AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008

Are Women Economic Equals in a Poor Economy?

Last week, the New York Times published an article entitled “Women Are Now Equal as Victims of Poor Economy.” I was immediately skeptical. The article, citing a study conducted by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 31, 2008

Lilly Ledbetter at D.C. Rally

Yesterday, I headed to the Capitol and put on my teal AAUW “I am the face of pay equity” sticker. At the corner of Delaware and Constitution avenues in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 18, 2008

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males?

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008
President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Civil Rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young, James Farmer

We Shall Overcome

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is at the core of civil rights legislation and judicial decisions to this day. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 02, 2008

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

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