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Annual Winter Banquet
Wednesday, December 5
Reserve 22 Restaurant, Village Links of Glen Ellyn
485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn
We have confirmed as our Winter Banquet speaker, Naeema Torres, who has taken a break from a seven-year career in film and television distribution. Torres, with the aid of an AAUW Career Development Grant, is pursuing an MFA at Northwestern University. The focus of her studies is creative work in documentary film making. She will be with us after shooting her thesis in New Orleans and looks forward to sharing her knowledge of urban life, ethnic identities, and the legacy of the largest slave rebellion in U.S. history.
Join us! Naeema will be a fascinating speaker.
Click here for a Banquet Reservation Form.
Branch Meetings — Looking Ahead…
February 6 — Title IX
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was the first comprehensive federal law to prohibit sex discrimination in education. Unfortunately, its work is not done; in fact, many of its provisions are currently threatened. Join us for this all-important look at one of our country’s most important legislative efforts.
The Glen Ellyn History Center
800 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn
Looking ahead …
Save the date for LUNAFEST!! – Saturday, March 30, 2019
LUNAFEST is an international film festival featuring short films made by, for and about women.
So get ready to buy your ticket to our own LUNAFEST on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at The Center Stage in Naperville, IL. Our evening will open with hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and raffle baskets. The films will last approximately 2 hours with an intermission. It promises to be an entertaining and educational evening.
Proceeds from the LUNAFEST Fundraiser will support our organization’s Educational Opportunities Fund. Our Educational Opportunities Fund contributes to AAUW fellowships and research grants at the national level and locally provides scholarships in the form of Higher Education Incentive Awards for women graduating from Wheaton and Glen Ellyn high schools who are beginning their college studies at the College of DuPage.
For more information on the Branch’s LUNAFEST fundraiser, click here.
If you are interested in contributing to the success of our new fundraiser, please contact Suzanne.
Click here for the full list of Branch meetings for 2018-19.
Thank you to all members and customers who helped make the 2018 Book Sale such a great success!
Please join us at our next Book Sale, May 1-4, 2019
Members: Help the Branch collect book donations.
Download a Flyer and post it at a community bulletin board or email it to your friends and local realtors. Click here.
For more information on the Book Sale, click here.
Why do we collect and sell used books?
The Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch’s main fundraiser is the annual AAUW Used Book Sale. Each year, we sell more than 35,000 volumes to members of the community and visitors from surrounding states. Proceeds fund fellowships and grants nationally and COD scholarships locally. AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch, NFP is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. AAUW stands for American Association of University Women, a national organization founded in 1881.
For more information:
- AAUW Used Book Sale
- National AAUW organization: American Association of University Women
- AAUW – Our Mission
- Other Branch activities
- Join AAUW!
AAUW – Our Mission:
Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
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. Join us!
In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.