned, interesting, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   May 28, 2008

Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008