President’s Letter

Dear Friends of Women At Work: With the stalwart endeavors of the Board of Women At Work, we have made strides in the last six months and are building towards the future of Women At Work.  It has been our goal to keep the mission moving forward and design what is next for the organization. […]

ANN HIGHT: October 16, 1929 – MAY 7, 2017

“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Ann Hight, a stalwart supporter and tireless advocate for Women At Work from its beginning in 1979, and an early member of its Board and later its President, died peacefully on […]


She sat in the restaurant with a rather stern look, accompanied by another individual.  I braced myself and sat down.  Who ever said that job interviews were easy?  She asked question after question, covering a myriad of topics.  The rather stern look rarely left her face but through the hour plus interview, one could easily […]

6 Key Career Strategies for Women of a Certain Age

View Original Article Working past challenges can lead to resilience and renewal For nearly two decades, I’ve occasionally wondered: “Am I nearing the end of my rewarding work life?” And often, I see my female coaching clients, despite their considerable success, lose confidence and struggle with fear and anger about their career options as they […]

Trailblazing Women in STEM

By Joan Harrigan-Farrelly on March 21, 2017 Women’s participation in STEM occupations is on the rise. Our country has come a long way in expanding women’s access to roles in science and technology. During National Women’s History Month, with the 2017 theme of “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business,” we recognize trailblazing work being done […]

The 7 Top Websites For Nonprofit Jobs

Eager to find a job that matters? With the economy warming up, now might be a good time to explore potential nonprofit employment opportunities. According to the 2013 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey, 44 percent of the groups plan to create positions in the year ahead. That’s especially encouraging news for boomers who want to launch encore […]