SEE IT, BE IT: A Night Celebrating Women in STEM
January 28th, Leslie Rubin from our Davis branch moderated an evening for girls from 7-12th grade to listen from five distinguished professional women in STEM!
After hearing the panelists, each speaker rotated through groups of eight girls in order to answer any questions. The night ended with cocoa, tea and cookies.
Thank you to the speakers, sponsors, and volunteers for making this evening a success!
Sacramento Inter-branch Council Branch (IBC) Luncheon!
“In the 2019-20 academic year, AAUW has provided more than $4.3million in funding fellowships and grants to 270 outstanding women and nonprofit organizations.” – Spokeswoman
Thank you to the members who joined us and for all of your contributions!
The next meeting for our bookclub is on March 7th, 9am, at Three Ladies Cafe! We will discuss Island of the Sea Women by Lisa See. The group welcomes readers to join in on the literary journeys and interesting conversations.
Book Club dates posted on our calendar.
CELEBRATING THE 71ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
We celebrated the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as in previous years, by reading the document in as many languages as possible and English.
Thank you to those who joined us this year!
Annual Holiday Gathering
Branch members and UCD AAUW students celebrated the holidays on Saturday, December 14th.
Speaker this year was Jan Judson of Make it Happen. In the spirit of the season, we supported Make it Happen with donations of gift cards from Target and Walmart.
We would like to thank all those who purchased a raffle ticket. All proceeds go to funding Teck Trek campers as well as other branch projects!
Grand prize-a beautiful queen-size reversible quilt, lovingly made and donated by Marti Abbott.
Second prize- a stunning jewel-toned mohair/wool shawl, handwoven and donated by weaving instructor Verena Borton.
United Nations Day 2019: “Our Planet. Our Future”
On October 27th from 3:30-5:30pm, the Davis Chapter of the United Nations association of the United States (UNA-USA) celebrated United Nations Day!
Thank you to our speakers, Troy Wolfe-the Senior Director of Education Programs and Learning at the UNF, Jolynn Shoemaker from UCD Global Affairs, and Chris Granger & Lynne Nittler from Cool Davis!
We loved seeing you all there!
International Festival 2019!
On Sunday, October 6th 2019, AAUW tabled at the International Festival in Central Park. We had a wonderful time getting to know everyone and look forward to seeing you all at future AAUW events!
Thank you to the members who made this event a success!
Tech Trek 2019!
July 21-29th, “the wildly successful Tech Trek inspired campers in STEM education on the UC Davis campus.
Our Visit Day welcomed 33 members from 13 Northern California and Nevada branches and 33 visitors from Community invitations!”
Read more about it in our newsletter!
Blaze Fundraser-Student organization
Thank you to everyone who came to support the AAUW Student Organization at the fundraiser sponsored by Blaze Pizza on May 16, 2019 from 5-10pm!
We had a blast seeing you all there!