Welcome to the Austin Branch of AAUW

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.

AAUW Austin Centennial Celebration

Recognition from AAUW Texas


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AAUW Austin Branch – 2023-2024 Programs Schedules 

Please consult the Newsletter and Evite for more details.  RSVPs are required for attendance for 7 days in advance.  Please specify Lunch or Coffee. Networking begins at 10:00 am and the Program begins at 10:30 am.

Oct. 14            Nina Almasy, DNP, RN, CNE, Dean, Health Sciences Division, ACC
Sat.                  Empowering Opportunities:  ACC’s Impact on Collaborative Workforce                                       Growth
                         Balconies Country Club
                         Contact:  Soon Merz Flynn

Nov. 1             AAUW Austin Branch Centennial Celebration
Wed.               Chateau Bellevue
                         Contact:  Pam Wolfe

Dec. 3              Winter Social, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
                         Balcones Country Club
                         Past Presidents, Hosts

Jan. 13             Elizabeth Pena, MSSW, Director of Community Impact, Austin Community
Sat.                  Foundation
                         Women’s Issues are Community Issues:  Status Report on Women &                                           Children  in Central Texas
                         Balcones Country Club
                         Contact:  Jackie Hardee

Feb. 14           Dinah Dinwiddie aka Julia London, bestselling author of contemporary romance
Wed.               and women fiction novels
                        The Making of a Novelist, the Journey from a Dream to Reality
                        Balcones Country Club
                        Contact:  Shirlene Justice

Mar. 9            Nancy Salisbury, Ph.D., Public Relations & Social Media Visiting Professor,
Sat.                 Department of Communications, St. Edward’s Univ.
                        Social Media for Social Good
                        Balcones Country Club
                        Contact:  Anita Knight

April 10           Shirley Robinson, Director of the Texas Library Association
Wed.                The State of Book Challenges in Texas
                         Balcones Country Club
                         Contact:  Kate DiPronio

May 9              Presentations by UT Fellowship Recipients & Installation of Officers
Sat.                  Balcones Country Club
                         Contact:  Joyce Pulich

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Strategic Plan Report 2022-2023

2020-2021 Strategic Plan & Goals


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