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 IIT Rice Campus, Wheaton, IL on Saturday March 21, 2015. Registration will open here in soon.
For more information see our Tech Savvy Tab.
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
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.