The Austin Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was organized by 15 women in 1923, at the Driskill Hotel, with many contributions and accomplishments made by branch members and continuing since, as recorded in our HERstory under ABOUT US.
Another exciting year has begun!
Our Summer Social was cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey. The signups for the Interest Groups will be at our September meeting.
September 09 (Saturday) 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.: Dr. Collette Pierce Burnette, President Huston-Tillotson University. RSVP with lunch choice to Judy Reinhart by Sept. 5th.
WOMEN’S MARCH AT THE TEXAS CAPITOL
Many of you have heard of the January 21 Women’s March in Washington. Did you know we had a similar march in Austin? Why the Women’s March? We walked for social justice: the rights, safety, and health for all.
Save the Date – AAUW Texas 48th Biennial State Conference
September 09 (Saturday) 10:00 A.M. Dr. Collette Pierce Burnette, President Huston-Tillotson University
October 11 (Wednesday) 10:00 A.M. Journalism in the Era of Fake News, R. B. Brenner, Austin Woman’s Club
November 8 (Wednesday) 10:00 A.M. Global Security Outlook, Fred Burton of Stratfor, Sterling Events Center
December 3 (Sunday) 3-5:00 P.M. Holiday Social, Texas Federated Women’s Club “Mansion”
January 13 (Saturday) 10:00 A.M. Human Trafficking in Texas: Hidden Realities in Plain Sight Panelists: Andrea Sparks, Jessica Robledo, and Brook Crowder, Norris Center
February 17 (Saturday) 10:00 A.M. Racial Gerrymandering in Texas 1991-2016: Still Crazy after All Those Years, Henry Flores, Sterling Events Center
March 21 (Wednesday) 10:00 A.M. Empowered Women Empower Women, Melinda Garvey, Austin Woman’s Club
April 11 (Wednesday) 10:00 A.M. Hot Science-Cool Talks, Dr. Jay Banner, Sterling Events Center
May 12 (Saturday) 10:00 A.M. Fellowship Awards & Installation of Officers, Norris Center