Past General Meetings

L to R: Rebecca Hill, Karen Vanderwerken, Karen Dorney, Fran Miller, Arleen von Schlieder, Sharon Corbett-Parry, Norelynn Pion-Goureau, and Bobbi Karnes

 

 

June Installation meeting

After having a lovely brunch at the Green Dragon, we elected our 2017-2018 Board. We also heard from a scholarship recipient Maylin Caldwell who is attending Cal State San Marcos and is majoring in biology.

 

 

May Tech Trek meeting

L to R: Anjana Shriram, Lila Denning, Natalie Hernandez, Angelica Atempa, Solano Espino, Rosalind Snider, Jillian Aasand, Michelle Ripol, Sonja Rodin MISSING: Lorelei Bell

Our annual Tech Trek meeting was awesome and inspiring.  Besides meeting the girls who will be going to camp this summer, we heard from some of last years campers as well as Maya Kota, Romy Biegel, Maylin Caldwell, and Uju Nwizu.  There wasn’t a dry eye in the house after hearing what some of these ladies have gone through in pursuing their educations.

March Joint Meeting with AAUW COV Celebrating Womens’ History Month

We enjoyed a lovely Victorian luncheon and fashion show presented by the Womens’ Museum of California. Members had fun rummaging into their closets so they could wear vintage hats.

 

February Meeting – Book Discussion “Somebody’s Daughter”

We gathered into groups to discuss this important topic of human trafficking and how San Diego is one of the most active child sex trafficking areas in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

January Meeting – Besos de Coco Concert

The all-women Latin jazz trio, Besos de Coco, performed for our AAUW Funds event on Sunday January 15th.  They thoroughly entertained the audience with a variety of percussion instruments, including tap dancing (!), as well as a string bass, guitar and lovely vocals.  Thank you Besos de Coco!

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Edith Fine, childrens’ author

 

Martha Cox and Kathy Anderson from the League of Women Voters

Martha Cox and Kathy Anderson from the League of Women Voters

November Meeting – Let’s Promote Diversity

Edith Fine, children’s author, talked about diversity in childrens’ books, and how they have evolved from Dick and Jane in the 1950’s. Edith has prepared some diversity resources which can be located here.

 

October Meeting – Let’s Get Proposition’d

Martha Cox and Kathy Anderson from the League of Women Voters gave us an excellent overview of all 17 California State Propositions. They encapsulated the pros and cons of each proposition and helped us understand their complexities.  Thanks to Martha and Kathy!

 

September Kickoff Meeting – AAUW Goes Collegiate

 

(l to r) Marcy Senese, Jessica Bautista, Tanya Cosino, Sharon Patray, Donna Lilly

(l to r) Marcy Senese, Jessica Bautista, Tanya Cosino, Sharon Patray, Donna Lilly

 

To kick off our fall season, we heard from Dr Alketa Wojcik, VP of Student Services at Mira Costa, and our AAUW CSUSM (Cal State at San Marcos) representatives, Jessica, Tanya and Sharon, pictured at the left.  Donna Lilly our AAUW National College University CoChair also talked.