Lombard Area AAUW

Founded in 1959, the Lombard Area Branch of AAUW has long served the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, and surrounding areas.

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Correction – the March Literature book is “Secrets of a Charmed Life” by Susan Meissner


Lombard Area AAUW offers one scholarship for
the 2017-18 school year. Read the details.

Upcoming Program

Weds, March 8 – 7pm  Equalitoys!
Beth and Laura Winters, founders of Equalitoys, will talk about their company and their coloring book “Her Highness Builds Robots.”

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.

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

Welcome new board members: Mary Ann and Karen (co-VP Membership) and Janet (Secretary)

The 2016-17 Executive Board: President Barb, Co-VP Membership Mary Ann and Karen, Secretary Janet, Treasurer Danielle, and VP Programs Karla.


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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