Welcome to the Kirkland-Redmond WA Branch of AAUW!

Summer-Girlfriends-GetawayThe Kirkland-Redmond branch of AAUW offers you a chance to connect with a dynamic group of women and men whose backgrounds span medical fields, technology, education and business.  We share a commitment to furthering women’s rights (e.g., pay equity) and promoting young women’s interest in continuing their education, especially in the STEM fields.

 

Upcoming Events                                                              

Spring Brunch at Bear Creek Country Club

Annual Spring Brunch at Bear Creek Country Club

Annual Membership Meeting, April 19th, 2017, at Evergreen Health Board Room    

40th Anniversary Celebration, May 20th, 2017, at Cinq Cellars (Private Event)                     

Branch Member Activities and Interest Groups

Our branch has a number of interest groups providing opportunities for social gathering and discussion.  These include book groups (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction) meeting in the evenings and on weekends.  There is also an active “Out to Lunch Bunch” and Wine Tasting Group.  

In support of our mission, branch members are involved in various programs promoting equity for women and girls.  

The annual “Expanding Your Horizons” in Math, Science, and Technology conference for middle school girls at Bellevue College is a cornerstone activity.  This conference was held on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 and attended by 450+ students with 100+ adults attending the parent seminar.

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Dentist Workshop, 2011 EYH at Bellevue College

The branch also honors Junior women in lake Washington High Schools who excel in Math, Science, and Technology classes and recognizes them at our annual “Scholar Recognition” event.

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2011 Scholar Recognition Event at LWSD Offices.

Download the current 2016-2017 branch calendar below:

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Contact us for additional details about upcoming events and activities in which our branch members participate or to receive information about joining us!  

Email address:  kr-wa-aauw@hotmail.com  

AAUW Focus 2015-16 TItle IX

The Americtitle iXan Association of University Women strongly supports the vigorous enforcement of Title IX and all other civil rights laws pertaining to education.  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was the first comprehensive federal law to prohibit sex discrimination in education. It covers women and men, girls and boys, and staff and students in any educational institution or program that receives federal funds. This includes local school districts, colleges and universities, for-profit schools, career and technical education agencies, libraries, and museums. Music classes or choirs, sex education classes, and sports involving bodily contact are exempt from Title IX, as are religious institutions if the law would violate their religious tenets. Admissions policies at private undergraduate institutions are also exempt.Thank you for visiting Kirkland-Redmond AAUW website. If you would like to subscribe, have comments or questions, please enter your email address at the top of this page and we will contact you.  Or visit us on our Facebook page.