Welcome to the Fort Bend County (TX) Branch!

Upcoming Event:

Annual Salad Luncheon to reconnect after summer, 11:30 AM, Saturday August 15.

all members and guests invited. Contact President Barbara PIckthall, to arrange a carpool.

The Salad Luncheon is followed closely by Shop for a Cause day at Macy’s.  As always the $5.00 ticket goes entirely the the Legal Advocacy Fund.  Tickets will be available at June/July Bookies and the Salad Luncheon.  THANK YOU, Nancy W.!!

Join the Bookies for any 1st Monday evening’s lively discussion more…

paragraph_separatorAt our branch recognition dinner meeting in May 2015, at  Sweetwater Country Club, we met our wonderful Educator of the Year, Dannielle Prado, and yet another amazing young woman from Wharton County JC, recipient of our Mary Frierson local scholarship

West Harris AAUW EYH – hosted a wildly suc

cessful Expanding  Your Horizons event on February 21st.  Fort Bend Branch supplied 5 volunteers and got to meet our TWO local AAUW Fellows!

We had a GREAT Eleanor Roosevelt Luncheon at Brenda’s – graciously hosted by Brenda and Irene, had record attendance and raised  a record amount for the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Thank you Brenda and Irene. Did you know Eleanor was an AAUW Member? or Read Lessons from Eleanor

paragraph_separatorGreat Decisions has completed their discussion of timely and significant topics on world events for 2015.   Many Thanks to Enid Tovy for organizing every year.

paragraph_separatorApplications for 2015 AAUW Fort Bend Scholarship are now closed …more.  We are meeting another amazing young woman at our May 14 dinner.

Our branch recognition dinner meeting in May 2014  was at the Sweetwater Country Club. We met our wonderful Educator of the Year, Lori Blust, and yet another amazing young woman from Wharton County JC, recipient of our Mary Frierson local scholarship

Fort Bend AAUW Scholarship Chair, Judy Cenkus presenting to Lerma Parker, 2014 recipient
Fort Bend AAUW Scholarship Chair, Judy Cenkus presenting to Lerma Parker, 2014 recipient

GAGAGIT’S ALWAYS…time to Give a Grad a Gift of an AAUW membership, any time up to 2 years from baccalaureate or associate degree graduation.  Give the gift of AAUW membership

Here were Tracey’s pictures in the 2014 AAUW Art contest.

TraceyMeyer_AerialView_1     OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Her March program was definitely a WINNER, and we believe the contest winners learned from Tracey’s style!  She is leading the art wave.

Join the Bookies for any 1st Monday evening’s lively discussion more…

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N. Harris AAUW Outstanding Women Awards Luncheon – was a GREAT event.  Make plans to go again on February 28, 2015! 

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What’s left this year? Programs? Books? more…

The BEST was definitely in the MIDDLE at the AAUW Texas 2014 convention in Hurst!

Fort Bend Branch will continue to sell AAUW business cards as a Branch fundraiser—see our order form and ad

Our Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Our Vision: AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

Our Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

Our Diversity Statement: AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.