Know the Score!

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, a staunch advocate for transparency in government, once said, “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 07, 2011
1993–94 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Suzette Malveaux

Meet Suzette Malveaux: Civil Rights Lawyer

AAUW continues to stand behind the women of Wal-Mart because we firmly believe in protecting the rights of Americans to bring class-action suits against discriminatory employers. That’s why I asked former civil rights lawyer and 1993–94 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Suzette Malveaux her professional opinion on Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

Your AAUW Dialog Summer Reading List

Summer is drawing to a close, so the AAUW blog has decided to take some time to just sit back, relax, and have a long weekend. In our absence, why […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 20, 2011

This Won’t Hurt a Bit — No Co-Pay for Immunizations!

Did you know it will “hurt” less this year when you take your child in for their school immunizations? Don’t get me wrong — you will still have to comfort […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 18, 2011

Why I Participated in SlutWalk D.C.

I’ve never been called a slut, but last Saturday, I claimed the name when I participated in SlutWalk D.C. SlutWalks started in Toronto in April in response to a police […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   11 Comments   |   August 17, 2011
AAUW Members talking with Senator Harry Reids

Summer Lobbying — Having a Blast!

Ah, summertime. Constituent meetings, public events, and congressional town halls provide excellent opportunities for women’s rights advocacy! You can meet your congresswomen and men during the summer — but you […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 16, 2011

Report: Senate Keeps Women and Minorities off of Federal Benches

Earlier this week, the advocacy group People for the American Way released a report on the Senate’s record of blocking President Barack Obama’s judicial nominations. The report reached a shocking […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 02, 2011

Reform Needed to Foster Equality and Diversity in Higher Ed Leadership

How it is that women are outpacing men in attaining degrees yet not catching up to men in leadership positions in higher education and other professional fields? Further statistics revealed that only 23 percent of college presidents are women. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 30, 2011

The Feminist Movement: Alive and Well

During a recent meeting of my Psychology of Women class at Mount Holyoke College, my classmates and I discussed the attitudes of young women regarding feminism and what those attitudes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 22, 2011

Don’t Be a Harasser! How to Earn Consent on the Streets

How can you talk to someone — or meet someone — in a public place like the street, a park, or a bus stop without being a harasser? This question […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 12, 2011