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: 9:15 – Gather, meet & greet
9:30 – Business Meeting
10:00 – Social Time
10:30 – Program
11:30 – Adjourn
PLACE: 12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue (Factoria area)

Monthly Programs for 2016-2017
Meeting programs may change due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts or other reasons, so please check your monthly newsletter or web site for updated information

October 12, 2016
AAUW Lobbyist – Ms. Pam Crone is the AAUW lobbyist in Olympia. Get a political update including information about the upcoming election, ballot initiatives and public policies relating to women.

pamelaPAMELA CRONE is a lawyer and lobbyist and has represented clients in Olympia since 2000.  She has been AAUW WA’s lobbyist since 2005. Her lobbying portfolio includes women’s and LGBTQ legal rights, disability rights, health care, domestic violence, youth and family homelessness, and other economic and social justice issues.
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Pamela will give us a political update on the statewide ballot races and preview of the 2017 legislative session with particular emphasis on public policies related to women.

November 9, 2016
ADA Developers Academy- Executive Director Cynthia Tee will explain how the Academy targets women for a tuition-free program and paid, educational internship in order to become computer programmers.

December 3, 2016
Holiday Brunch- Join us at the Bellettini for a fun-filled celebration of the holiday season. Mingle with the guests, visit with long time friends, and make new friends. We will have a mini-auction as our only fund raiser for the year.

January 11, 2017
Bellevue College STEM to Stern Program – Hear how Bellevue College is encouraging young women to go into STEM fields by providing resources such as mentors, internship and more.

February 8, 2017
Bellevue Police Department – Amanda Jensen, Investigations Detective, is in Crime Prevention with the Bellevue Police Department. Learn what we all can do to help keep ourselves and families safer.

March 8, 2017
Freedom Education Project of Puget Sound, FEPPS – Executive Director and AAUW Fellow Tanya Erzen, will tell how her organization “provides a rigorous college program to incarcerated women in Washington and creates pathways to higher education after women are released from prison.”

April 12, 2017
Title IX“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX has only 37 words! Find out how those 37 words changed the educational arena for girls and women.

May 10, 2017- Heading to the water this summer? Taking a trip? Wondering what to read as you while away those lazy, hazy summer days? If so, we have just the thing for you! Come and hear about some of the best books for the summer season.

Past Events

September 14, 2016
Seattle Children’s Hospital – Learn about the Seattle Children’s Hospital: the history, what it has to offer, who the patients are and much more.