The American Association of University Women, the oldest women’s organization in the United States, was founded in 1881, and promotes equity for all women and girls, life-long education, and positive societal change.
AAUW has over 100,000 members in 1,000 branches throughout the United States.
To obtain a “big picture” of AAUW, please visit:
- AAUW at the National Level
- AAUW at the Colorado State Level
Dr. Aditi Mitra was presented the Jane Addams Outstanding Service Award at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society in Chicago. Dr. Mitra has been the College Representative, Liaison, and Founding Faculty Advisor of the AAUW Student Group at UCCS. Her service has included promoting pay-equity for women, working to improve the representation of women in STEM fields, and organizing campus celebrations of International Women’s Day. She has also worked with non-profit organizations in their international projects promoting leadership skills for girls and refugees. Dr. Mitra has been helping school districts with refugee rehabilitation and language transition support. She has organized and promoted workshops about human trafficking.
Congratulations Dr. Mitra!
We invite you to learn more about the importance of early childhood education by viewing THE RAISING OF AMERICA and participating in the discussion. A second Community Dialogue will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 10-12 at Library 21c.
At the first Pikes Peak Community Dialogue, we examined the critical importance of the early years and the role quality, affordable childcare plays in the well-being of children and their families. The next Community Dialogue will look at ways other communities have addressed the lack of quality, affordable childcare by figuring out new solutions to address the high cost of such programs, so families, employers and the whole community can reap the benefits.
Please register for our next Pikes Peak Community Dialogue . . .AND BRING A FRIEND! The event is free, but pre-registration is requested so that enough facilitators are available.
To Register, click on http://pikespeakroacommunitydialogue.eventbrite.com, then click on REGISTER.
Watch all 5 episodes of The Raising of America free from April 1-17 at http://raisingofamerica.org
The Raising of America DVD is available for purchase at: raisingofamerica.org/buy-dvd
May 14, 2016
Annual Meeting, Scholarship Luncheon and 100th Anniversary Celebration
Patty Jewett Golf Clubhouse 11:30-1:30
Buffet luncheon includes: Chicken Fajitas w/ corn or wheat tortillas, Black Beans w/ green chilies & cheddar cheese, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Homemade Salsa & Tortilla Chips, Mexican Tossed Salad, Cake and Ice Cream plus beverages. $23
Make your reservation now: http://coloradosprings-co.aauw.net/paypal/
Did you know that the Colorado Springs Branch has a large number of interest groups where members can share hobbies, activities, and just have fun?
Elsewhere on This Site:
- See the Newsletter Archive on the Newsletter page. The archive is still growing…
- Minutes of board meetings are available on the Members page
We welcome new members. Give Membership VP Suzanne Stahlbuhk a call at 714-420-5314 or e-mail her at email@example.com
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