Welcome to the Newport-Mesa-Irvine, CA Branch of American Association of University Women!

Here is a copy of the October Voyager!

The AAUW Southern California Funds Luncheon is coming up on Sunday October 15th. It is being held at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach. Information and enrollment can be found at the AAUW-CA web site. This is the event where we hear from recipients of AAUW Fellowships and Grants who live or go to school in California. It is always an enjoyable and enlightening event and I hope you will attend. This is in lieu of a Branch meeting in October.

The details are:
Sunday October 15th 11:30 to 3:00 PM
$45 fee for program and luncheon
Enrollment closes October 7th
Go to  www.aauw-ca.org/fall-fund-luncheons. Select the Southern California Luncheon and enroll online. Alternatively you can print out the enrollment form from the site and mail in your check as directed.
Driving directions are on the web site.

Join Adelante’s Online Book Discussion with the Author of Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

How did Sonia Sotomayor become the first Latina justice on the Supreme Court of the United States? Veteran journalist Joan Biskupic follows the story behind that question. Join AAUW and our ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club in commemorating National Hispanic Heritage Month as we talk with Joan Biskupic on September 6 about her book Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice.
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4 Tips to Negotiating for the Salary and Benefits You’re Worth

At AAUW we’re moving the needle on the gender pay gap through our innovative research, powerful advocacy, and salary negotiation programs for women across the country. You can sign up for a workshop near you, but in the meantime here are four tips for you. Ready to get paid what you’re worth? Follow these four steps to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. Read more.

Full Equity in Higher Education Remains Elusive

Student debt protest. Image by Ryan via Flickr Creative Commons

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on August 26, marks the anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. One battle we are still waging is for women in education. AAUW estimates that due to disproportionate student loan burden and a longer debt repayment period, women currently hold almost two-thirds of student debt in the United States. Read more.

Apply for AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants Today!

2014-2015 AAUW International Fellow Petreena Campbell pursued her Ph.D. in Pharmacology.

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Follow in the footsteps of award-winning authors, scientists, scholars, and change makers. Apply today!

The American Association of University Women is a diverse organization
that promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education
and positive societal change.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is open to all graduates who hold a hold an associate or equivalent or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

AAUW is California’s most active and diverse organization for women offering action for equity, personal and professional growth, community leadership and friendship.