Welcome to the Lubbock, Texas branch of AAUW!

BRANCH MEETINGS

Tuesday, May 10 at 11:30 AM (Lubbock Women’s Club)

MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON – 

Texas State Historian Dr. Monte Monroe and Dr. Elissa Stroman of the Texas Tech University Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library will discuss:

                     Why our History is Important 

Contact Lucy Barrington (Lkbarrington11@gmail.com) for reservations. Cost is $18 (non-refundable for cancellations after May 6).  

Note:  This is an in-person activity to be held at the Lubbock Women’s Club (2020 Broadway).  

Recent:

  • April 9 – 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)
  • February 12, 2020 – Jessica Gray, M.D. (Women’s Health)
  • January 14, 2020 – Dawn Payne, J.D. (Title IX)

BRANCH EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Book Group – Next meeting:

Saturday, May 7, 2022 – Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, by Anderson Cooper & Katherine Howe.

Following: See you back in the fall.

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

Cuisine Group – Next meeting  –TBA.


COMMUNITY

The Texas Tech University Women’s & Gender Studies Program will host its Annual Conference on Women on Friday, April 22, 2022.  The keynote speaker, Dr. Jillian Hernandez (University of Florida), will discuss “High Maintenance: Radical Femininity in Black and Latina Art”.  (For additional details, visit:  https://www.depts.ttu.edu/wstudies/AWHE_about.php.)

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