On President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor

AAUW monitors the judicial nomination process because so many of our fundamental rights and liberties have been established and are protected by the federal courts. AAUW supports a fair and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 26, 2009

Court Rules the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not Retroactive

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a disappointing ruling in the pregnancy discrimination case AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, overturning the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   8 Comments   |   May 18, 2009

Open Thread: Nominating a Supreme Court Justice

In light of Justice Souter’s recent announcement that he is stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court in June, my colleagues and I were joining with the pundits in pondering […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   May 06, 2009

We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 30, 2009

Crusader for Women Worldwide

Ritu Sharma has led a life that would appeal to anyone interested in social change. Sharma will be one of our keynote speakers at the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2009

“G” Is For Girl

As a sports fanatic, it’s hard to talk about women in sports today and what the future holds. I have seen women athletes and women’s sports evolve, reinvent the norm, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 20, 2009

Women and Music

There are other, more qualified music experts in my family, but as a music enthusiast (some might say snob), I volunteered to write about women in music. In my opinion, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 19, 2009

A Day in the Life

Through a 2008–09 AAUW Campus Action Project grant, a team of students and faculty at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, are addressing issues facing single mothers who want to attend […] Read more »

Patricia M. Lowrie

When deciding which woman in academia to highlight in this blog, I decided not to focus on a well-known woman academic leader, such as a woman university president or a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 04, 2009

Yours, Mine, Ours — A Woman’s History

March is Women’s History Month. If you are young enough to think “Why make a separate month just for women in history?” well, let me tell you. It wasn’t that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 02, 2009