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

UNA*USA – Davis Chapter

Join us Sunday, March 31st, for the UNA International Women’s Day Celebration. This event will be held from 3-5pm at the international House, 10 College Park.

This event is free and open to the public.

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!

Marty West Talk

 

AAUW Davis and the Womans Resource and Research Center (WRRC) at the University of California, Davis collaborated to have Marty West speak on:

What we Can Learn from a Personal Perspective on Forty Years of Woman’s History

Marty West, Professor of Law Emerita, Scholarship focused on discrimination against woman faculty at research universities, sexual harassment, and more.

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

Members are invited to meet at Mishka’s Cafe on Saturday, February 9, at 9 a.m. to discuss ​Becoming​ by Michelle Obama. Following the discussion, we will choose the next selection. Conversations are always friendly and insightful.

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.