Welcome to the Lubbock, Texas branch of AAUW!


Branch Meeting — With Guest Speaker:

     Brenna Jaco, Outreach Librarian for the Lubbock Public Libraries

Wednesday, Oct 10 from 11:00 AM -1 PM at the Lubbock Women’s Club (2020 Broadway)  

Contact Mary Margaret Ramsey (mmramsey2000@yahoo.com or 806-795-9169) for reservations. Cost is $21.   

Friends and spouses are welcome!  Download Flyer HERE.


  • April 15, 2023 – Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D. (Prof. TTUHSC, Scholarship Luncheon guest speaker)
  • March 14, 2023 – Lucy Barrington, AAUW TX, Secretary and AAUW Lubbock branch member (AAUW History and Programs)
  • Feb 14, 2023 – Janine Gorell, J.D. (Utilizing resources for children with special needs in TX)
  • Jan 10, 2023 – Katrina Soricelli (Director of Community Engagement for Ballet Lubbock)
  • Dec 13, 2022 – Angelina Mojica (Director of Foster Care Homes, Saint Francis Ministries)
  • Nov 8, 2022 – Taysha Williams (Director, TTU Innovation Hub at Research Park)
  • Oct 11, 2022 – Elizabeth Sharp, Ph.D. (TTU Professor of HDFS and Director of the WGS program) and Kristin Messuri, Ph.D. (Managing Director, TTU Writing Centers)
  • Sept 23, 2022 – Carol Sumner, Ph.D. (TTU Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer) – Welcome gathering joint with the TT University Women’s Club
  • May 10, 2022 – Monte Monroe and Elissa Stroman (TTU Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library)
  • April 9, 2022 – Stephanie Jones, Ph.D. (NSF ADVANCE program – advancing equity through elimination of organizational barriers)
  • March 8, 2022 – Deborah Finlayson (High Point Village)
  • Sept. 11, 2020 – Carol Flueckiger, Assoc. Professor (19th Amendment – Solitude of Selfie project)
  • February 12, 2020 – Jessica Gray, M.D. (Women’s Health)
  • January 14, 2020 – Dawn Payne, J.D. (Title IX)


Book Group – Next meeting:

Saturday, May 6, 2023 – Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution (by H.W. Brands). A conversation with the author on C-SPAN: https://www.c-span.org/video/?516068-7/our-civil-war


June 3, 2023 – Project Solomon: The True Story of a Lonely Horse Who Found a Home — and Became a Hero (by Jodi Stuber & Jennifer Marshall Bleakley)

For more details about the Book Group, contact Alice Young (Alice.Young@ttu.edu).

See the Book List for 2022-2023

Cuisine Group – Next meeting:

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 – Cuisine Dinner

At:   The Lost Cajun (6810 Milwaukee Ave.)

Begins at 5:30 PM — Spouses and friends are welcome!  (RSVP Tamara Mancini so a table can be reserved for all of us — 806-787-4210 or tamaramancini@ymail.com)


The Texas Tech University Women’s & Gender Studies Program will host its Annual Conference on Women on Friday, April 21, 2023.  The keynote speaker, Chely Wright will discuss the book “My Moment:106 women on fighting for themselves”.  (For additional details, visit:  https://www.depts.ttu.edu/wstudies/ )

TTU Public Media – Beyond the Report: The Status of Women in Lubbock.

Background information (YWCA’s Glenda Mathis): https://vimeo.com/356751082

Upcoming KTTZ series:  https://tv.kttz.org/beyond-the-report/the-status-of-women-in-lubbock/

The Report:  http://statusofwomendata.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/R480_Status-of-Women-in-Lubbock-County-FINAL-with-cover.pdf

Links to AAUW Lubbock sponsored segments:  Education – https://vimeo.com/349907587; Pay Gap – https://vimeo.com/345532988