Branch Meetings

BRANCH MEETINGS

Branch meetings are held on the second Wednesday, September–November and January–May.  Branch meetings are open to the public.  Refer to the newsletter or website each month for details.

TIME:   10:00 – 10:30  – Coffee and Social Time
  10:30 –11:00 – Business Meeting
          11:00 – 12:00 – Speaker/Presentation
PLACE: 12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue (Factoria area)

Monthly Programs for 2017-2018

Meeting programs may change due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts or other reasons, so please check your monthly newsletter or web site for updated information

September 13, 2017 – Interest Group Expo
Members and their guests will have the opportunity to learn about our interest groups, their plans for the year, and possible new groups. In addition, one of the branch members who attended the AAUW National Convention will present a summary of the conference.

October 11, 2017 – ADA Developers Academy
Executive Director Cynthia Tee will explain how the Academy targets women for a tuition-free program and a paid, educational internship in order to become computer programmers.

November 8, 2017– Bellevue Police Department
What issues and trends are the Bellevue Police Department facing concerning women and girls in our community? Find out from Captain Lisa Patricelli, as well as hear about her own experiences as a female police officer and captain.

January 10, 2018 – The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State
Girls now make up a full 1/3 of the juvenile justice system, and have the highest rates of mental health needs, sexual abuse trauma, and unsafe home environments. Ann Muno, Executive Director of the Justice for Girls Coalition, will talk about how the coalition’s practices, programs and policies work to improve court services for girls.

February 14, 2018 – Why We Do EYH
Former EYH attendees will share how their experiences with EYH influenced their career choices.

March 14, 2018 –AAUW Report – Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans
Implications of the ground-breaking study that shows the disproportional effect of student loans on women.

April 11, 2018 – Equal Pay Month
Karen Anderson, former chair of the history department of the University of Arizona, will discuss her research on women and work and the origins of pay inequality.

May 9, 2018 – Cancer Vaccine Institute
John Liao, a gynecological oncology surgeon and Assistant Professor at the University of Washington’s Cancer Vaccine Institute, will explain his research in developing vaccines for ovarian cancer, focused on preventing disease recurrence.