Welcome to the AAUW Honolulu (HI) Branch

 Support the Women’s March on Washington DC – Oahu!

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WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017; meeting at 9:30 a.m., march starts at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Ewa lawn of the Hawaii State Capitol

AAUW Hawaii is a partner for the Women’s March on Washington DC – Oahu. Please join us in this historic event to show your support for women’s rights.

We will meet at the corner of the decorative pool on the Ewa (western) side of the lawn.

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The march will start in the Ewa grounds of the Hawai’i State Capitol along Richards Street, left on to South King Street, left up Alapai Street, left onto South Beretania Street, and ending in the Capitol Rotunda. The route will be less than 2 miles. For those that cannot walk the entire route anyone can leave the route at the entrance of Iolani Palace or Punchbowl St. and go back to the Hawai‘i State Capitol for the Rally.

This event is free and to open to everyone who supports women’s rights. Inform your friends, family and co-workers who are interested in these issues about the march and invite them to attend!

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Wanted: Undergrad and Graduate Female Students Looking for Scholarships!

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Do you know an undergraduate or graduate female student in Hawaii that’s looking for a scholarship? AAUW Honolulu awards $50,000 in scholarships each year to college students around the state! Let your college student know about this great opportunity!

Find out more – and apply – here!


Scholarships — For Tomorrow’s Female Leaders!

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Past scholarship awardee Liz Brown.

AAUW Honolulu Branch is offering scholarships to undergraduate and graduate women studying in Hawaii to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). We provide travel cost and conference registration to scholarship awardees! This inspiring conference offers keynote speakers, workshops, skill building activities and much more!

Conference Date: May 31 – June 3, 2017
Location: University of Maryland, College Park
Application Due Date: February 6, 2017

To apply, click here!


Join us for Talk Story Tuesdays!

Talk Story TuesdaysGive yourself a treat! Meet, mingle and enjoy complimentary pupus and beverages at happy hour prices. Talk Story Tuesdays is the intersection of casual conversation and a great AAUW program.

Psst…spread the word and invite your friends and family!

Free parking, complimentary pupus, no-host bar $4-$7 drink specials!

WHEN: 2nd Tuesdays:
Jan. 10 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
Feb. 14 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
March 14 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
April 11 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
May 9 ~ 5:30-7:30pm
June 6 ~ 5:30-7:30pm

WHERE: Ferguson’s Pub in the Dillingham Transportation Building
729 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI, 96813

PARKING: Free parking located in the Pacific Guardian Center off of Alakea Street. The elevator from the parking structure to the ‘lobby’ lands directly in Ferguson’s Pub’s back courtyard.

Click here for more information!


AAUW members and supporters stand up to bias and bigotry. AAUW’s voice is needed now more than ever.

We need your support to fight against unequal representation of women in business and government, discrimination and harassment in the workplace and on campus, the gender pay gap, and more.

Give to AAUW today.

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AAUW National Election

You Have a Voice in AAUW’s Future: It’s time to tell us what changes you’d like to see to the AAUW Bylaws and Public Policy Program. The comment period opens October 3 and ends December 5, 2016

Visit the website to comment, propose an amendment, or make a resolution.

Read More: http://www.aauw.org/resource/national-election/


AAUW 2017 National Convention Registration

Every two years, AAUW hosts the national convention where women leaders from across the nation gather together to learn new skills, gain insight and inspiration, and connect with other women leaders. Registration opens October 1, 2016.

Event Date: June 14-17, 2016
Location: Washington DC
Don’t miss the opportunity. Register now!


The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Fall 2016)

Why are men paid more than women for the same job role?

To find out, read The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap Fall 2016 edition. This addresses the gender pay gap issues in the United States for all ages, races, and education levels and also proposes solutions on what you can do to close it.

Read More: http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/

Related: AAUW Analysis of Census Data Shows it will take more than a century, until 2152, for the pay gap to close.


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AAUW’s Start Smart and Work Smart programs are designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages. By learning strategies and practicing effective language, participants gain valuable skills they can use throughout their lives — well beyond their next negotiation.

Click here to contact the AAUW Honolulu Start Smart coordinator for more information about how you can participate in the program locally!

Click here to learn more about the Start Smart program and how to participate as a facilitator, ambassador, campus or participant.


Implicit Association Test

Are you biased against women leaders? Knowing about the unconscious associations and connections we hold is the first step toward correcting our biases. That’s why AAUW is conducting our own original research on people’s associations between gender and leadership, and you can contribute by participating online!

Click here for the research 


AAUW Honolulu provides funding for educational and leadership scholarships.

Our educational scholarships help women studying in Hawaii further their educational goals.  Awards up to $10,000 per applicant are given for undergraduate and graduate study. Click here to learn more about our educational scholarships and how you can apply!

Our leaderships scholarships provide funding for women leaders to attend the premier conference for student leaders (NCCWSL).  Click here to learn more about the conference and how you can apply!

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