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Empowering Women November 2017 Branch Meeting

Empowering Women — Experiences In Burkina Faso
“Let’s Talk About Burkina Faso”

The American Association of University Women and The League of Women Voters Tanana Valley invite you to learn about experiences of two Fairbankans helping to empower women in a West African culture.
Peace Corps volunteer, Marilyn Russell, and dissertation researcher, Joy Morrison, both spent time in Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Russell in 2013-15 and Morrison in 1988-89.  They are both feminists who focused on strengthening rights of Burkinabé women and on family/health issues, and gender equity.
Russell served in the US Peace Corps and Morrison was with the Academy of Education Development.  They will share their experiences in West Africa with an interactive presentation with slides, materials and discussion.
Monday, November 13, 6 pm
Noel Wien Library auditorium 

Information: Marilyn Russell,  (907) 750-4566 or Joy Morrison, (907) 687-4493

Marilyn Russell in Burkina Faso

AAUW Fall 2017 Membership Brunch

Date: Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am

Location: UAF University House, 431 Gold Dust Drive

Join us for a casual brunch potluck where members reconnect and our guests hear about AAUW. Please RSVP by October 18th to

September Branch Meeting

AAUW Fashion Show with Latitude
Fashions from 1930’s to present with AAUW accomplishments/issues.  American Association of University Women’s mission is advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Monday, September 18

7-8:30 pm
Noel Wien Library Auditorium