2018-2019 Branch Goals

AAUW Anne Arundel County Branch
2018-2019 GOALS

To support the AAUW mission of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

  1. To promote membership growth by increasing branch visibility.
    •  Tap local colleges (through orientations, job fairs, mentoring opportunities, and other forms of relationship building) to increase awareness of the chapter and to recruit prospective members.
    • Enhance branch publicity through feature articles and notices of upcoming events.
    • Expand use of branch website and other social media to provide communication with members and potential members in the community.
  2. To support education for all women and girls through use of technology and educational programs, such as Start Smart, training on use of the Maryland Legislative Website, etc.
    • Foster member use of the national website to keep informed of the organization’s mission, current issues, and accomplishments.
    • Present a STEM program for girls in Anne Arundel County in 2019 to increase girls’ and young women’s awareness of technical careers and opportunities.
    • Support branch interest groups for mission activities and personal enrichment, including book discussions, Great Decisions, bridge, etc.
  3. Increase support for legislation that will benefit women and children, both in Maryland and nationally.
    • Encourage member participation in support of proposals backed by AAUW.
    • Encourage active participation in branch and state Public Policy activities.
  4. Increase fundraising activities to enhance scholarships and branch initiatives.