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Welcome to the Alameda, California Branch of AAUW!

Read this article about our recent event “American Muslims: Islam 102”

Also read the East Bay Times article on “Alameda: Library forum aims to shed light on Islam, local Muslims.


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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.

For 130 years, 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.

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.

September 2017 Luncheon

Welcome Back!  Our September meeting features our Tech Trek campers. Since 1998, AAUW Tech Trek has worked to help girls explore their interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  This year, Alameda Branch sent five girls from Alameda schools to Sonoma State to live and eat in the dorms, attend lectures, learn by doing, go on outings, meet professional women working in STEM fields and have fun!

Tech Trek is designed to make STEM accessible to girls in middle school and in many cases facilitates their curiosity, placing them on a path toward success.  Come see them, listen to them, and hear about their adventures!

Saturday, September 9, 2017
AAUW-Alameda Branch Tech Trek Lunch
11:30 am Social, 12:00 pm Lunch
Girls Inc., 1724 Santa Clara Ave Recreation Center
Alameda CA 94501

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  • All sandwiches come with a small green salad and lunch includes a cookie and water.
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Cinema Club

AAUW Cinema Club is open to members and spouses or partners of members. We see a movie at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex Sunday afternoon, followed by refreshments and conversation at Tucker’s Ice Cream or happy hour refreshments at Cinema Grill.  We vote on the film to attend the week before, when the schedule comes out. To get on the email distribution to vote, contact Kevis Brownson, or use the form on the Activities Page . We meet at the Alameda Theatre October through June; summer events are sometimes scheduled at nearby East Bay theaters such as the Piedmont, the Grand Lake, or theaters in Berkeley.

Museum Group

The Museum Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from September through June. We go to various museums in the Bay Area to see the latest art shows. Included most years are the de Young, Palace of the Legion of Honor, Cantor at Stanford, Asian Art, MOMA and Oakland Museums. The carpool meets at Ross’ parking lot at South Shore to leave at 9:30 a.m. sharp. We have lunch at the museum and return between 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Interested persons may contact Judy Sparks, Barbara Ihling, or Marlis White.