Obama Meets the Power Group

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008

2024 or Bust

Since we just featured AAUW Dialog’s summer reading lists, I wanted to share information about a film that recently debuted in May. Directors Amy Sewell and Susan Toffler produced a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2008

Seneca Falls … Casino?

The last time I went Internet researching, I found what became the title of a blog (“Married but Looking”) when I entered “women’s rights” into a search engine. This time, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 19, 2008

Who Really Reads Anyway?

This week’s New Yorker magazine cover has a “satirical image” of Michelle and Barack Obama. The image is entertaining to some because it embodies ignorant assumptions about the Obamas. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

Thinking About Not Voting?

In the wake of Hillary Clinton suspending her presidential campaign on Saturday, everyone has been talking about where her supporters will go now. The Sunday morning newspapers, airwaves, and blogs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   June 12, 2008

18 Million Scratches

Having just spent several days being inspired by the entire 2008 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), it certainly was hard to watch what potentially could have been […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   June 09, 2008

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

I never knew … I didn’t inhale …

“Skeletons in the closet” have the capacity to affect how people view an individual. The label “skeleton” usually implies a negative connotation and often does not depend upon whether or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2008

Equity in the News 2-29-08

AAUW in the News Read about the ten best and worst states for pay equity. AAUW members learn tips for living a more environmentally-friendly life. Over four hundred middle school […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2008

Race & Gender: Still an Issue

As CNN reminds us, the 2004 presidential election exit polls indicated that 62% of white men voted for George Bush and 67% of nonwhite men voted for John Kerry. Although […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 29, 2008