Lombard Area AAUW

The Lombard Area Branch of AAUW has long served the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, and surrounding areas. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

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Spotted at the April 12 Downers Grove Equal Pay Day rally – our past and future branch presidents! (Incoming president Danielle on left, outgoing president Barb in middle)


Upcoming Program

Our programs meet at First Church of Lombard (southwest corner of Main and Maple Streets).

Saturday, Oct 14 – 9 am. Program: Gender Equity Fund with Lisa Cherry – “The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap.”

Read our full schedule of 2017-2018 programs and events.


Three of the eight team members from the Islamic Foundation discussed their first-time experience at the Battle of the Bard – a “Shakespeare slam” for high school students. Chicago area students present at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. These team members told us about the excitement of presenting “She Is”, and the supportive environment found at the Battle of the Bard.
Rifah C, Raneem D, Emaan A are shown along with their teacher and coach Kate B.

   
“Things won are done; joy’s soul lies in the doing” –  Troilus and Cressida.


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Laura Vanden Berg, a civil engineer with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, talked to us about the ACE’s STEM outreach program. She was an enthusiastic speaker, and we appreciate her volunteer efforts to bring science/tech/engineering/ math to Chicago students.


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Janet, Barb, and Kathy show the “Giant Check” representing our branch’s $25,000 commitment to the national AAUW “Charting the Course” campaign.

 


AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Vision
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW Value Promise
By joining AAUW, we belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women and girls have a fair chance.


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