Equal Pay Day Q and A: Lisa Frehill

Lisa M. Frehill, the director of research, evaluation, and policy at the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, talked with us last week about her experiences with workplace discrimination. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2011
3-28-11 AAUW-AFJ Wal-Mart plaintiff reception, plaintiffs Betty Dukes, Edith Arana, Linda Hallman, and ERA attorney Arcelia Hertado1

Standing with the Women of Wal-Mart

As you may know, AAUW signed an amicus brief supporting the plaintiffs of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and offered financial assistance to the lead plaintiffs so they could attend the oral […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 30, 2011

Supreme Court Hears Wal-Mart Case

Today is an important day for pay equity and workers’ rights as the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Wal-Mart v. Dukes case. AAUW supported the lead plaintiffs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 29, 2011

Why the Wal-Mart Supreme Court Case Matters

Arcelia Hurtado, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates (ERA), a national nonprofit legal organization, took time out of her busy schedule to do a quick interview about the AAUW-supported case […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2011

UC Berkeley to Keep Women’s Sports Teams

In September 2010, the University of California, Berkeley, announced its intention to eliminate four student sports teams — women’s and men’s gymnastics, women’s lacrosse, and baseball — and to make […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 09, 2011

Know It. Name It. Stop It.

It is amazing the level of terror that one can inflict on another. But I didn’t want my only identity to be a victim; I don’t just want to be […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2011

Would the Lehman Sisters Have Done Any Better?

How are women doing in today’s economic climate? Recently, students at Santa Clara University received timely and excellent advice about women in the workplace from Laraine T. Zappert, clinical professor […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 03, 2011

Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Landmark Sex Discrimination Case

Last week, plaintiffs in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores case filed their brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, alleging that female employees of Wal-Mart are denied advancement and training opportunities, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 01, 2011

The Continuing Fight for Title IX Enforcement

AAUW recently lent our support to a Title IX lawsuit in Indiana, signing an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff in Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association et […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 16, 2011

A Big Victory in the Fight against Gender Discrimination

There’s some great news on the front of gender discrimination, and after the U.S. Senate derailed the Paycheck Fairness Act, it’s more than welcome. In case you haven’t heard, Novartis, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 07, 2011