Welcome to AAUW – Gainesville (FL) Branch

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.  [Select the “History” page for more information.]

Questions about AAUW’s Gainesville Branch?  Explore the pages of this website and contact us by e-mail at gainesville-fl@aauw.net.

And join us for this month’s public meeting:

When:  Saturday, April 9th, 11:30 a.m. 

Location:  Ichiban restaurant in Magnolia Parke at 4928 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL.  Open to the public, but advance RSVP is required to gainesville-fl@aauw.net.  Attendees pay for their own lunches, including gratuity.

Program:  The Gainesville branch of AAUW has funded an endowment at the University of Florida Foundation for the Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research.  Our special luncheon guests, Ms. Bailey and Ms. Gurjar, are graduate students at the Center who received research grants from the Gainesville AAUW branch’s endowment for their work. We will hear from these two graduate student grantees on their research:

Terri Bailey

       Terri BaileyWomanfesto of the Divine Feminine and the Laws of S.H.E. (self-   care, healing, and empowerment)

 

 

Priya Gurjar

 Priya Gurjar(De)Constructing the Archive: Sexual Violence

     and the Power of Storytelling

 

 

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Ask us how you can support the efforts of AAUW and the Gainesville Branch.  Contact us by e-mail at gainesville-fl@aauw.net