Welcome

May 2016
Greater Richmond AAUW 

EVENT: End of the Year Banquet with pre-dinner Garden Tour at 5:15pm
DATE/TIME: Tues, May 4, 2016 , 6:00 Buffet Dinner
LOCATION: Meadowbrook Country Club, 3700 Cogbill Rd, Richmond, VA 23234
PROGRAM
TOPIC(S):
Speaker: Author Karen MacInerny
Topic:     “Living a Creative Life: Stepping Out of the Box ”
Announcement: STEAM Conference for Middle School Girls Overview:
Full STEAM Ahead is a conference dedicated to inspiring middle school girls to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! The conference will feature choices of 8-10 workshops led by engaging female role models. They will share their experience as leaders in their respective industries, highlighting the importance of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, and Math, as well as the power of interdisciplinary collaboration! Full STEAM Ahead will be held as a day long event on June 25, 2016 targeting a diverse group of 150 middle school girls from different cultural and economic backgrounds in Richmond’s major metro area school divisions.
For more information visit http://www.full-steam-ahead.info/.
Announcement:
(Hurrahs!)
Listen to the interview of Carol Stephens, our Greater Richmond AAUW president, aired on April 12th at 12:PM on WRIR radio. She talks about AAUW, Equal Pay Day and our STEAM Conference in June. Go to http://wrir.org/listen/. Click archives and then “Inspire Indeed” and look for the date April 12, time 12:00PM!

Equal Pay
 EQUAL PAY  Do You Know about Equal Pay Day for Moms?
Equal Pay Day was April 12, but mothers have to wait even longer for their paychecks to catch up to men’s. Find out why the “motherhood penalty” is a problem for all women and their families. READ MORE »
Feminism
FEMINISM   Bias Couldn’t Hold Her Back
As a Muslim Pakistani American feminist, AAUW National Student Advisory Council member Maha Saleem has overcome gender bias, challenged stereotypes, and become an example of intersectional feminism. Learn about her passion for empowering women and girls. READ MORE »

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Now’s the time to consider running for the AAUW Board of Directors!

Don’t forget to sign up for the June 23 ¡Adelante! book discussion
with author Rachel Hope Cleves.

Visit our Greater Richmond AAUW  FACEBOOK page !


VOTING 2016
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