Where Are All the Women?

I used to be an engineer. For eight years, I designed satellites. The work was engrossing at times, and I loved designing with CAD (Computer Aided Design). It was like […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 19, 2009

Meet Wendy Crone: Engineering Professor and Mentor

It was an engineering summer camp during high school that really piqued Wendy Crone’s interest in engineering mechanics. During the camp, one professor held a demonstration lab in which he […] Read more »

Pay Equity — Ancient History?

At dinner this weekend, I was chatting with a young woman about the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. I didn’t expect her to know about Ledbetter, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   9 Comments   |   January 12, 2009

Keep the Change

There’s a buzz around Washington and the AAUW office this week, for many reasons. The Obama family arrived in town over the weekend, creating an air of excitement and lots […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   January 06, 2009

Campuses Making a Difference

AAUW is proud to announce the selection of 11 teams for this year’s Campus Action Projects (CAP). The 2008-09 CAP grant provides a platform and up to $5,000 in funding […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   December 16, 2008

Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights

I was a fan of FDR long before I ever knew that his wife, Eleanor, had an influential role unlike most presidential wives before her and that after his death […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   December 08, 2008

So Many Good Books, So Little Time

Fellow students in my graduate program often tell me they have stopped reading for fun because of the amount of required class-related reading. While I do what I can to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   3 Comments   |   November 13, 2008

Announcement: Where the Girls Are Panel

This evening, report author and AAUW Research Associate Christianne Corbett will participate in a panel discussion on AAUW’s recent research report, Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   November 13, 2008

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

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