Christina Folz

Christina Folz

Senior Writer

 

Work by Christina Folz

Black Women in the Workplace: A Q&A with Author Minda Harts

What are the biggest obstacles Black women confront as they look to advance into leadership roles? Many companies and organizations are heavily focused on gender equality, yet miss the mark […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   August 19, 2019

Soccer and Salaries: The U.S. Women’s National Team Fights for Equity

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team – and women everywhere – have been fighting for years to be paid the same as men for doing the same work. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 09, 2019

How to Make the Most of Summer

People often assume that university faculty and graduate students take summers off, but those in academia know better. Sami Schalk, Ph.D., 2013-14 AAUW American Fellow, offers tips for making the most of the not-so-lazy days of summer. Read more »

6 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Land a Job

Whether you’re targeting a job search in academia, a non-profit organization or a company, having a strong presence on LinkedIn can help you find that next, best opportunity. The powerful professional platform represents 30 million companies, 20 million jobs, 90,000 schools and a whopping 610 million users. Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   July 08, 2019

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Resource   |   June 10, 2019

Negotiating Change: A Q&A with Katie Wynne

A 26-year-old professional talks about how negotiation training helped her get a salary $20,000 higher than the initial offer. Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Job You Want

Five accomplished AAUW Fellows and Grantees share their advice on how to get your career off to a strong start. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 05, 2019
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Spotlight on Women in Elected Office

The year has barely begun, and women are already shattering records and making history. When the new Congress convened in January, nearly a quarter of its voting membership was comprised of women — the highest percentage ever. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   June 04, 2019
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Women Hurt Most by Student Loan Crisis

When women get their diplomas this spring, they’ll be graduating to staggering student loan debt. As of early 2019, women hold almost two-thirds ($929 billion) of the country’s $1.46-trillion student debt, according to a new analysis by AAUW. Read more »

Perks Beyond Pay

Flexibility and loan assistance are among the benefits many women believe are worth negotiating. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   April 17, 2019