Images from Our Recent AAUW Branch Gatherings…
Kary Moss, JD, Executive Director,Michigan ACLU discusses cases and legislative topics of interest to both the ACLU and AAUW.
Members enjoy lunch, engaging conversation and friendship at the Ann Arbor City Club.
Make a Difference!
Learn New Things! Meet New Friends! Have Fun!
Just over 110 years ago a small group of women graduates in Ann Arbor gathered together to form the Ann Arbor Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumni – the forerunner of AAUW. Today we are a vibrant, active group of some 300 intellectually curious women, devoted to improving the lives of women and girls through education. Along the way we manage to improve our own lives – and have a lot of fun. We welcome new members.
The AAUW Ann Arbor Branch Offers
- A group of educated women with diverse backgrounds and experiences
- Informative and stimulating monthly programs
- More than 35 small interest groups covering a wide range of topics and activities
- A used book sale that raises money for national fellowships, local scholarships, and awards to graduating high school seniors
- Community outreach activities like Brains Rule! and Let’s Read Math
- Membership in national and state AAUW organizations
Branch Program: Weds., April 15, 2015 • 7 PM
Revising Suffrage Scholarship, Reconsidering Anna Howard Shaw
Trisha Franzen, PhD
Dr. Franzen is Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies at Albion College. This talk is based on her new biography, Anna Howard Shaw and the Work of Woman Suffrage. She will tell the story of The Rev. Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, a daughter of the Michigan frontier, who was the longest serving president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and unquestionably the struggle’s greatest orator. Dr. Franzen’s talk will focus on the challenges Shaw’s story brings not only to our current understanding of how American women won the vote, but also to our ideas about turn-of-the-century womanhood and gender norms.
Successful Book Sale News
Members of the Ann Arbor branch work hard virtually all year round to make our annual Used Book Sale a success, and through their efforts we raise thousands of dollars for scholarships for women. Read the final report of the 2014 sale or check out Polly Pan’s AAUW Funds Report for 2014 to learn exactly how we disburse all that money.