An Insult to Hardworking Career Mothers

To me the most striking finding from a recent work-family research report that’s getting a lot of online buzz was that the wage gap between mothers and non-mothers is even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2009

The Lipstick Revolution

Like many others, I was glued to #iranelection, #iran09, and, sadly, #neda over the weekend as I kept checking in with Twitter while working on AAUW convention projects. At one […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 22, 2009

Another Equal Pay Anniversary This Week

While looking for information on floor proceedings on the Clerk of the House website (we were following the House debate over the Office for Global Women’s Issues that is included […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 11, 2009

International Women’s Struggle to Break through Barriers

On the same day that I read about four women winning seats to the Kuwaiti parliament, I also read a blog post on Muslimah Media Watch about a report that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 28, 2009

Meet Robin Blaetz: Women’s Avant-Garde Cinema Researcher

After graduating with a bachelor of arts in English and French, 2004–05 American Fellow Robin Blaetz traveled to Paris to reflect on her future. Within a month of arriving, Robin […] Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Day

As I was driving to work, I noticed a large banner in front of the National Education Association that said May 5 is Teacher Appreciation day. I am not familiar […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   May 05, 2009

Overeducated, Underpaid

For more than 100 years the AAUW has worked hard so that women would have the same educational opportunities to succeed in (what is still) a man’s world. They have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 28, 2009

Equal Pay for Equal Work — Not Yet Everyone’s Reality

As we learn about activities being held throughout the country to bring attention to Equal Pay Day, April 28, I can’t help but reflect on a blog post I did […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 10, 2009

Telling It Like It Is — To Congress

Now that we’ve had the chance to work with President Obama and his staff, we thought it time to remind Congress why women’s issues are still important. The following is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   April 01, 2009
A painting of Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, Technology Hero

When girls are looking for heroes in technology, who are the leaders that they learn about in school? Who do they look up to? Most of the big names in technology are men, but women have played an important role in the development of technology. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2009