Welcome to the Jane Addams Branch of AAUW!

Tech Savvy imageAAUW Tech Savvy Conference at  Oakton Community College, DesPlaines, IL, April 16, 2016.

The AAUW Jane Addams Branch along with members from local Chicagoland AAUW branches are offering an all-day AAUW Tech Savvy STEM career conference for 6-9th grade girls and their parents/mentors at Oakton Community College on Saturday April 16, 2016, from 8.30 – 3.30 pm.

Registration will be open late February 2016.

For more information see our Tech Savvy Tab.


Jane Addams was an inspired Illinois woman and founding member of the Chicago AAUW branch.

She is best known as the founder of Hull-House, offering women the opportunity to become agents for social, political, education, and economic change in their own lives and in the lives of others as well. Among many achievements, Jane Addams was:

  • A founder and the first president of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
  • A founder of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • A founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • The first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

Find more information about the virtual Jane Addams branch by contacting Kate Skegg.


Conferences and Special Meetings for 2015

February 7 2015, 11:30am to 3:00pm
32th Annual District 5 Networking Luncheon, 11:30am to 3:00pm
Location: Deerfield Embassy Suites, 1445 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015
Topic: Blue Brain, Pink Brain
Presenter: Dr. Lise Eliot, Associate Professor in the Dept of Neuroscience at Chicago Medical School

May  2015
Illinois State Convention

Learn more about AAUW IL State Convention: http://aauw-il.aauw.net/

Please join AAUW colleagues and friends for these and other events.