Branch Open House Membership Event
The event was held on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 6-8 p.m. at the Goodwood Main Library.
Branch Planning Meeting
Members met at the Goodwood Branch of the EBRP Public Library to plan for the coming year. All members were invited and welcome to attend. Front row, left to right, officers Pam Baldwin; treasurer; June Klimash; president; Julie Sukkar, vice-president; and Rebecca Triche, secretary. Back row, left to right, members Jan Koellen, Faye Ferdinand, Betty Lou Roundtree, Anne Campbell, Valerie Jackson-Jones, JiJi Jonas, and Eileen Kennedy.
Branch Annual Meeting
We met in April 2019 for the Annual Branch Meeting and award scholarships.
Membership Open House Sunday, October 7, 2018
Our guest speaker was Dorothy Kemp on “Exploring Hiring Bias for Women.” Ms. Kemp is a PhD candidate at LSU’s School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from LSU, and is a 2018 recipient of AAUW Baton Rouge’s Eleanor Earle Scholarship Fund.
AAUW Baton Rouge Branch Community Outreach
Women’s Lobby Day 2019: AAUW of Louisiana and many other organizations will met at the State Capitol on Tuesday April 9, 2019 to lobby for pay equity for women and support for ratifying the ERA. Stay tuned for more details.
AAUW sponsored an event during Women’s Week in 2015 that is very important to our city and region.
A. Hays Town Sr. explained in his discussion “Saving our Water”, about the pending crisis with the drinking water supply of Baton Rouge and many surrounding areas. In case you missed it, click the links below for some details. (The files were split for space reasons only.)
In 2014 we celebrated our 100th Anniversary
The AAUW Baton Rouge Louisiana branch is part of the national organization of AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women). AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1881 by seventeen alumnae of eight colleges, AAUW is the largest, oldest national organization dedicated to the advancement of women and education. For more than 128 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.