What We Do!

What has our chapter been up to? Read some of our events below to learn what our amazing chapter works on.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Tech Trek

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!”

 

Teck Trek Quilt Raffle

In support of Teck Trek Science and Math Camp for Girls and Other Projects, we held a raffle drawing on April 8, 2019.

AAUW Tech Trek is a one-week summer camp guided towards helping girls envision their future in STEM fields by making them exciting and accessible.

The prizes included a reversible twin size quilt, a lap quilt, and a handwoven bamboo scarf!

Thank you to those who bought a ticket!

 

 

UNA*USA – Davis Chapter

On March 31st, we held the UNA International Women’s Day Celebration. This event was co-sponsored by the AAUW Davis Branch, International House Davis, Humphrey Fellowship Program and UCD Global Affairs.

Topics: Climate Negotiations, Country Climate Actions, and Grassroots Initiatives.

Angelina Davydova, is a Russian environmental journalist. She highlights women’s role in global and local effort to curb climate change!

 

Womans March

AAUW Davis Branch members joined 10,000 women, children, and men who participated in the third Sacramento Women’s March on January 19th. The march started at Southside Park with supporters all along the route.

Angelique Ashby, the only woman on the Sacramento City Council, spoke about the recent women’s wave in Congress, State Assembly, and local government. She emphasized the diversity of the newly elected women and encouraged women to participate in politics.

Book Club

We our combining the Book Club discussion with Celebrate the 19th at Tres Hermanas, August 19 at 5:30pm! We will discuss Lies My Teacher Told Me. The group welcomes readers to join in the literary journeys and interesting conversations.

Book Club dates posted on our calendar.


Annual Events

Tech Trek:

This camp for girls is very special to our hearts here at the AAUW-Davis Chapter.
Tech Trek offers girls hands on experience and knowledge from top women leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and technology. The week long emersion program allows these young students the opportunity to explore their interests while building their confidence as powerful innovators for the future. We are very excited to share that there will be a camp at the UC Davis campus in late July!

STEM Panel Evening 2019

On Tuesday, January 29th at Da Vinci Charter Academy MPR in Davis, the AAUW-Davis Chapter will hosted our annual STEM Panel! Speakers Presented Included:

Allison Goodman, Principal Engineer at Intel

Paulina Zielinska, Director of the Office for Global Programs, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Cecilia von Beroldingen, Laboratory Director, California Department of Justice DNA lab

and more!

Annual Luncheon 2019

The Davis AAUW Professional Branch hosted its annual Luncheon January 26, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Plates Café (an employment learning program for formerly homeless mothers with children) and Catering in Sacramento.

Speakers Included:

Kait Murray: an educator and researcher of community leadership, focusing on historically marginalized people in science and agricultural education.

Andrea Morgan: an environmental engineer, pursuing concurrent master’s degrees in public policy and environmental engineering at U. C. Berkeley.

Event Flyer

More on STEM:

STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering & MathSupporting women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math, STEM has been a part of AAUW’s mission since 1881. Throughout its history, AAUW has encouraged women to work and study in these traditionally male fields, invested millions of dollars in graduate fellowships and grants, as well as engaged in research, programming and advocacy to break through barriers for women and girls.