AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of UNIVERSITY WOMEN

C/O Margaret Anderson

286 Route 9W

Palisades, NY 10964

 

Telephone # and Fax # 914-359-4225

 

E-Mail Address # 74367.2442@COMPUSERVE.COM


 

Rockland County Branch is a nationwide association of women and men who have in common a baccalaureate degree and a desire to think and act upon issues and needs facing the community, the nation and the world.

Any man or woman currently enrolled in an accredited college or university or holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is invited to join our branch.


Mission

Promotes equity, lifelong education and positive societal change for all women and girls. In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

History

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), founded in 1881, is the nation's most active and diverse organization working for equity and the advancement of women through education. The Rockland County Branch (formerly New City Branch) was formed in 1962. It was the 54th branch in New York State. Currently we have about 65 members.

Services:

Special Interest Groups:

These groups for our members usually meet monthly and are held at various locations. Except for Evening Literature Group and Drama Chat, these groups are for AAUW members, potential, and for lapsed members to encourage participation. We have a lot of fun. We hope that you join us.

 

Officers 1997-98

Co-Presidents: Judy Pomerantz, Terry Luker - 914-942-5429

Program VP: Marion Leavitt

Membership VP: Carol Baldwin

Treasurer: Charlotte Sorger - 914-352-1488

Recording Secretary: Nancy Hall

Corresponding Secretary: Donna Saunders


1997 Rockland Woman of Achievement

Kathleen Sullivan, President of Dominican College, Blauvelt, New York

Innovative Educator


 

 

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First Created: 4/16/97

Last Updated: 6/20/97