Welcome to the Camarillo, CA Branch of AAUW!

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners.

Feb 2013 meeting of the AAUW Camarillo Branch introducing the Bird Outreach presenters at the Somis Thursday Club

Feb 2013 meeting of the AAUW Camarillo Branch introducing the Bird Outreach at the Somis Thursday Club

For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work. AAUW’s Mission AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

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January 19, 2015, VCWFC and AAUW Camarillo will be co-hosting a special discussion with the following distinguished panelists fighting for women’s rights globally:

- Amina Doherty is a young Feminist Art Activist who sits on several international boards and whom singer Annie Lennox recognized in 2012 as a women’s rights champion for change.

– Yvette Kathurima is the Head of Advocacy at FEMNET, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network, a Pan-African membership- based organization working to advance women’s rights. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, FEMNET coordinates advocacy and communication activities that promote gender equality and social justice and works to build the women’s movement in Africa.

– Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, CEO of Global Fund for Women, is a passionate advocate for women and girls’ health and human rights and social change. She is a speaker and author who serves on several international boards and working groups including the Aspen Leaders Council, the UN High Level Taskforce for Reproductive Health and the boards of CARE, IntraHealth and CHANGE.

Meet these women, learn about global issues and programs, and be inspired!  The event is next Monday, January 19th, at 5:30 to 7:00pm at the VCCF building Board Room.  The VCCF building is on  4001 Mission Oaks Blvd, immediately adjacent to the Camarillo House.  Enter at the rear of the building, from the parking lot.

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Camarillo AAUW Breakfast Meet and Greet WHEN: The last Saturday of each month at 9:00 AM WHO: Prospective and new members as well as our sociable early breakfast lovers are welcome! WHERE: The Breakfast Cafe, 317 Carmen Drive, Camarillo It’s on the corner of Carmen and Daily, across the parking lot from Michael’s and Trader Joe’s. Order your food and join the group. Membership forms and AAUW information will be available. Enjoy good food and good company! paragraph_separatordoveNorma Maidel Scholarship Fund at CSUCI A scholarship fund at CSUCI has been established in honor of Norma beloved, past president of Camarillo AAUW.  If you wish to contribute, please send a check payable to AAUW Camarillo, note the Norma Maidel fund, and mail to our PO Box 862, Camarillo 93010. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/LATimes/obituary.aspx?n=Norma-Jo-Maidel&pid=168865411#sthash.zN93sBbb.dpuf