Welcome to the Gaithersburg, MD Branch of AAUW!

AAUW Mission Statement:
To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy
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June 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Log in to Zoom meeting: 7:00 pm*
Presentation begins: 7:15 pm

Topic: “Update on 2021 Maryland General Assembly Proceedings”

Speaker: Lesley Lopez
Maryland District 39 Delegate

We will have an update on this year’s General Assembly proceedings from friend of the branch, Delegate Lesley Lopez.  Lesley was elected to the House of Delegates in 2018 and has served through three sessions.   This year she is the 1st Vice President of the Women’s Caucus.  District 39 includes much of Germantown and Montgomery Village.   Leslie will provide insight into how the General Assembly managed during Covid-19 and what key legislation might be most important to Maryland’s women and children.

NOTE: All members will receive an email with the Zoom information about a week before the meeting and a reminder email a day before.  You can forward the email to any friends and family who may be interested in this meeting.  Ideally, please provide their email address to Heather so she can send the reminder.

*New meeting start time

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In the May 2021 meeting, Edie Allison, the Gaithersburg Branch President gave an excellent presentation titled “Montgomery County Climate Change Action Plan”.  Click here to view her PowerPoint slides.

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Events sponsored by nearby AAUW branches
and AAUW Maryland:

  • AAUW  Kensington-Rockville Branch
    Save the date: September 12, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
    Topic: new National Votes for Women Trail Marker celebration honoring Sandy Spring Quaker Suffriagists
    Location: Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring

  • AAUW Baltimore Branch
    To be announced

  • AAUW Frederick Branch
    To be announced

  • AAUW Maryland
    To be announced

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Advancing Equality for Women and Girls

Gaithersburg branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women)
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.

  • Annual Used Book Sale  – to be rescheduled. 
  • Lobby Corps: Members of Gaithersburg and other AAUW branches in the Washington, DC area visit Congressional offices once or twice a month 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.