Equity in the News

Equity in the News from May 2 – May 12, 2008 Men, concentrated in the weakest sectors, are losing jobs in this downturn, while women make gains. At least 54 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 12, 2008

Honoring Phyllis Schlafly?

As an AAUW member and alumna of Washington University in St. Louis, I was outraged to learn that the university is awarding Phyllis Schlafly an honorary degree at graduation. Schlafly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   10 Comments   |   May 09, 2008

Sexist Slurs Permissible?

AAUW is concerned about sexual harassment issues on campus, and in February we posted a blog entry about an incident at Yale University where pledge members of the Zeta Psi […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   9 Comments   |   May 06, 2008

Equity in the News

Equity in the News from April 23 – May 3, 2008 Fox news segment on Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act vote and pay equity. Segment features Lilly Ledbetter, Lisa Maatz […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 05, 2008

Hey, Mom and Dad, Look at Me!

Many parents remember hearing these words and being delighted to see what their child had done. Many of us have been captured on film as toddlers covered in food or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 30, 2008

If Not Hillary, Who?

Wish I had that proverbial crystal ball, so I could find out which woman will be the first to actually run the White House, not just be there as support […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   10 Comments   |   April 28, 2008

Girls and “Self-Esteem” Tees

In an advertising supplement to the Sunday newspaper for April 20, 2008, the JCPenney advertising flyer contained the following ad for “Girls’ Self Esteem® Screen Tees.” The logos in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   April 24, 2008

It’s Just a Movie

Peter Sagal has a point. It’s certainly curious to anyone who cares about girls that the writers behind Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who decided to write in 96 girl […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 22, 2008

AAUW Celebrates Equal Pay Day

As you know, Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day, the annual symbolic day on which women’s average wages catch up to men’s from the previous year. For the average […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   April 22, 2008

Negotiations U

The AAUW Leadership and Training Institute program “Negotiations U,” held at Clarkson University this spring, was a great opportunity for me as a participant and as a student leader. When […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008