Welcome to the Roanoke Valley, VA Branch of AAUW!

APRIL 12: SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

From left to right, they were Amanda Collins, Myra Ebdalin, Maria Roncal, Holly Gallardo, Brooke Sauerwald, and Meagan Phlegar. Congratulations ladies!

From left to right: Amanda Collins, Myra Ebdalin, Maria Roncal, Holly Gallardo, Brooke Sauerwald, and Meagan Phlegar. Congratulations ladies!

Today, as in past years, our Branch members had the joy of seeing the fruits of their labor. Six talented women were recipients of our branch scholarships. From left to right, they were Amanda Collins, Myra Ebdalin, Maria Roncal, Holly Gallardo, Brooke Sauerwald, and Meagan Phlegar. Congratulations ladies!

Throughout the year, many of our members work tirelessly in the book sale space to sort and clean books for our twice annual book sales. As a result, we are able to award several scholarships each year to women and girls in our community. Click here to learn more about the scholarship recipients.

MARCH 8: STEM CONFERENCE A SUCCESS!

On International Women’s Day, the Roanoke Valley Branch of AAUW hosted a STEM conference, highlighting practical applications and career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for young girls. 33 young girls attended and were introduced to Newton’s Laws, Building Science, Money Management, Cyber Safety, Forensic Science and Forensic Anthropology.

Next Meeting

March 22, 2014: Gender Equity & the Role of Women in Society
Please join us on March 22nd for an engaging program and small-group discussions of how women’s issues in Cuba, South Africa, China and India compare to our experiences as women in the United States.

April 12, 2014: Annual Meeting and Scholarship Awards
Please join us on April 12th to learn more about the talented women and girls in the community who will be awarded their scholarships. Our branch works toward this mission throughout the year, and it is always great to see the end result of our efforts: seeing these young women step into adulthood and their college careers.

Past Meetings and Programs

Travelogue of Tibet

Prejudice Reduction

Women and Finance

New Member Orientation

Fall Book Sale

Membership Brunch

International Program: Iran’s Baha’i Community

2013 Scholarship Recipients

Half The Sky Program

2013 STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Summit

 

The Fall Book Sale was a great success!

We are pleased to report that the fall book sale was a resounding success. Roanoke Valley Branch AAUW members had worked countless hours sorting and organizing in preparation for the book sale. Their hard work paid off and several women and girls in the community will be able to enjoy the scholarships provided by this branch.

While we celebrate the success of the fall sale, we also remind everyone that the Winter/Spring sale is coming up in February 2014! The AAUW Book Sale is totally dependent on local donations of used books!! So let everyone know about the great work that this branch does for the community and spread the word that AAUW Roanoke Valley Branch is their stop for donations of books.

To make a tax deductible donation of books and schedule a pick-up,
call or email:
Cheri Hughes 890-5121 cherihughes@gmail.com
Peggy Shifflett 580-6330 pshiffle@radford.edu

2014 Winter Book Sale Successful

Thank you all for your support of the AAUW book sale. All the proceeds from these sales help fund scholarships for local women, education programs for girls interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. On a national level, our book sale helps fund public policy programs, fellowships for PhD students, and general education programs surrounding women issues.