Next Program Meeting
November 5, 2016 (Saturday)
Know the facts: debunking the myths of education policy.
Special guest: Trisha Powell-Crain is the Executive Director of The Alabama School Connection. The Alabama School Connection (ASC) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing consistent, high-quality media coverage of K-12 education in Alabama. Our goal, simply put, is to propel public education into Alabama’s everyday conversations.
2016 Tech Trek Follow Up!
The September Program meeting allowed the Huntsville Branch members hear about Tech Trek, both from participants and from the organizers and volunteers. Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting. Visit our 2016 Tech Trek page to see images of participants and volunteers.
And if that’s not enough, check out the slideshow!
2016 NCCWSL Follow Up!
Ashley Williams and Kimberly Oden, attendees of the 2016 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) AND 2016 Tech Trek counselors, provided a wonderful report on their experiences at NCCWSL at our September Program meeting! Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting.
Join the ¡Adelante! Book Club as they discuss books focusing on National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict by Heather Boushey and What Is Visible: A Novel by Kimberly Elkins. Date and Location: October 27, 6:00 pm at Grille 29 in Providence Main. Go to our Activities Page to read more about this month’s selections.
AAUW, the American Association of University Women, is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners.
For more than 128 years, AAUW Members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.
Join us and support an organization with a long track record of crucial issues affecting women:
- Civil Rights
- Family and Medical Leave
- Sex Discrimination … and others
Help our 100,000 members work for change:
- Promote gender-fair classroom practices and national legislators on AAUW priority issues
- Mentor girls and women
- Raise money to fund women scholars
- Raise money to fund ground-breaking research
- Participate in a community action program or start your own project
While we’re known for getting things done, we also take time to enjoy each other’s company. As an AAUW member, you will belong to a strong network of talented people, one that can stimulate a lifetime of personal and professional growth.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.
AAUW was founded in 1881, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Huntsville Branch was chartered in April 1949. AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a college or university on the list of qualified institutions. Undergraduates are welcome to become AAUW student affiliates.
AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in the group on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class. Membership is not by invitation.