Check out these links to the 2020 Sonoma County Women’s Suffrage Project !
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(POSTPONED) March 12th – Public Policy Event: 12:30 – 2:30
Guest speaker Gina Mulligan, author of Remember the Ladies, will speak about the history of letter writing and the part it played in the efforts to communicate and organize the passage of the 19th Amendment and the Women’s Right to Vote. Gina is also the author of Girls Love Mail and the charity of the same name which collects handwritten letters of encouragement for women with breast cancer. Gina was one of the 250,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. Please see newsletter for details.
(POSTPONED) April 4th 2:00-4:00 at Friends House (POSTPONED)
Author of “The Polar Adventures of A Rich American Dame A Life of Louise Arner Boyd”, Joanna Kafarowski will give a presentation about the remarkable life of California-born socialite turned polar explorer, Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972). No RSVP required.
Branch Non-Event Fundraiser
Annual Meeting 11:30 – 2:00
An ensemble from the Youth Symphony will preform!
Fiesta Member Luncheon 3:00 – 6:00
Summer Planning Meeting
October 8th 6:30 – 8:30
SSU, SRJC and Tech Trek scholarship recipients reception at the Finley Center
Thank you members for supporting the SSU ‘CAREER CLOSET’ with your donations of professional clothing!!
Welcome to our new Members!
Check out this inspiring video from our own local gem Dr. Judy Sakaki President of Sonoma State University! It speaks not only to our mission but showcases our local leaders inspiring leadership, encouragement, responsibility and mentoring to young women.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
AAUW Santa Rosa does this through:
- granting scholarships for six middle school girls to Tech Trek, a summer science and math camp at Stanford University
- support for Montgomery High School Girl’s Softball for Title IX
- granting scholarships at Sonoma State University
- granting scholarships at Santa Rosa Junior College
- support of AAUW National Fund
- providing programs for its members and the public
- support and collaboration with other local women’s organizations