June 5 — Edmonds SnoKing branch hosts speaker author Aisha Hauser — Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity and Power in Ministry. Read more…
June 12, Saturday – Women’s Health Summit — via Zoom
As we were developing this year’s public policy platform, we realized that there are so many issues related to women’s health that we needed gather experts from across the state to help us understand and prioritize what we need to do personally and legislatively. Watch your Evergreen Leader newsletters and this web page for details and how to register.
Monthly Branch President Meetings — Our state president, Mary Williams, hosts at 10:30 on the last Monday of each month. Please contact her if you want to be included and have not joined yet. She understands that some of you may need an evening time, and is hoping to offer an evening time to accommodate those who cannot join her in the daytime. Please let her know of your interest in an evening meeting. You can contact her at email@example.com
2021 — Feb. 1 Monday – LOBBY DAY virtually
Karen Anderson, our Public Policy director and Nancy Sapiro, our new lobbyist have presented a virtual Lobby Day for 138 of our members across the state.
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Nov. 2 Ellen Dubois, author of Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote, conducted a Zoom meeting with AAUW-WA members, Click for details…
In this time of health crisis over many months, all Board events are being held online. You are welcome to attend. Request information from firstname.lastname@example.org
August 2020 State Leadership Conference – ONLINE
We had an excellent day VIRTUALLY!
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January 2020 Lobby Day – Click for details…
CANCELLED April 17-19, 2020 – multi-state AAUW convention in Vancouver, Washington. Click for details…
CANCELLED July Tech Trek STEM camps at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma and Eastern Washington University, Cheney. Click here for Tech Trek website and info…
August 2019 State Leadership Conference – Wenatchee – Click for presentations…
April 2019 Annual Meeting in Bellingham
Special speakers: Kim Churches, CEO of national AAUW, Amy Klosterman, Title IX attorney, Washington State Representative Sharon Shewmake, immigration attorneys Sanchez and Pai.
January 2019 Lobby Day – Olympia
Speakers include Fajer Saeed Ebrahim, a specialist on reproductive justice with Legal Voice, and Pam Crone, a lawyer and lobbyist who has represented AAUW-WA, Legal Voice, and other clients in Olympia.
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Organized by our Board Public Policy Chair – Karen Anderson
August 2018 Summer Leadership Meeting – Ellensburg
Our summer meeting had a wide-ranging choice of workshops and presentations. All events were at the Red Lion Hotel in Ellensburg.
- Thursday 4 pm and Friday, Aug. 23-24, optional strategic planning sessions.
- Saturday, Aug. 25, 8 am, annual Leadership Conference – presentations and workshops. Agenda includes in-depth consideration of public policy, mission-based outreach and collaboration, college university relations, and leadership qualities.
— Click here for details of panel discussion of 3 members representing a large branch, a medium-sized branch and a small branch — Gig Harbor, Port Townsend and Palouse-Garfield…
— Click here for program agenda to read/download/print…
State Convention April 2018 – Spokane
Photos from Lobby Day 2018 Jan. 29 in Olympia
Contact Karen Anderson, Public Policy Chair
We lobbied in Olympia to advance AAUW’s legislative goals. The focus was Equal Pay (again!) and the Student Loan Bill of Rights. Our speakers were Washington Attorney General Rob Ferguson, a strong advocate for student loan legislation; Representative Tana Senn, a sponsor of our equal pay bill; and Pam Crone, our lobbyist.
Summer Leadership Conference 2017
Holmes Center in Ellensburg on Saturday, August 19
National AAUW Convention 2017
Washington State had 27 attendees
April 22 Board Meeting, Training, Reception/Dinner, and Opening Evening
April 23 Convention, Annual Meeting and Elections, and Leadership Development
April 24 Convention over by noon
August 2015 — The Women of AAUW WA gathered in Ellensburg for work and play.
45 great women from all over the state met, shared ideas, learned new skills and left renewed. If you didn’t attend this meeting in August, 2015, you missed a great event. We will be posting more on this website.
San Diego, California, 2015 National Convention
Click for Review of the 2015 National Conference – By attendees