Sherrie Soria of Central Arizona College will be the speaker at AAUW Southeast Valley Branch meeting on Monday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ballroom of Oakwood Country Club of Sun Lakes. At CAC she is the Project Director for TRIO Student Support Services as well as our AAUW College/University Representative. Ms. Soria will address plans for future AAUW partnership development and involvement by our branch at the college. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York, College at Cortland in International Studies and French, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, where she is currently studying toward a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She lives in San Tan Valley with her husband and three children.
In addition Cristal Severino, a CAC student awarded the AAUW-AZ Scholarship to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland last June, will share briefly about her experiences at the conference and how she will implement her learned skills. Ms. Severino is an Early Childhood Education major and will graduate in December.
Since 1881, The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW has a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 600 college/university institutional partners. One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW provided more than $4.3 million in the 2012-2013 academic year.
The AAUW invites all who hold an associate or higher degree from an accredited college or university to join. For further information on this program or membership, go to http://southeastvalley-az.aauw.net/.