RoadScholar is a Convention Sponsor

Posted At : April 2, 2014 9:02 AM

 AAUW CA is pleased to announce that RoadScholar is a sponsor of our Convention 2014. Convention attendees, be sure to look for the ad in our Convention Program.


Deadline to Request Convention Sales Table : Extended to Feb 10

Posted At : January 18, 2014 11:26 AM

Convention Manager, Jane Niemeier, has announced an extension for the deadline to reserve a table for sales of branch items.  Reservations are now due by February 10.

If your branch is selling items to support AAUW projects such as scholarships, Tech Trek camperships, etc., this is a great opportunity.  Women at convention buy things!

Complete the form HERE and mail it to the AAUW CA office by February 10.

Branches Reserve Your Convention Sales Table Now

Posted At : November 13, 2013 10:37 AM

Does your branch have something to sell as a fundraiser? Convention Manager Jane Niemeier announces the rates for tables for branch sales at convention. Your branch can have a full table for $80; half table goes for $40.

All proceeds must support AAUW projects. To reserve your table, complete the form HERE and mail it with your check to the AAUW CA Office no later than January 10, 2014.

2013 Speech Trek Winners!

Posted At : April 25, 2013 8:07 AM

The final round of the 2013 Eleanor Stem Allen Speech Trek Contest was held on Saturday, April 20 at the AAUW CA Annual Meeting. The three finalists gave their speeches and the prizes were awarded.

Pictured are (from left): Pavin Trinh, 1st place winner of $1500, (Alhambra-San Gabriel); Tierney Pretzer, 3rd place winner of $500 (Mariposa);  Kaitlyn Schultz, 2nd place winner of $1000 (Oakddale/Escalon/Riverbank)

Gray Allen, sponsor, awarded the prizes and made a few remarks about his wife, Eleanor Stem Allen, in whose memory the contest is named.

More Information About "Bullies Anonymous"

Posted At : May 7, 2012 4:27 PM

Many convention attendees inquired about BULLIES ANONYMOUS.  Branches or schools interested in producing it, can obtain the script and rights from The rights are extremely reasonable - about $63.  You get permission to copy the scripts, and a CD of all the songs.  

Future performances of the show will be:
  • May 12th, 1PM at Franklin Elementary Carnival, 2385 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame .
  • North Shoreview Montessori will be performing BULLIES ANONYMOUS, June 8th, 7PM. 1301 Cypress Avenue, San Mateo.
  • Bayside Stem Academy will be also performing the show on June 6th, 11:00AM at the Bayside Performing Arts Center, 2025 Kehoe Avenue, San Mateo.  

All performances are free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact Cathy Foxhoven at

Speech Trek Winners!

Posted At : April 23, 2012 8:34 PM

 Eleanor Stem-Allen Memorial

Speech Trek 2012 Contest Finalists

 From left: Daisy Figueroa (3rd place), Shelina Noorali (2nd place), Kyron Richard (1st place) 

The three students gave their winning speeches on the topic of Bullying—So what?  at our 2012 convention

Convention Connection Corner Was a Huge Success!

Posted At : April 15, 2012 3:18 PM

Thanks to all those convention attendees who visited the Connection Corner Exploratorium over the weekend and played our Connection Corner Passport game.  

Also many thanks to all the branches who participated with their exciting and innovative displays - all very creative.  We hope everyone enjoyed the venue  and ambiance as much as we enjoyed creating it. 
The winner of the Saturday night raffle is Shelly Johnson from the San Luis Obispo Branch. She won a one year AAUW National & State membership renewal worth $65.
In Connection Corner we honored several branches celebrating exciting branch anniversaries.  They are:
  • Alameda, 50 years
  • Atascadero, 75 years
  • Merced, 75 years
  • Nevada County, 75 years
  • Oakdale-Riverbank-Escalon, 50 years
  • Sunnyvale-Cupertino, 50 years
  • San Jose, 103 years
  • San Gorgonio, 103 years
  • San Francisco, 126
Thanks to all for making the 91st Convention so much fun!
AAUWCA Branch Support Team 
Carolann Ford, Ginny Hatfield, Lynn Janeway

Convention Snapshots -- the convention daily newsletter

Posted At : April 14, 2012 7:50 AM

Each morning during convention, Convention Snapshots magically appears on tables in the convention area, giving us information about what's going to happen that day as well as a recap of the day before.

Well, actually, there is no magic involved.  Shelley Mitchell, editor, works into the night preparing it. It is printed overnight and delivered to the hotel the next morning.

You can read Convention Snapshots even if you are not attending our convention.  Just click below:

Thank you, Shelley, for another job well done!

Financial Literacy Projects Going Strong!

Posted At : February 23, 2012 1:25 PM

Bakula Maniar, Financial Literacy Director, reports that both Financial Literacy projects are moving forward.

Money Trek  Two Money Trek workshops have been presented recently,  on January 21 to our student affiliates at Mt San Jacinto College and on February 12 to girls aged 12-18, an Advisory Committe for the Santa Clara County Office of Women's Policy.

A third one is scheduled for the same girls in Santa Clara County on March 13.

The Financial Literacy Committee will present a Money Trek workshop at our state convention in April.

$tart $mart  Four facilitator training workshops were held in November in So. California and five more are scheduled.


Convention Early-Bird Registration Deadline February 21, 2012

Posted At : February 15, 2012 10:12 AM

Please note the deadline for Early Conventnion Registration is

February 21, 2012.

Go to the Convention 2012 section of this website, (click HERE)

We apologize for our earlier error stating it as March 1, 2012.

Deadlines Coming Up

Posted At : February 6, 2012 7:06 PM

February 15, 2012

  • Deadline for Branch Named Gift Honoree(s) 
  • Deadline for State Named Gift Nomination 

Go to the Forms & Documents section of this website under AAUW Funds (click HERE) to find the forms for both of the above.

  • Deadline to reserve space in Convention Connection Corner

Go to the Forms & Documents section of this website under Convention 2012 (click HERE) to find the reservation form.

February 21, 2012 

  • Early Bird Convention Registration

March 1, 2012

  • Deadline to submit Speech Trek winners' DVDs to Cathy Foxhoven
  • Deadline to submit Tech Trek payments to camp treasurers

March 10, 2012

  • Deadline to submit mission based program for Branch Program Recognition to Cathy Foxhoven

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