10/15: District IV Conference in Schenectady (RSVP today!)

District IV Conference
Program: Beyond Barriers and Bias – Fulfilling the Potential of Women

Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:30 am – 1:30 pm

RSVP by 10/8

Zion Lutheran Church
153 Nott Terrace
Schenectady, NY

9:00-9:30 am   Registration / Continental Breakfast

9:30   Welcome – *Eleanor Aronstein, President of AAUW-Schenectady Branch

9:35-10:45   Martha Asselin, PhD, Vice President of Student Affairs, Schenectady County Community College will speak about gender barriers and bias

10:45-11:00   Break

11:00-12:00   Maxine Getty , retired Senior Master Sargent, US Air Force and re-enactor portraying Mary A.R. Livermore, abolitionist, teacher, nurse, suffragette and writer.

12:00-1:00   Lunch – Networking & hear from SUNY Albany students who have taken part in the AAUW “Elect Her Training” and the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

1:00-1:45   A Jewelry Workshop (optional): Create a bracelet for yourself – Donate a bracelet to a woman at our local women’s shelter
*Eleanor Aronstein, former Poughkeepsie AAUW member and “founder” of our interest group, Word Games!!

Cost: $25 AAUW members, $27 non-members, $15 students
(If non-members decide to become members at the conference, not only will that save money for the lunch, they will get 50% off the National dues.)

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