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DAR Museum: Early Quilts

DAR Tour – Eye on Elegance: Early QUILTS of Maryland and Virginia and the period rooms. DAR Tour – Eye on Elegance: Early QUILTS of Maryland and Virginia and the period rooms, April 17. Tour begins at 10:30.  We will take the Silver Line to the museum.  We will meet at the Wiehle Metro at 8:50, and leave no later than 9 a.m.
Lunch is planned at the Clara Barton cafe in the Red Cross building across the street.

Support DC STEM–AAUW Booth Opportunity

Tues., Mar 10, STEM fair:  AAUW Branch Booth Opportunity, Thurgood Marshall Academy, 2427 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20020. This will be an opportunity to reach out to students in kindergarten through twelfth grade throughout the city. If having a booth is something your branch is interested in participating in, you can contact Molly Rothschild ( and Rachel Rabinowitz ( Set up for the booths will be at 12pm. The booth focus is determined by your organization. It is best if it is something interactive as it will be reaching students (not only ours, but K-12 throughout the city). Please contact us with questions and to learn what you need to provide.

Engaging Sterling/Ashburn area in AAUW

Engaging Sterling/Ashburn area residents/AAUW members, Mon., Feb 2, 1:30 p.m.   Sheila’s home, 20893 Adams Mill Place, Ashburn, VA. NOTE: Carpooling recommended as space is limited due to no street parking. You can park in her driveway or as you enter the circle of Adams Mill Place at either end.  You can park in spaces marked Visitor or that are unmarked.

Meeting objectives include:
  1. Confirm what we have already done to engage those who were a part of the former Ashburn AAUW
  2. Determine if there are opportunities to further engage those women
  3. Determine if there are opportunities to engage others in the Sterling/Ashburn area that do not have another AAUW branch alternative

Contact Sheila, 703-713-6743.

NVCC AAUW Scholarship Application Deadline

Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Reston- Herndon AAUW Branch Scholarship Application Deadline: 02/18/2015.  Per Cyndi Shanahan, amount is $1000. Description below; apply on NVCC website.

AAUW—Reston-Herndon Branch

The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and the College Financial Aid Committee are pleased to announce the availability of the American Association of University Women—Reston-Herndon Branch Scholarship. Recipient must be program placed in a STEM related field of study at NOVA, must reside in the Western Fairfax/Eastern Loudoun area (zip codes 20170, 20171, 20172, 20192, 22095, 20190, 20191, 20192, 20194, 20195, 20196, 22095, 22096, 20163, 20164, 20165, 20166, 20167), must be attending classes at the Loudoun campus, must demonstrate financial need by completing a FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid), must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above, must have completed 12 or more credits in their program of study at the time of award, must be full-time or part-time.