Supreme Court Hears Harassment Case

Monday marked the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term. During this term, the court will hear cases covering a number of important issues, including employment discrimination, free […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 09, 2008

What Women Want

This was the message handwritten in bright red lipstick across the cover of last week’s Newsweek magazine. I had just treated myself to a new book to read during my […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   September 23, 2008

Workplace Rules for Success

Hannah Seligson’s New York Times article “Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office” looks at how women are excelling more than ever in school, but they tend to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

Women’s Equality Day @ Convention

While Tuesday was not designated “women’s issues day” at the Democratic National Convention, it certainly felt like it — which seems appropriate, given that the day also marked the anniversary […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 27, 2008

Inspired by Class Action

I just finished reading Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law, by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy Gansler, and it was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 20, 2008

Topics Overheard During Happy Hour

Before I started working as an intern this summer at AAUW, I would never have imagined myself bringing up something like the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act as a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 03, 2008

Equity in the News

Gender equity-related topics in the news from May 30 – June 13 Someday, a woman will break the White House barrier. Whoever that is will owe Clinton’s 2008 run a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 17, 2008

Culture Affects Perception

Is a sexist comment aimed at a middle or high school student the result of her own shortcomings or the result of her environment? For the student asking herself this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 27, 2008

Pregnancy Discrimination Today

When my grandmother became pregnant with my mother, her first child, she was fired from her job. My grandfather was still in college and they had no other income, so […] Read more »

If Not Hillary, Who?

Wish I had that proverbial crystal ball, so I could find out which woman will be the first to actually run the White House, not just be there as support […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   10 Comments   |   April 28, 2008