It’s Expensive Being a Woman

It’s apparently big news how much money was spent for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s new campaign wardrobe. I am not saying that $150,000 isn’t a lot of money to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   October 23, 2008

Stressed Out Women

My sleep is not as sound as it used to be. I wake up worrying about financial issues. All my life I’ve been told to buy a house, put as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   5 Comments   |   October 21, 2008

Blog Action Day: When Will We Teach Poverty in a History Class?

On this day in 1987, the United Nations considered the eradication of poverty as a top priority. But it took the UN until 1993 to devote a day to an […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 15, 2008

Blog Action Day: Dying to Give Life

The global economic crisis is shining a light on the “haves,” but things won’t change much for the “have nots.” They will still be poor, without access to clean water, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Blog Action Day: Pay Equity to Help End Poverty

Conversations about poverty often revolve around comparing and contrasting people on either side of a government-established income level, trying to process exactly what causes poverty and how to improve the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Update on Jane Chen and Embrace

On August 29, we posted a profile of Jane Chen, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow. Just this past week we received an e-mail from Jane with exciting news about her […] Read more »

What’s Your Worth?

Are you in the job market or considering a new career? I have a tool for you! AAUW’s new partner organization Job Search Intelligence recently launched a free fair pay […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   2 Comments   |   September 19, 2008

Transitioning in the Third Age

By Anna M. Rappaport, FSA, MAAA Recently, I shared with you information about an interesting book focused on the third age — the time after retirement. Another very interesting book, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 16, 2008

Uncovered

Art used in messaging is nothing new, but we’re used to seeing what I call “elevator art” — backgrounds in TV commercials, graphics in magazine ads — even the web […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 10, 2008

Workplace Rules for Success

Hannah Seligson’s New York Times article “Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office” looks at how women are excelling more than ever in school, but they tend to […] Read more »

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