FEBRUARY 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Log in to Zoom meeting: 7:00 pm*
Presentation begins: 7:15 pm
Topic: “AGEISM – HOW IT IMPACTS EVERYONE”
Speaker: Heather Reichardt,
VP-Programs, AAUW – Gaithersburg
Heather Reichardt, VP-Programs, will make a presentation on the issue of ageism including a discussion regarding the current impact of ageism and what we can do to eliminate this form of discrimination impacting people of all ages and circumstances. Additionally, ageism intersects with many other forms of discrimination, not just older workers.
NOTE: All members will receive an email with the Zoom information about a week before the meeting and a reminder email a day before. Nonmembers can email hjr1234[at]gmail[dot]com and Heather will add them to the Zoom list to attend the presentation.
*New meeting start time
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.
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- 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.