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American Association of University Woman of the State of New York, Inc.


Focus is a quarterly publication of the AAUW New York State board. Past issues of Focus may be viewed online here>>   A link to the current issues of Focus are listed below.

Spring 2017 AAUW-NYS Focus
Convention Issue

I hope you'll enjoy reading all about the state convention, coming up April 21-23 in Syracuse.

  • Geeta Desai, Program Vice President, shares all of the excitement surrounding this year's convention on the front page.
  • AAUW-NYS President, Roli Wendorf, writes about the Women's March and where we go from here in her article, Marching On, on page 2.
  • Four candidates for state board positions.
  • Bylaw changes for consideration.
  • Fun AAUW Funds activities at the convention.

This issue includes photos from Women's March.  I would like to thank everyone who contributed their photos commemorating that great day in history.  More photos will be added to the AAUW-NYS website (www.aauw-nys.org) soon!

FOCUS is your AAUW-NYS connection.  If you have story ideas or information you would like to share with New York State members, please feel free to contact me.  My contact information is on page 2 of the newsletter.

Happy Spring!

Laurie Eikemeyer

Spring 2017>>

Winter 2016 AAUW-NYS Focus

Dear AAUW-NYS members,

Looking ahead to an exciting 2017, our AAUW New
York State Convention
takes shape as we celebrate the centenary of women's rights in New York State.  Geeta Desai, Program Vice President tells us about some of the exciting plans in the latest issue of FOCUS.  Click HERE to view it!

AAUW-NYS President Roli Wendorf celebrates our successes and offers helpful ways in which AAUW branches can make a difference.

And Janet Forbes, District Director calls us to begin to think about the 2017 Emerging Leader Award.

Wishing you a happy, healthy, successful new year in AAUW!

Laurie Eikemeyer

Winter 2016>>

Fall 2016 AAUW-NYS Focus

Dear AAUW-NYS members,

Another exciting AAUW year is off to a great start!
Read all about it in the latest issue of FOCUS, complete with Fall colors and a picture page from the Cazenovia Summer Leadership Conference.  Click HERE to view it.

AAUW-NYS President, Roli Wendorf, looks ahead to the coming year.

Don't miss the line-up of AAUW-NYS District Fall Conferences by District Director, Janet Forbes, along with articles about other great work already underway across New York State to further the AAUW mission.

Geeta Desai, Program VP, invites us to an exciting AAUW-NYS Convention in April.


Happy Fall!

Laurie Eikemeyer

Fall 2016>>

Summer 2016 AAUW-NYS Focus

What's All the Buzz About

Cazenovia, July 22-24, 2016


Dear AAUW-NYS members,

The latest issue of Focus has arrived on your electronic doorstep, bursting in full color.

Don't miss an invitation to Cazenovia -- to the Summer Leadership Meeting that will be held July 22-24 on the bucolic campus of Cazenovia College.                                              

                                                                                             Roli Wendorf, AAUW-NYS President

AAUW-NYS President Edwina Frances Martin, Esq., offers a helpful guide to strategic planning at the branch level.

And a call for New York State to be a leader in voting reform offers timely insights in a key election year.

Happy summer!

Claire Regan

AAUW-NYS Focus Director

Summer 2016>>


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