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 – 4:00 pm.

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 2016

April 16, 2016 – Saturday, 8:30a.m. – 3:30pm
Tech Savvy for Girls 6 – 8 Grade
Location: Oakton Community College, 1600 East Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL
Registration available for girls and adults late February, 2016,

April 29-30, 2016
Illinois State Convention

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

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