Welcome to the Aurora Area Branch of AAUW

The AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. A graduate holding an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate or higher degree from a qualified educational institution shall be eligible to join the AAUW.

 

For more information about the AAUW Aurora Area Branch, email aauwaurorail@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at  AAUW Aurora – IL Area Branch.

 

 

Upcoming Events

End of Year program –  10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Apple Villa, 1961 W. Wilson St., Batavia. Join us for our end of year meeting and installation of new officers. We’ll also discuss updates on AAUW Public Policy.  To RSVP, email aauwaurorail@gmail.com

Movie Group –  6:15 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. movie Monday, May 14, at member Michelle’s home. The May movie selection will be Loving.

Books by Night –  5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at member Arline’s home. The May book will be Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.

Learn more about branch activities in our Highlights newsletter.

Giving Back

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Aurora Area Branch collected items for Mutual Ground as their community service project at their annual Chili Supper in February. The program that evening included information from Alex Voigt from the City of Aurora and a presentation from Kanticha (Ice) Sutthapan an AFS exchange student currently going to West High.


Program with Author

At our October meeting, local author Rania Zeither spoke to members about her book, “America Through My Eyes: Experiences of an Egyptian Muslim Woman.” Thanks so much to Rania for sharing her experiences with our group!