Sexual Assault Awareness Month 11April

Blog   |   Community   |   April 11, 2008

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and reading about Take Back the Night rallies and Clothesline projects occurring around the country reminds me of an empowering experience I had as […] Read more »

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 2 10April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   April 10, 2008

In part 1, I discussed the signatures of companies that value diversity and equity. Part 2 identifies personal attributes that drive advancement. On the Job Seek a mentor. Men are […] Read more »

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 1 09April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 09, 2008

Buying a new car is not one of my favorite activities. I’m not a good negotiator, and when the deal is finally struck, I’m usually pretty sure that I could […] Read more »

Equity in the News 4-8-08 08April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders 06April

Blog   |   Leadership   |   5 Comments   |   April 06, 2008

Girls don’t want to be leaders. That’s what the first sentences of a Washington Post article on a newly released survey from the Girl Scouts USA leave you with. Girls […] Read more »

I Have a Dream 04April

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   April 04, 2008

What powerful images the words “I have a dream” bring to mind as the nation honors the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 40th anniversary of […] Read more »

Cheating Women 01April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   April 01, 2008

A short while ago I wrote a blog based on the heading of an MSNBC article, “Women Share Blame for Cheating Men.” As we approach April 22, Equal Pay Day, […] Read more »

Inspiring Women: Part 2 31March

Blog   |   1 Comments   |   March 31, 2008

On March 1, Christy Jones asked our blog readers to share a story about a woman who inspires them in honor of Women’s History Month. We invite you to share your own […] Read more »

Equity in the News 3-31-08 31March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2008

Record levels in pregnancy-discrimination complaints to regulators suggests more women are speaking up about suspected workplace bias. A federal judge has ruled that leaders of a prominent Southern Baptist seminary who […] Read more »

Money Can Buy You Happiness 27March

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 27, 2008

What was that Beatles song? Something to the effect that money can’t buy you love … but a new study published in the journal Science reports that money can buy […] Read more »