General Meeting/Program 2018-2019

Programs 2018-2019

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
Location: Ryan Room, La Roche College
Women’s Empowerment Speaker: Kelley Clouser
Looking at the year ahead, we will focus on women helping women, women in leadership, and women’s health. To kick-off our program schedule, we will discuss inspiring new trends and uplift some of our branch’s interest groups.
9:30 A.M. Refreshments and Social Time
10:00 A.M. Speaker
10:45 A.M. Meeting

Wednesday, OCTOBER 17, 2018
Location: Fisher Library, La Roche College
Women in Politics Speaker: Local Women Politicians
2018 is being called the Year of the Woman as women are running for office in historic numbers, and they are winning! Hear directly from first-time candidates as they share their stories and lessons learned about running for office in 2018.
6:30 P.M. Refreshments and Social Time
7:00 P.M. Speaker
7:45 P.M. Meeting

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 28, 2018
Location: Ryan Room, La Roche College
Women’s Health Speaker: Dr. Melina Spyridaki-Dodd
As women, we often do not take the time to focus on ourselves. This program is focused on understanding depression and the resources available to assist women suffering from mental illness.
6:30 P.M. Refreshments and Social Time
7:00 P.M. Speaker
7:45 P.M. Meeting

Saturday, JANUARY 26, 2019
Location: Ryan Room, La Roche College
Steel City Grooves Speaker: Max Gonano
Celebrating Jazz Legends in Western PA- The Heinz History Center delivers history lectures on regional history topics. This program will focus on important contributors to JAZZ with western PA roots.
9:30 A.M. Social Time
10:00 A.M. Speaker
10:45 A.M. Meeting

Saturday, MARCH 23, 2019
Location: Fisher Library, La Roche College
Understanding PFAs Speaker: Katie Horigan, Esquire
In this program, we will hear from an attorney who volunteers her time assisting women in obtaining Protection from Abuse orders. We will learn about the barriers women face when seeking help and how we can be allies for women experiencing domestic violence.
9:30 A.M. Social Time
10:00 A.M. Speaker
10:45 A.M. Meeting

Saturday, APRIL 27. 2019
Location: Fisher Library, La Roche College
Title IX: A Primer Speaker: AAUW PA Representative
Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. But, how much do you really know about Title IX? This program will focus on the specifics of the law and how it impacts women and girls.
9:30 A.M. Social Time
10:00 A.M. Speaker
10:45 A.M. Meeting

 Wednesday May 22, 2019
Annual Dinner
Program Start time: TBA
Location: TBA