Welcome to the East Mesa Branch of AAUW ARIZONA!

Link to AAUW free salary negotiation workshop WORKSMART

 

1. Kansas City/ Missouri Work Smart

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), the Women’s Foundation, and Kansas City’s Mayor Sly James launched the first phase of an initiative to empower 1 million women to successfully negotiate salary and benefits and close the gender pay gap in both Kansas and Missouri. The initiative will begin in Kansas City, where the overall gender pay ratio for the Kansas City metro area is 78 percent (a 22 percent gap).

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2. Apply for AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants Today!

Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide. AAUW seeks a diverse applicant pool.

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3. Career Development Grants

Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.

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4. Strategic Plan

The AAUW Strategic Plan is created through an inclusive process involving the AAUW Board of Directors and staff. The goals, indicators of success, and strategies reflect an integrated approach to fulfilling our mission, vision, and value promise. As AAUW continues to move forward in a changing world, so have our Strategic Plan and our Vision Statement.

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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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