Economic Creativity or Desperation?

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

I’m Never Getting Married

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008

Expect Great!

Now in its 12th season, the WNBA has made many advances for women in sports, but there is still work to do. When the league was formed, players’ health insurance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 20, 2008

Fueling the Sex Ed Controversy

With the huge increase in gas prices these days, I’ve been wondering about the impact on dating. Wait, I digress — “fueling” in this case refers to the news from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 11, 2008

Equal Work ≠ Equal Pay

For many women at least, that is a fact of life. As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country this spring, I’m sure many questions have entered their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2008

Racing for a Cure

A little over five years ago, I whispered to my godmother that she was going to be a great-godmother again. Other than my husband, she was the only one who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   4 Comments   |   June 05, 2008

Working Hard for the Money

Last week the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released the report Statutory Routes to Workplace Flexibility in Cross-National Perspective, which examines workplace flexibility rights in 21 high-income countries, including […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 02, 2008

Remembering Women Soldiers

Women have served, and died, in the U.S. armed forces since the Revolutionary War. While there isn’t much documented history, the bodies of two women soldiers were found at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   May 25, 2008

Out of the Rubble

As catastrophes like the world food crisis, the deadly Myanmar cyclone, and the earthquake in China continue to grab headlines, I am grateful to see international attention being paid to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 14, 2008

The Value of a Mother

  Cooking dinner? $14 per hour Cleaning the house? $10 per hour Healing a scraped knee? $29 per hour Being a stay-at-home mom? $117,000 per year (or $68,000 for working […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 09, 2008