Welcome to the AAUW Colville (WA) Branch

AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

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Hello AAUW-WA members,

 The Summer 2017 Edition of the AAUW-WA Evergreen Leader highlights the Summer Leadership Meeting on Saturday August 19th. State and branch news follow the Summer Meeting information.

Regards,

Communications Director, AAUW-WA

communications@aauw-wa.org

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Join Adelante’s Online Book Discussion with the Author of
Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

How did Sonia Sotomayor become the first Latina justice on the Supreme Court of the United States?
Veteran journalist Joan Biskupic follows the story behind that questionJoin AAUW and our
¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club in commemorating National Hispanic Heritage Month as we
talk with Joan Biskupic on September 6 about her book Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor
and the Politics of Justice
Read more.

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4 Tips to Negotiating for the Salary and Benefits You’re Worth

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At AAUW we’re moving the needle on the gender pay gap through our innovative research, powerful
advocacy, and salary negotiation programs for women across the country. You can sign up for
a workshop near you, but in the meantime here are four tips for you. Ready to get paid what you’re
worth? Follow these four steps to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package.Read more.

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Full Equity in Higher Education Remains Elusive


 Student debt protest. Image by Ryan via Flickr Creative Commons

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on August 26, marks the anniversary of the passage of
the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. One battle we are still
waging is for women in education. AAUW estimates that due to disproportionate student loan
burden and a longer debt repayment period, women currently hold almost two-thirds
of student debt in the United States. Read more.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners.

Since 1885, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.

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 2014-2015 AAUW International Fellow Petreena Campbell pursued her Ph.D. in Pharmacology.

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Follow in the footsteps of award-winning authors, scientists, scholars, and change makers. Apply today!