Work-Life Balance in a Blizzard

As Washington, D.C., recovers from the worst snowstorm in recorded history — and while my car remains buried in snow — commutes are beginning to return to normal. Most schools […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 25, 2010

Workplace Rules in the House of Medicine: A Difficult Choice When Health Is at Stake

More on the Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation (www.awomansnation.com) The focus of the chapter “Family Friendly for All Families” dispels an important myth: that having the same rules that men […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 02, 2010

AAUW’s Women of 2009

AAUW is about to go on a “blogcation” until the new year, but first, we’d like to celebrate some women who have broken through barriers in 2009. In no particular […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   6 Comments   |   December 30, 2009

Is Equality an Inherent Right?

As I read the reports honoring Sen. Edward Kennedy this morning, listing his long and historic accomplishments on behalf of humanity, a small shiver of apprehension crept up my spine. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 26, 2009

Drive Time Radio and Mammy

Drive time radio can be annoying, informative, shocking, and sometimes just plain stupid. My usual 10-minute commute to the Metro has been extended this summer to 30 minutes as I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   7 Comments   |   August 10, 2009

A Supreme Court Justice Worth Rallying Around

After careful analysis of her judicial record and her responses at confirmation hearings, AAUW came out in official support of Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 06, 2009

Caring about Women and Maternal Health

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times focused his column yesterday on the need to attend to women and maternal health on a global scale. He has an excellent way […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 31, 2009

AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor

AAUW just released a statement this afternoon supporting the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/23/2009 Contact: Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202/785-7738 AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor Judiciary Committee […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 23, 2009

Court Rules the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not Retroactive

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a disappointing ruling in the pregnancy discrimination case AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, overturning the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   8 Comments   |   May 18, 2009

We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   April 30, 2009