Welcome to the AAUW Colorado Springs Branch!

Meet the recipients of our 2020 AAUW Colorado Springs Branch scholarship awards.  We proudly feature the photos of these 8 women on our website masthead (above).  Click on this link to learn more about their talents and stories.  2020 Scholarship Recipients
Use the video link below to see the presentations and meet the recipients:
Sept. 19, 2020 Welcome Coffee & Scholarship Awards  
Access Passcode: AAUW2020scholars!!

HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY REMEMBERING US IN YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING PLANS: A check made out to AAUW-Colorado Springs with “local Scholarships Fund” on the memo line may be mailed to the AAUW Treasurer, 5540 Canvasback Ct., Colorado Springs, CO 80918.


Virtual Branch Meetings Only for 2020 – But What Opportunities Await!
Your wellbeing and safety are our AAUW Colorado Springs branch’s top priority.  Because of the risks of COVID-19, we will only meet virtually until January 2021. This includes branch meetings, Interest Groups, committees, and board meetings. Check out our 2020 Branch Zoom meetings and programs using this link:  2020 Branch Zoom Meetings
Read the full announcement from Pam Maier, COS Branch President, on this link: https://coloradosprings-co.aauw.net/branch-meetings-programs/

AAUW Colorado Fall Leadership Webinar- Sept. 12, 2020
Click here to view the entire video.
Click on this link to view Laura Segal’s slide presentation: AAUW CO LMS 2020_compressed
Click here to view video – Membership Matters – Tools for Success presented by AAUW Colorado President, Paula Munger & AAUW Colorado Springs Membership VP, Melanie Hudson.  

 2020/2021 BRANCH ZOOM MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
CLICK ON THE ICON BELOW TO SEE THE FULL LISTING

Currently all in-person branch meetings and programs are postponed due to COVID-19.
HERE ARE THE NEXT ZOOM EVENTS TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER – SAVE THESE DATES!
October 24th 10:00 am to noon via Zoom – Community Outreach program
Our Community Outreach Committee has secured Katherine Sturdevant, history professor at Pikes Peak Community College, to speak to us on the History of Women’s Right to Vote in Colorado.  The program will be open to the public and recorded for future viewing.  Registration is required. Free to members and $10 for guests.
To register, click here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/they-were-suffragists-too-aauw-colorado-springs-branch-meeting-tickets-118794669053?aff=ebdssbeac
Your zoom link will be emailed before Oct 24. If you are unable to access the link, please email Cindi Zenkert-Strange (cmzenkertstrange@gmail.com) to register!

AAUW Two-Minute Activist
As individuals in support of the AAUW Mission and Values, we encourage you to take advantage of the above resources and to also sign up for the AAUW Two-Minute Activist.Sign up for the AAUW “Two-Minute Activist” program. Send emails and texts to your legislators to fight for equal pay, family leave, stopping sexual harassment, equality in education and more.  Sign up using this link to get regular alerts and take timely action.  https://www.aauw.org/act/two-minute-activist/


LATEST BRANCH NEWSLETTER

Stay informed – read our Branch Newsletter – September 2020 Newsletter
Follow AAUW on Facebook – links are on the right hand side of this webpage!

INFORMATION FOR BRANCH MEMBERS

  • Latest online Branch Directory for members – (click on Branch Member Directory on toolbar above – use password)
  • Latest online Interest Group (IG) Calendar, IG Chair contact information and IG descriptions  for members – (click on Members Only on toolbar above – use password)
  • Minutes of Board meetings are available on the Members Only page (use password)

Welcome! AAUW (American Association of University Women) was founded in 1881 and currently has over 170,000 members and supporters working to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.  Click on above graphic to read more about who we are and our Strategic Plan.
AAUW Colorado Springs Branch, established in 1915, currently has over 250 members and is the largest AAUW Branch in Colorado.  We welcome you to join us for education, community programs, legislative advocacy, research and scholarships for women.  By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance. 

Meet the challenge!  Get paid what you’re worth.  Take the AAUW Work Smart Online, a free one-hour course now!  AAUW’s goal is for 10 million women to be trained in salary negotiation by 2022.  Click on Get Started Now (above) to take this important course!

We encourage prospective members to click on the Interest Groups tab (on the toolbar above) to see our current Interest Groups calendar and descriptions.  Our Interest Groups provide members the opportunity to share interests, hobbies and to learn and network.  See the latest AAUW Colorado Springs Branch brochure: AAUW Brochure COS 6-30-2019

We welcome new members!  Give Membership VP Melanie Hudson a call at 719-205-7639 or e-mail membership-V-P.


SEE THE LATEST AAUW COLORADO STATE INFORMATION

Read the August 2020 AAUW Colorado NewsletterConnects – September 2020

Fall Leadership Conference Webinar – September 12, 2020
“Leadership: 2020 Vision through Mindfulness, Mission and Membership”
Click here to view the video of this webinar


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