Tag: AAUW

Vice Chief Justice Timmer Speaks to AAUW

Vice Chief Justice Ann Scott Timmer

Barbara Stewart Vice Chief Justice Ann Scott Timmer of the Arizona Supreme Court will speak to the Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on April 19, at 5 p.m. One of five women ever to serve on the Arizona Supreme Court, she has distinguished herself throughout her career as an…

AAUW: Making a Difference with Local Scholarships: Annual Fundraising Drive Supports College Pursuits for Women in Southeast Valley

Barbara Stewart The Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) kicks off its local scholarship fundraising drive in April, part of the group’s mission to advance equity for women and girls. This month, raffle ticket sales and proceeds from a portion of the sales at JudyWear Boutique in Chandler on April…

AAUW of the S.E. Valley Donates Books to Chandler Schools

Books labeled, laminated, and ready for students to read at San Marcos Elementary School (Photo sent with a thank you by Jolene Gallup, media specialist at San Marcos)

Ellie Watland For several years, members of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of the S.E. Valley have volunteered as reading tutors at San Marcos and Galveston Elementary Schools, Title One schools in Chandler. They have participated in a reading fluency program, providing individual attention to students struggling with reading proficiency. Due to coronavirus,…

AAUW March Zoom Speaker

Jessica Dixon

Barbara Stewart Speaking on the challenges and opportunities for women and girls in business, our speaker at the March 15 meeting of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will be Jessica Dixon, the Systems Director of Marketing and Communications for Common Spirit Population Health. She has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare marketing and…

AAUW: Making a Difference with Local Scholarships

Candace Cox Annual Fundraising Drive Supports College Pursuits for Women in Southeast Valley The Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women kicks off its annual drive to support local scholarships in February, part of the group’s mission to advance equity for women and girls. In the past 10 years, the local group…

AAUW Honors Scholarship Winners

Barbara Stewart Each spring, the Association of University Women (AAUW) Arizona Southeast Valley Branch selects three scholarship winners from the six Chandler high schools. Each winner receives a $1,000 scholarship to further her education. This year, three young women were selected by the consultants from AAUW, Judy Baur, Gail Jones, Anne Newman, Beth Zdeblick, and…

AAUW and Girl Scouts: Democracy and Leadership

Cadette Democracy Badge

Julia McKee-Ostos The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Arizona Southeast Valley Branch collaborated with Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine Council to present the new Girl Scout Democracy Badge to girls grades 6-12 (Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts) via Zoom, to girls throughout Arizona on Oct. 17. AAUW supports public policy outreach, and Girl…

Dr. Sallu to Speak at AAUW

Dr. Adama Sallu

Barbara Stewart Adama Sallu, Director of Equity and Inclusion at Chandler Unified School District, will speak at the Oct. 19, 2020, AAUW SEV Branch meeting by Zoom. She will address the changes in the educational experiences of girls in Chandler schools. The public is welcome. Dr. Sallu is a national and statewide presenter on educational…