Equity Issues in the News – January 30 – February 16

January 30–February 16 AAUW Leader Joins Advisory Committee of Health Care Think Tank AAUW Executive Director Linda Hallman now serves on the advisory committee of the prestigious, invitation-only Health Sector […] Read more »

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010

Ninth Circuit Supports Women Wrestlers

This week, several former women wrestlers and the plaintiffs of one of the five sex discrimination cases AAUW currently supports are celebrating a win in their long legal battle against […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 12, 2010

Workplace Rules in the House of Medicine: A Difficult Choice When Health Is at Stake

More on the Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation (www.awomansnation.com) The focus of the chapter “Family Friendly for All Families” dispels an important myth: that having the same rules that men […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 02, 2010

Are You Pursuing Your Dreams?

“Don’t be afraid to find barriers that haven’t been broken down and break them down.” — Nancy Lieberman, U.S. Olympic Medal Winner, 2009 Basketball Hall of Famer, WNBA coach, ESPN […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   January 27, 2010

Products You Just Can’t Live Without!

Today, more than ever, body image is a huge self-esteem issue for women and girls. We are constantly bombarded with messages about how to be perfect — Get Thin Fast; […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2010

Upcoming College/University Partnership Webinars

Interested in an Opportunity for FREE AAUW Membership for Undergraduate Students? AAUW is hosting two College/University Partnership Webinars on January 25, 2010: one at 1 p.m. EST for college/university representatives […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   January 15, 2010

Wonder Bread for the New Breadwinners: Steps Toward the Ideal

We have not yet found the magic bullet to end the gender discrimination and inequality that pervade our society. The inequalities are apparent in the ways we socialize our children, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 05, 2010

AAUW’s Women of 2009

AAUW is about to go on a “blogcation” until the new year, but first, we’d like to celebrate some women who have broken through barriers in 2009. In no particular […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   6 Comments   |   December 30, 2009

Underwear and Wage Discrimination?!

Most women have faced discrimination in one form or another. I’m old enough to tell tales of blatant wage discrimination, simply because, as one boss told me, “You are a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   December 16, 2009