Equity Issues in the News: April 1 – May 17

April 1 – May 17 AAUW’s Efforts to Close the Gender Divide in the STEM Fields Are Highlighted Washington Post (Monday, May 17) In her recent commentary, Elizabeth Vandenburg, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 18, 2010

Labor Union Women Making History

Who has been honored this month with esteemed women such as Linda Chavez-Thompson, Augusta Thomas, Elizabeth Shuler, Arlene Holt Baker, and Nancy Wohlforth? My mom! I know it may sound […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2010

Holla Back D.C.!

While street harassment is a big issue these days, women have been fighting sexual harassment in Washington, D.C., public spaces for more than 80 years. As we celebrate and acknowledge […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   March 29, 2010

Writing Deaf Women Back into History

I was driven and ambitious as a young girl. I had big dreams; I wanted to be a journalist or an attorney. Clair Huxtable, Geraldine Ferraro, “Career Barbie,” and even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   March 18, 2010

Work-Life Balance: More Than a Philosophy

Women now make up half of the U.S. workforce, yet policies such as flexible scheduling that help women juggle work-life responsibilities are not prioritized by our lawmakers. This is a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 18, 2010
AAUW Supporters with signs

Celebrating National Women’s History Month

AAUW is excited to partner with the National Women’s History Project in its 30th anniversary year, which has the theme “Writing Women Back into History.” Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   March 01, 2010

Work-Life Balance in a Blizzard

As Washington, D.C., recovers from the worst snowstorm in recorded history — and while my car remains buried in snow — commutes are beginning to return to normal. Most schools […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 25, 2010

Underneath Work-Life Balance

I was reading a column recently by human resources consultant and author, Peter Weddle that struck a chord. In “Rethinking Work-Life Balance” on the ISTE website, Weddle suggests that the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   February 23, 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

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