The American Association of University Women is a national organization that since 1881 has advanced equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Membership is open to anyone with an associate or higher degree from an accredited institution.
The Healdsburg Branch is part of an organization that has 170,000 members nationwide with operations at the State and National Level that address important issues. For example, AAUW is known and well-respected for research that influences the national discussions on such topics as the pay gap, sexual harassment and the under representation of women in science and engineering. To learn more about what is done at the National level, click here. To learn more about what is done at the State level, click here.
The Healdsburg Branch of AAUW, serving Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg and Windsor, founded in 1975, now has over 200 members. It furthers the AAUW mission by providing scholarships for high school college bound girls, scholarships for women graduating from SRJC and accepted at a 4-year college as well as supporting local education programs with grants and volunteer hours. Also, since 1998, Healdsburg AAUW has sent 7 to 9 eighth grade girls to a life-changing week at Tech Trek Camp at Stanford University.
Introducing the 2020-2021 Healdsburg Branch Board of Directors
President, Kate Van Ness; Past President, Linda Clark; Secretary, theresa Cabral; Treasurer, Julie Hanamura; Communication Director, Laura Tyler; Fund Raising Directory, Barbara Epstein; Grants & Scholarship Director, Mickey Sarquis; Membership Director, Barb Reid; Mission Based Programs Director, Beth Wolk; Public Policy Director, Rebecca La Londe, Social Activities Director, Kathryn Henderson, STEM Director, Karla Rosen.