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I’ve been observing and enjoying a bit of a trend on Facebook this month. People are sharing what they are thankful for each day during November. Read more


It is time to nominate candidates for the 2015-2016 MEMBER MAKING A DIFFERENCE (formerly TEAL award) and OUTSTANDING WOMAN honorees. Read more

AAUW 2015 Holiday Dinner, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, 6-9pm

Bring a spouse, partner, friend, or potential new member to this years holiday dinner. Read more

See Jane Run

From Left – Bernie Comfort, Peg Ferraro, Ce-Ce Gerlach and Ann Marie Panella

From Left – Bernie Comfort, Peg Ferraro, Ce-Ce Gerlach and Ann Marie Panella

Panelists at the November Branch meeting shared personal stories about women in politics and had words of encouragement for any woman interested in serving her community…Read more

100,000 BOOKS – OH MY!

In August I received an email through our Branch website from a man who told me he had 10,000 books to donate…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, 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

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