Equity in the News 4-17-08

News from April 6-15   AAUW branches gear up for Equal Pay Day. While several other branches host science and math conferences around the country. And we thought it was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 17, 2008

Pope and Hope?

Washington, D.C., and the nation’s media outlets are awash in news of the first papal visit to the nation’s capital since 1979. Rather than telling us in detail about the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2008

Married but Looking

When you type “women’s rights” into a search engine, you get an interesting set of web links. ”Married but looking” is number six, and I’ll leave what that is to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 15, 2008

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 2

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 »

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

Equity in the News 4-8-08

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders

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 »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   5 Comments   |   April 06, 2008

I Have a Dream

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 »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   7 Comments   |   April 04, 2008

Equity in the News 3-31-08

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 »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2008

Equity in the News 3-25-08

Women in Virginia earn 67 cents for every $1 men earn, about a dime less than the national average. Professionals in Maryville (MO) were converged upon by 54 eighth-grade girls during […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 25, 2008

Girls and STEM Education

Do you ever wonder what types of events other AAUW branches put on? This weekend I visited the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch for their third-annual Tech Savvy event. The day […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   March 21, 2008