Welcome to the East Mesa Branch of AAUW ARIZONA!

 

Faces of Student Debt

Deeper in Debt Student Debt Crisis

(Photo credit: COD Newsroom)

AAUW’s new research report Deeper In Debt has shown that women bare a disproportionate amount of student debt. These six women invested in themselves and their future by pursuing higher education. But those degrees came at large price. Read more.


 

Three Musts for Intersectional Feminism

Younger Women’s Task Force - Greater Lafayette ChapterIntersectional feminism is to acknowledge multiple overlapping social identities and related systems of oppression. So, while we may want to work under the umbrella term “women,” there is not one global women’s experience. Here are three ways to make sure that your feminism is intersectional. Read more.


 

Reflecting on the First AAUW Lobby Day

With our 49th AAUW National Convention coming up this June, take a minute to look back at our very first Lobby Day. This takes us back in time to 1989 and the 35th AAUW National Convention, where the theme that year was “Choices, Changes, and Connections.” Read more.

 

East Mesa Branch Meetings

Meetings for the East Mesa Branch of AAUW are held at Leisure World (LW), 908 South Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85206.

General meetings are the first Wednesday of the month, October – April. General Meeting Program Speaker and topic can be found each month in the branch newsletter, The EMBers.

The locations of Branch Special Interest Group meetings are listed in the monthly branch newsletter, The EMBers.

Branch General Meeting timeline is as follows:
1:00 p.m., Meet and Greet with refreshments. 1:30 p.m., Call to Order by the branch president

MISSION STATEMENT

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW, founded in 1881 as the American Association of University Women, is open to all graduates who hold an associate’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, National Origin, disability or class.

 

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