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AAUW’s Mission

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

The AAUW is a nationwide network committed to taking positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic and political. Our commitment to our missions is reflected in all aspects of our work. The Greater Naples Branch is one of the most active in the state of Florida. With a membership of approximately 100 and growing, it is a well respected organization within the community.

Welcome Back Greater Naples Branch

The 2016 – 2017 Season is rapidly approaching and we are excited about the possibilities it offers. SHIRLEY REID, PRESIDENT OF AAUW FLORIDA, WILL SPEAK AT OUR FIRST MEETING OF THE SEASON ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6TH. WE’LL DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES, INTEREST GROUPS and CURRENT FLORIDA AND NATIONAL INITIATIVES.

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday October 6, 2016 for this meeting.  The program, entitled “AAUW and You: How You Can Get Involved,” which features special guest Shirley Reid, President of AAUW Florida, will focus on opportunities for involvement with the Branch, including such groups as Great Decisions, Non Sequitur, Mystery Lovers Book Group, Non-fiction Book Group, Friday Afternoon Book Group, Mid-Day Movie Group, Reading is Fundamental, Stem Conference for Fifth Grade Girls, and opportunities for involvement in AAUW Florida.

The meeting will be held at Hodges University, Gaynor (Administration) Building, 2655 Northbrook Drive, Naples, FL 34119, Second floor, Rooms 210 & 211. The meeting is scheduled for 2:00-4:00p.m. Prior to the meeting, a reception will take place in the Second Floor Student Lounge at 1:30. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome; please feel free to bring a friend. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW MEETING DAY AND TIME.
 
Questions? Contact membership@aauwgnb.org.
We look forward to being with you again!
 
Upcoming Meetings
Join us for future branch meetings and programs:
November 3Cathy Lucrazi, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Collier County
Learn about the many services that Legal Aid provides in our community, including immigration help for victims of sex trafficking, legal help for victims of domestic violence, and family law help for women and children. Cathy will also present detailed information about their Women and Girls in Need project which provides services aimed to address the economic issues and challenges facing low income senior women, women leading households by themselves with minor children, and women and girls with disabilities.
December 10 –  Holiday Luncheon
Join us for a lovely luncheon.
January 12
Carrie Kerskie, Director, Identity Fraud Institute, Hodges University

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Special Interest Groups (SIG) Dates

Some SIGs are already beginning to meet for the 2016 – 2017 season. The SIG Chairs plan to distribute calendars and information for their groups at the October 6 Branch Meeting.

As we receive the calendars we will post them to this site. Go to the tab for Special Interest Groups for more information on each SIG, the chair and contact information. You can also link to a calendar specific to that SIG. For example:

Great Decisions Schedule …

RECENT AAUW NEWS  __________________________________________

Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Recipients

From left: Kamila Abdurazakova – FGCU, Melissa Belyea – Hodges University, Vanessa Sainvil – FGCU, Zaklina Stojkoski – Hodges University, Nicole Felts – AAUW Scholarship Co-Chair, Jeannine Klump – AAUS Scholarship CoChair, Heather VanBrummelen – Hodges University, Carolyn Nieto – Hodges University, Heather Jackomino – Hodges University … Continue reading

Jackie Pierce Selected for the “25 Over 50” Award

Jackie Pierce, Past President of the GNB AAUW and a nationally recognized motivational speaker on domestic violence, was selected to receive the “25 Over 50” award by the Naples Daily News. The 25 honorees chosen for 2016 were cheered on by about 250 people at the second annual awards event. “It’s really an honor to come together and shine a … Continue reading

2016 -17 Membership Dues

GNB AAUW DUES SCHEDULE (EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016) $99 Regular Branch Member National    ($49 + State $12 + Branch $38) $50 Dual Member    (State $12 + Branch $38) $50 Life Member    (State $12 + Branch $38) $0 Honorary Member $0 $49.50 New Member    For Jan 1 – March 15 $22 Student Affiliate National    ($17 + Branch $5) $0 Student Affiliate … Continue reading