Welcome to AAUW Midland (MI) Branch, Inc.!

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

About AAUW

The AAUW Midland (MI) Branch, Inc. was established in 1934.  It is comprised of approximately 90 members from Midland and the surrounding area who come together to work on philanthropic projects as well as on topics of mutual interest. The branch holds General Meetings that are open to the public.

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Make Friends and Make a Difference with AAUW!

Consider joining the Midland Branch of AAUW!   If you join at a public event (such as one of our general meetings or at our Used Book Sale) you will receive 50 percent off our national dues.  Enjoy this nice incentive as you become part of an organization that supports women and provides many opportunities for personal growth and camaraderie.

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Upcoming Branch Events and Programs 

(Click on the links below or on the corresponding date on the calendar on the right for details. If you would like further information about any of our programs, please write to aauwmidland@gmail.com)Used Book Sale

  • Mark your calendars and save the dates! The Fall Used Book Sale will be September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016 at the Midland Mall.

Recent past programs and events:

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AAUW National Highlights 

  • The Ultimate Guide for Outstanding AAUW Graduates. How can you strengthen your graduationbond with AAUW after graduation? Your opportunities are limitless at AAUW. More than 170,000 members and supporters are eager to help you continue your education or get into the workforce. Stay connected and make a difference. Read more >>

 

 

  • Run Like a Girl: Women Presidential Candidates Throughout History. Women have been running for president of the United States since 1872 — before women even had the right to vote. This year, two high-profile women entered the race, and Hillary Clinton has now become the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. Here are some of the women who have tried to crack the ultimate glass ceiling. Read more >>

 

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Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing asks why there are still so few women in the critical fields of engineering and computing — and explains what we can do to make these fields open to and desirable for all employees.

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Women around the country “celebrated” Equal Pay Day on April 12, but mothers (and most mothers-EPD-2016-homepage-seesawwomen of color) have to wait even longer for their paychecks to catch up.

May 16 represents the symbolic day when the median pay of mothers who work full time, year- round, catches up to the pay that working fathers received the previous year.

Mothers typically are paid only 73 cents for every dollar fathers are paid — mothers face a pay gap larger than the 21-cent gap between women and men overall. Read More >>

Every year governors across the country offer up their assessments of the state of their gender-pay-gap-by-state-map-768x644respective states. While each one undoubtedly claims, “The state of our state is strong,” it is unfortunately less common for governors to examine the issues that AAUW members prioritize. In 2016, of the 42 governors who gave speeches or wrote addresses, only two governors discussed equal pay. Check out where your state ranks nationally, and learn about the existing state laws. Read More >>

AAUW Policy Guide to Equal Pay in the States

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AAUW 2016 Calendar

August 14:       Social Security anniversary

August 18:       Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

August 23:       Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

August 26:       National Women’s Equality Day

September 8:  Congressional Voting Record released

September 15: The Simple Truth updated

September 27:  National Voter Registration Day