Welcome to the Gaithersburg, MD Branch of AAUW!


30,000 books sorted into 60+ categories

Thursday, April 27, 9 am to 8 pm

Friday, April 28, 9 am to 8 pm

Saturday, April 29 9 am to 4 pm — BAG DAY, $10/bag

Location: Rosborough Center, Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD            

     (enter at Lost Knife Road and Odendhal Avenue)


April 18, 2017

AAUW National Fellowship Winners: Past and Present

7:30 pm, Bioscience Education Center, Conference Room 158 Montgomery College, Germantown Campus

Regular program will be preceded by an optional 30- minute guided tour of the Biosciences  Eduation Center, Montgomery College, Germantown campus, hosted by Mr. Noah Saposnik

Free parking will be available on the Montgomery College Campus and further information will be forthcoming. Please RSVP to Carol J. Fisher, Co-VP Programs, at caroljf at att.net.

We will view the AAUW National Fellowship Program 125th Anniversary video that details the history of the program, and host Two AAUW Fellows to discuss the role that the fellowships have had in shaping their lives and careers. Ms. Celeste Carano, M.A., 2016-2017 AAUW Career Development Fellowship winner and graduate student at Georgetown University’s Global Human Development program will share her experiences of working on education initiatives worldwide; and Dr. Mary Beth Saffro, 1981-1982 Sarah Berliner Fellowship winner, will speak on the topic “Living Together in a Fractious World: What Nature Can Teach Us.”


Contact Liz Hessel to volunteer to help with book sorting and setup before the sale or to help during the sale. 

Gaithersburg branch of AAUW is part of a network of over 100,000 women supporting AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

All activities are open to the public. For more information use the contact button above.

  • The AAUW Gaithersburg Used Book Sale, will be April 27 – 29, 2017, at Asbury Methodist Village. The proceeds support scholarships for women and mentoring and advocacy programs for girls and women. Contact Elizabeth Clark Hessel (use the contact button) to help plan and organize the sale or to donate books.
  • Lobby Corps: Members of Gaithersburg and other AAUW branches in the Washington, DC area visit Congressional offices about 30 times a year to educate policymakers on issues important to AAUW members.  Lobby Corps participants are advised by AAUW professional staff.
  • The branch meets monthly to hear a speaker on issues important to women.
  • The branch also sponsors monthly meetings of special interest groups, including: Her-story, International Relations/Great Decisions, and Literature groups.