Happy Birthday Title IX!

Today marks the 37th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the federal legislation that prevents all federally funded schools from discriminating based on sex in education and school activities. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   June 23, 2009

Not the Only Game in Town

he NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic started last night, but the NBA isn’t the only game in town. Saturday, June 6, marks the WNBA’s 13th season opener between the Los Angeles Sparks and the champion Detroit Shock to be aired on network television. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 05, 2009

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

AAUW Report: Obama at 100 Days

It seems like just yesterday that millions of people were braving a deep January freeze to witness President Obama’s inauguration. Hard to believe, but on this late April day, President […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 29, 2009

Patsy Mink: A Woman Who Fought For Our Rights

The other night, I had the unique pleasure of viewing the D.C. premiere of Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority at the Capitol Visitor Center. I had the privilege of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 26, 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

1,000 Wins

Happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day! Did you know that when Congress enacted Title IX only one in 27 girls in high school participated in athletics and now […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 04, 2009

Two Good Rulings from the Court

In October we reported on the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court for a significant sexual harassment case, Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. To recap […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 02, 2009

Men Coaching Women

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the AAUW Arlington (VA) Branch’s Legal Advocacy Fund Holiday Luncheon. Not only did I have a great time meeting AAUW members I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   December 09, 2008

AAUW Gives Thanks

Last week, I took my son on a brief pre-Thanksgiving trip to visit my elderly parents in Kansas City. I took the trip in part to discuss my parents’ retirement […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 27, 2008