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!!
Read more about this event: Woodmen Edition Article – WILLIAM J. DAGENDESH

HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS FUND BY REMEMBERING US IN YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING PLANS
Click on this link to donate online: Online Donation Branch Scholarships Fund
A check can also be 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.


 2020/2021 BRANCH ZOOM MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
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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 further notice.  This includes branch meetings, Interest Groups, committees, and board meetings.

HERE IS THE NEXT BRANCH ZOOM EVENT TO BE HELD IN JANUARY
January 16, 5:00 PM – NEW YEAR CELEBRATION – HAPPY HOUR via Zoom
Our AAUW COS Branch Vice Presidents of Programs invite members to join this Happy Hour celebration of the new year and to share your 2020 experiences and hopes and dreams for 2021. This program is for members only and will be recorded.
Click on the link below to read more about this celebration:
AAUW COS Branch January 16th Zoom HAPPY HOUR

REGISTER NOW FOR THE FEB. 6th AAUW COLORADO PUBLIC POLICY DAY
AAUW of Colorado Public Policy Day –
Webinar Feb. 6, 2021 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Keynote Speaker: Angie Paccione, Executive Director of CO Dept. of Higher Education.
Click on this link for information and webinar registration: https://aauw-co.aauw.net/


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BRANCH LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
We are seeking leaders willing to volunteer their talents and skills in the positions listed below.  The incumbents, whose terms in these positions are ending June 30, 2021, welcome discussing the duties of these positions with you.
We are seeking volunteers to begin training and working with the incumbents early in 2021. Our plan is to provide hands-on training so that you can hit the ground running in these positions on July 1, 2021.
Call Pip Bodkin at 206-427-2444 or email pipbodkin@gmail.com to join our dedicated team of volunteer leaders.  Make a 2-year commitment and help make a difference!

AAUW Two-Minute Activist
As individuals in support of the AAUW Mission and Values, we encourage you to 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 – January 2021 Newsletter
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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 latest AAUW Colorado NewsletterConnects – January 2021
View the AAUW Colorado Email Campaign Archive: Latest AAUW of Colorado Connects

2021 Public Policy Day Webinar Feb. 6, 2021 9:00am – 12:00 noon
Keynote Speaker: Angie Paccione, Executive Director of CO Dept. of Higher Education.
Click on this link for information and webinar registration: https://aauw-co.aauw.net/

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.  

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