Welcome to the East Mesa Branch of AAUW ARIZONA!

Tune In for Our Panels on How to #StandUptoSexism

AAUW’s new #StandUptoSexism campaign has sparked lively conversation on social media, in the news, and in communities. AAUW and NYU Washington, DC, are convening a series of panel conversations. Join us online or in person and learn how you can fight gender bias. Read more.

 

Nominate an AAUW Member for a U.S. Postage Stamp

There have been more than a dozen women involved with AAUW who have appeared on postage stamps. Including Jane Addams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, and Rachel Carson. We’d love to see more AAUW women represented on our nation’s postage stamps — so we’ll be choosing one woman from AAUW’s rich history to nominate for a commemorative stamp. We’ll select the winning nominee to propose to the U.S. Postal Service. Voting closes April 30 at 12 p.m. EST. Read more.

 

Join AAUW’s Online Book Discussion with the Author of Re Jane: A Novel, Patricia Park

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Join AAUW and our ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month as we talk with 2013–14 AAUW American Fellow Patricia Park about her book Re Jane. What The New York Times calls a “breezy, engaging” first novel that “grapples with real issues of identity, race, and culture from global and historical perspectives”. Register to join the discussion on May 2, 2017 at 7:00pm. Read more.


 

Get The Simple Truth in Spanish!

Now available en español, use this resource to educate decision makers and your community about the gender pay gap.
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2017 AAUW National Election

Learn about your candidates for election to the Board or apply for appointment to the board; read up on the proposed by-laws amendments, the proposed public policy platform, and resolutions on this year’s ballot in the Voter Guide; or learn how to turn your branch meeting into a polling place so everyone can vote! 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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