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Women and Fair Trade, Saturday, September 12th, 10:30am-1pm

Come join us for the first program of the year as we learn about why fair trade is important to working women everywhere. Read more

Save the date: District East Meeting, Oct. 3

Topics Include Gender Equity in Pennsylvania and the new Public Policy grant and GOTV. Read more

 AAUW-Bethlehem’s Stacey Zaremba to receive YWCA’s Racial Justice Award. See Invitation

Thank You to All and Looking Ahead to Book Fair 2016

The 2015 Book Fair is over, the last page has been turned, but the memories

remain. Read more

An appreciation of President Skoglund

With a steady hand on the reins and diligent attention to the needs of our Branch, Ruth Skoglund has filled her term as Branch President… Read more

Why Public Policy in AAUW?

If we women don’t advocate for issues that directly affect our lives then who will? Who else can speak from first-hand experience about the struggles and issues that face us? Who else can do it better? Revisit our mission and diversity statement and our purpose. You can find these in front of any yearbook. You can get involved on any level from joining Two-Minute Activist at aauw.org, registering new voters, writing letters to the editor (for which there are samples), or even lobbying your representatives (with help). There is strength in numbers. Let us take up our pens, raise our voices, tweet and post. If not now, when?  Randi L. Blauth, Co-Chair, Public Policy

AAUW-Bethlehem Member Sook Kim’s Notecards Featured on SHOPAAUW—National Website

Her watercolor Rhododendrons note cards come in packs of ten ($16) and are perfect for spring-summer correspondence. Visit the website at http://aauw.source4.com/b2c/ProductInfo.asp?Category=1579&Itm=129060Read more

 

Branch Member Makes Nepal Relief Appeal

As some of you know, I was in Nepal for 2 weeks just days before the earthquake… Read more

Definition: Feminism (It may not be what you had been thinking)

: the belief that men & women should have equal rights & opportunities
: organized activity in support of women’s rights and interests
: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes

 Hunger and Help in the Lehigh Valley

Many people in the Lehigh Valley are hungry or food insufficient. Read more

Three Steps to Overcoming Negotiation Bias

Do Your Homework.  Read more