The Adirondack Branch of the American Association of University Woman is a local group of about 70 women. We hope you would consider becoming a member.
There are many positive aspects of membership:
SUPPORTING THE MISSION OF NATIONAL AND STATE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN:
AAUW advances equality for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1881, we are open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
PARTICIPATION IN MONTHLY PROGRAMS OF DIVERSE OFFERINGS THAT ARE THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND EDUCATIONAL. RECENT PROGRAMS INCLUDE :
MONTHLY ACTIVITIES OF VARIOUS AFFILIATION GROUPS:
- A presentation by local leaders on food insecurity
- A presentation by Dianne Shugrue, CEO & President of Glens Falls Hospital
- A private lecture by the Chapman Museum's director on the exhibit Women: Out to Work
- A presentation by Benita Zahn on women's health issues
- A panel presentation on drug and addiction issues in our communities
- A presentation by Matthew Rozell, author of The Train Near Magdeburg
SUPPORT OF SCHOLARSHIP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL GIRLS AND WOMEN
- Morning and evening literature groups
- Gourmet group
- Travel group
- Branch scholarship now in its 62nd year
- Sponsorship of local students to attend AAUW conference for college women
PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS:
- Chronicle Book Fair
- MATHCOUNTS Competition
- Notable Women - 5th Grade Essay Contest
- "Girls Go STEM" day for middle school girls, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education Department
- International Women's Day celebration, March 8, 2017, co-sponsored with with Zonta and Soroptimist
New members are always welcome. Our membership application is online here.
Please contact Connie Bosse at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-223-0708 if you would like further information.