Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Today, August 26, 2009, is Women’s Equality Day. This day marks the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 89 years ago and celebrates the women’s suffrage movement […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 26, 2009

Did they think no one would find out?

Fraudulently using the name of a nonexistent  AAUW branch on letters to congressional representatives to influence their vote on  the Clean Energy and Security Act, the so called “cap and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   August 20, 2009

Real Grassroots or Astroturf? Setting the Record Straight

I have a great job, working for an amazing group with a worthwhile mission — AAUW. But these past few days, I’ve been unnecessarily distracted from that critical work as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   August 07, 2009

Meet Valerie Streit: Media Ecologist, Producer, Writer, and Reporter

It seems fitting that the first place I went to find out more about CNN producer Valerie Streit was a blog. According to the post, at the height of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 24, 2009

Pay Equity in the Obama White House

On January 29, 2009, President Obama signed his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Noting that women make just 78 cents for every dollar men earn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   July 08, 2009

Historic Event at Wimbledon

Despite taking place in the weeks following the 37th anniversary of Title IX, Serena Williams’ 11th Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon this past Saturday over her sister Venus was overshadowed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 07, 2009

Ricci v. DeStefano

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for employers and the labor force nationwide, yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of the firefighter plaintiffs in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 30, 2009

Convention Headlines

Ledbetter, women politicians headline AAUW convention St. Louis is the host city for the AAUW national convention, which is featuring Lilly Ledbetter, the nationally-known pay equity advocate. Additionally, the convention’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   12 Comments   |   June 27, 2009

The Uprising in Iran

If you’ve been following the news about what’s been happening in Iran since last Friday’s presidential election, then you know that it’s a tense and increasingly violent situation. Is this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   June 16, 2009

Not the Only Game in Town

he NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic started last night, but the NBA isn’t the only game in town. Saturday, June 6, marks the WNBA’s 13th season opener between the Los Angeles Sparks and the champion Detroit Shock to be aired on network television. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 05, 2009