About Us

President: Kathi Pickett

Email: hudsonsbaybranchaauw@gmail.com

Branch members come from a variety of professions and live in all parts of Clark County.

Membership Inquiries: Kathy at kathy.b.friends@gmail.com. Please check us out!

Meetings:   2nd Wednesday of the month from 2-4 pm via Zoom; open to the public.

Dues: $100 per annum (includes state and national dues)

A sampling of what members get from the branch:

    • community awareness
    • friendship

      Branch table at 2019 Peace and Justice Fair

    • opportunity to serve
    • acceptance
    • intellectual stimulation
    • mentoring

PUBLIC POLICY

    • Branch delegation to annual Lobby Day in Olympia
    • Participation in AAUW-WA Public Policy programs

FUNDRAISING

    • No public fundraising
    • Branch contributions to AAUW Funds (Educational Foundation and Legal Advocacy)

MEMBER ACTIVITIES

    • Monthly meeting includes a short program or a business meeting, plus time for networking
    • Real University Book Group (monthly) – all read the same book, then discuss.
Sept 2015 anniversary

Sept 2015 anniversary

Our book group began in September 1975.  After members read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, that book’s title was adopted as the group’s name. The book’s idea is that life is the real university educating a person.

2022 Titles

January 26:  A Beginner’s Guide to America by Roya Hakakian AND
                      Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
February 23:  Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig
March 30:  When Women Invented Television by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
April 27:  The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
May 25:  Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
June 29:  The Spirit Woman by Margaret Coel
July 27:  Nomadland – Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder
August 31:  A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door by Jack Schneider and Jennifer Berkshire
September 28:  The World:  A Brief Introduction by Richard Haass
October 26:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
[No meeting in November]
December 7:  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

 

SOCIAL EVENTS

FVRL-Vagabond-trip-300x225– Vagabonds – informal day excursions to local points of interest

– Annual potluck picnic

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Hudson’s Bay Branch awards AAUW-Judith Metcalf scholarships to women who are returning to school after an absence. Three of the six 2010-2011 student recipients were on hand to express their gratitude.(Left to right) Savenia Falquist, Sue Heise (AAUW), Carol Winters (AAUW), Felisa Neal, Devi Blackard, Beverly Doty (AAUW).

Hudson’s Bay Branch awards AAUW-Judith Metcalf scholarships to women who are returning to school after an absence. Three of the six 2010-2011 student recipients were on hand to express their gratitude.(Left to right) Savenia Falquist, Sue Heise (AAUW), Carol Winters (AAUW), Felisa Neal, Devi Blackard, Beverly Doty (AAUW).

Funds from an endowment at Clark College are distributed annually to 5-10 recipients: women returning to school, perhaps in college for the first time, or continuing a college program that was interrupted by marriage, children, or other factors. Applications available from the Clark College Financial Aid office and online at clark.edu/scholarships.