Monthly Speaker Programs

Our branch is proud to present a wide array of topics at our monthly meetings. Our speakers are state legislators, authors, educators, and advocates. In addition to branch programs there are opportunities to attend other branch, Northern District, and state (VA) programs.









A Candidate’s Story
Speaker: Alison Friedman, Candidate – 10th Congressional Primary Election
Location: North County Government Center,1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
Date/Time: Thursday, September 13, 2018, at  7:00 p.m.

Financial Health for Women
Speaker: Linda Black, Registered Representative and Investment Advisor,
Life Mark Securities Corp.
Topic: “The 7 Habits of Financially Confident Women”
Location: Hunter Woods Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston
Date/Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

No Meeting in November, 2018

Friends Giving Luncheon & Program
Speaker: Beverly Bennett-Roberts
Topic: Social Justice
Location: Mon Ami Gabi, Reston Towne Center, 11950 Democracy Drive, Reston (free parking)
Date/Time: Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Caregiving for the Elderly
Speakers: Lindsey Vajpeyi, Director of Education & Outreach, Memory Care Center
Location: North County Government Center, 1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
Date/Time: Thursday, January 10, 2019,  from
Time: 1:30 to 3:30   Please Note: Different Time!

Joint Event: Giving Circle of HOPE, NCWC and AAUW Reston-Herndon
Currently in the planning stage. TBA

Not Your Grandmother’s Title IX
Speaker: Bryan Gibson, Acting Director of Equity and Employee Relations, Title IX Coordinator, Fairfax County Public Schools
Topic: Title IX  – Update and Implications (beyond sports)
Location: North County Government Center,1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
Date/Time: Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Joint Meeting with NCNW – Social Justice Interactive Meeting
Facilitator: Beverly Bennett-Roberts
Location: Reston North County Government Center,1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
Date/Time: Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration
Location: Wildfire Restaurant, Galleria at Tysons
Time: 12:00 Noon
Date: April 28, 2019
See: 50th Anniversary page linked with a button on the home page of this website

No Meeting in May, 2019

Annual Business Meeting & Dinner
Program: Annual Business Meeting and elections.
Light refreshments/pot luck style will be served
Location: The Home of Roberta Sherman
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: Evening Event – 6 p.m.
Mobility Issues: Please check with Program VP, Judy Skirbunt regarding any concerns.

PLEASE NOTE: All of our meeting locations are accessible for people with mobility and other special challenges. Please see our listing of frequently used venues under “About Our Branch” for information and how to contact the venue directly for details regarding parking and accessibility.