Current Announcements

The announcements on this page are important current details about the site and things of urgent interest to the members and frequent visitors:

SAVE THE DATES:

2018 State Convention

The Murfreesboro branch is the host for our 2018 convention.  Please mark your calendars–more details to come in late summer/early fall.

Friday, March 16, 2018 (Board Meeting)
Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Convention Program)

LINKS FOR THE SITE’S CONTENT

RECENT ADDITIONS to look for:

  • May National Announcements
  • Bylaws Update See the Members Only page
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS of Interest from National – April update
  • 2017-2018 Calendar – Update
  • Advocacy – A Guide for Tennessee Voters; 2016 Election and 2017 Legislative Session.  This is a PDF voter guide for everyone.

ANNOUNCEMENTS of Interest from National

August/September (2017)

Join Adelante’s Online Book Discussion with the Author of Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

How did Sonia Sotomayor become the first Latina justice on the Supreme Court of the United States? Veteran journalist Joan Biskupic follows the story behind that questionJoin AAUW and our ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club in commemorating National Hispanic Heritage Month as we talk with Joan Biskupic on September 6 about her book Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice.
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4 Tips to Negotiating for the Salary and Benefits You’re Worth

At AAUW we’re moving the needle on the gender pay gap through our innovative research, powerful advocacy, and salary negotiation programs for women across the country. You can sign up for a workshop near you, but in the meantime here are four tips for you. Ready to get paid what you’re worth? Follow these four steps to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. Read more.


Full Equity in Higher Education Remains Elusive

Student debt protest. Image by Ryan via Flickr Creative Commons

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on August 26, marks the anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. One battle we are still waging is for women in education. AAUW estimates that due to disproportionate student loan burden and a longer debt repayment period, women currently hold almost two-thirds of student debt in the United States. Read more.


Apply for AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants Today!

2014-2015 AAUW International Fellow Petreena Campbell pursued her Ph.D. in Pharmacology.

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Follow in the footsteps of award-winning authors, scientists, scholars, and change makers. Apply today!