Dec 14 AAUW dinner at Prescott’s

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AAUW does not have a general meeting in December.  Join Evening Rapport and other AAUW members to celebrate the holiday season for dinner at Prescott’s restaurant at 5:30PM.    Prescott’s is located in the Crossroads shopping center. 

To RSVP contact dhellie@juno.com or 507-398-6329.  Guests welcome but please RSVP so we know how many seats to reserve in the restaurant.

Dec 2 Women in Leadership luncheon

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Join AAUW and other community members for a “Women in Leadership” luncheon.  The event is sponsored by the Citizen’s League but AAUW is a cosponsor.

Friday, December 2nd, 2011
Doors 11:30 a.m. | Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Ramada Inn

1517 16th St SW, Rochester MN
Admission: $15 (includes lunch)

Some headlines exclaim that women’s economic, political and social equality has largely been achieved. But has there really been a quiet revolution with women taking over the workforce and leadership positions? Or, as others say, has progress towards gender equity stalled, and there are still significant barriers for women?

Launched in 2009, Status of Women & Girls in Minnesota is an ongoing collaborative research project of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute’s Center on Women & Public Policy. The research provides a baseline for measuring women’s progress in Minnesota.

During our luncheon the current research findings will be reviewed by Debra Fitzpatrick, Center Director and lead researcher. Following her comments, a panel of local women leaders will comment on their own careers and personal experiences with leadership and power: Judith Ramely, President of Winona State University; Melissa Brinkman, CEO of Custom Communications; Jorrie Johnson, Publisher of Rochester Women magazine, and Miriam Goodson, Juntos Coordinator, Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics and Latin Americans.

This luncheon event is open to the public. Pre-registration is required by Nov 30. Cost is $15 which includes lunch. For more information pleases contact Sheila Kiscaden at skiscaden@gmail.com or 507-287-6845.

This event is co-sponsored by the Emerging Leaders Network, AAUW, League of Women Voters Rochester and Rochester Women Magazine.