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AAUW North Carolina, Annual Meeting

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom

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Updated AAUW NC 2024 Annual Meeting Agenda

3 Break-Out Session Options:

Being an Effective Advocate

Health for Today’s Woman

Membership Team Playbook (Updated session Title)


Keynote Speaker – ANITA EARLS

Anita Earls is a Senior Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme CourtAnita Earls is a Senior Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.  Before taking office on January 1, 2019, she was a civil rights attorney litigating voting rights, police misconduct and other civil rights cases for 30 years.  Anita was the founder and Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, a non-profit legal advocacy organization in Durham, North Carolina.  Appointed by President Clinton, Anita was a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division from 1998 to 2000.  She has served on the North Carolina State Board of Elections, the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission and currently Co-Chairs the Governor’s Task Force on Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.  Anita has taught as an adjunct professor at UNC and University of Maryland Law Schools and in the African and African-American Studies Department at Duke University.  A graduate of Yale Law School and Williams College, Anita lives in Durham with her husband Charles Walton.  She has two grown sons and two grandchildren.





AAUW NC Town Hall – March 21, 2024 at 7:00 p.m


AAUW NC Town HallThe Town Hall Meeting is your opportunity to get your questions answered by AAUW NC Board members. As well, we are interested in what you would like to see us focus on that assists our branches for the remainder of 2024. Your opinions are very much welcomed and appreciated.


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Congrats 2022-23 NC Fellows & Grantees!


AAUW NC congratulates 14 recipients attending NC Colleges/Universities who received funding for the 2022-23 award year. These outstanding recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls. Check out Fellowships and Grants for more information.

AAUW NC 2022-2023 Fellows and Grantees


Pictured (L to R; Top to Bottom)

Kiara Childs, Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo, Sierriana Terry, Sara Shashaani, Ambreen Ashar, Nancy Ingabire Abayo, Doreen Mushi, Josine Mutuyimana, Paula Njeru, Chukwunomso Osakwe, Alexandra Yeardley, Elizabeth Newman, Elena Karpova, Paula Barger


Award Received: American Fellowship

  • Kiara Childs, Ph.D., Media Studies, Black Digital Culture, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo, Publication, Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Tibetan Art, Davidson College
  • Sierriana Terry, Ph.D., Musicology/Ethnomusicology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Award Received: Research Publication Grants in Engineering, Medicine, and Science

  • Sara Shashaani, Engineering; Publication, Management Science & Operations Research, North Carolina State University

Award Received: International Fellowship

  • Ambreen Ashar, North Carolina State University, North Carolina State University
  • Nancy Ingabire Abayo, Ph.D., Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering & Geology, North Carolina State University
  • Doreen Mushi, Education Ph.D., Learning, Design, and Technology, North Carolina State University
  • Josine Mutuyimana, M.B.A, Business administration and management, North Carolina State University
  • Paula Njeru, M.S., Global Health, Duke University
  • Chukwunomso Osakwe, M.S., Public Administration, Health policy, Duke University
  • Alexandra Yeardley, D.P.T, Physical Therapy, Duke University

Award Received: Career Development Grant

  • Elizabeth Newman, Dipl. Ac., Chinese Medicine – Licensed Acupuncture, Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine

Award Received: Community Action Grant

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Project Director: Elena Karpova
  • Greensboro Parks Foundation, Project Director: Paula Barger


AAUW North Carolina – Current Connect Newsletter


Children marching in red, white and blue

End the deadline!

Virginia was the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, but because of an artificial deadline imposed by Congress nearly 20 years ago, the ERA is not yet part of the US Constitution.

There’s a two pronged attack on this deadline:

Watch for updates on this issue that’s long been on the AAUW agenda.

Write BurrWrite TillisERA Overview


Documents for 2024 Annual Meeting

2023 Annual Meeting Minutes AAUW NC Annual Meeting Agenda 3-16-2024 final AAUW NC Annual Business Meeting Agenda 3-16-2024 final AAUW_NC_March_16_2024_Annual_Meeting_Slate_of_Officer_Candidates AAUW NC Financial Report 2022-2023

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August 2023 Board Minutes

Meeting Date: August 16, 2023 Meeting Time: 5:30 pm Meeting Location: ZOOM Board Members Present: Kathy Pearre, Pat Ashe, Katie Pincura, Mary Ann Bents, Beverly…

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June 2023 Board Minutes

Meeting Date: June 21, 2023 Meeting Time: 5:30 pm Meeting Location: ZOOM Board Members Present: Pat Ashe, Beverly Larson, Janet Bunger, Mary Ann Bents, Kathy…

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What We Do at AAUW NC

Collaborate with other NC women’s organizations
Promote salary negotiation for women.
Advocate on public policy issues that affect women, girls, and their families
Promote STEM activities for girls.
Connect branch members through virtual programs, annual conferences, regional meetings, newsletters, and social media.
Promote the mission and policies of AAUW.
Support branch activities, programs, and projects.