AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Picks up Pen, Draws on Midwestern Roots to Inspire Others

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, AAUW’s top public policy adviser, has joined some of the nation’s foremost women leaders and thinkers to offer life lessons in an inspirational new book for younger generations. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 11, 2010

AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, will be available for comment on the Senate’s Paycheck Fairness Act hearing set for March 11. Read more »

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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   |   4 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

Is Equality an Inherent Right?

As I read the reports honoring Sen. Edward Kennedy this morning, listing his long and historic accomplishments on behalf of humanity, a small shiver of apprehension crept up my spine. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 26, 2009

Drive Time Radio and Mammy

Drive time radio can be annoying, informative, shocking, and sometimes just plain stupid. My usual 10-minute commute to the Metro has been extended this summer to 30 minutes as I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   August 10, 2009

A Supreme Court Justice Worth Rallying Around

UPDATE: The Senate today confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor as an associate justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read AAUW’s statement about the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Sotomayor. This afternoon, when […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 06, 2009