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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a charitable membership organization with a nation-wide network of more than 170,000 members and donors. Our mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Read our latest newsletter.

What You Need to Know for Updating Your Wills and Trusts

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM to 8 PM
Danville Town Meeting Hall
201 Front Street, Danville

This event is solely sponsored by the DAW Branch of AAUW for the benefit of its members and the general public.  There have been numerous changes to estate laws over the years. Sarah Nix, an AAUW member and estate attorney for Gagen and McCoy will review these changes and the importance of having a will or trust to protect yourself and to make sure your wishes are followed.  Experts recommend these essential documents be updated every few years. Sarah will explain what is important and why.

There is no cost to attend, however reservations are required. To register, simply send an email with your name and the number of people attending to:  daw.aauw@gmail.com.

 2017 AAUW Fund Fall Luncheon

Join us at the beautiful Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville to meet and celebrate our 2017-2018 California Fellowship and Grant recipients!

Sunday, October 29th, Noon to 3:00 PM
Crow Canyon Country Club
711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville

Registration begins 11:30 AM

Cost: $45.00

Deadline to register for the Fund luncheon is October 16th!  Both the online and mail-in reservation forms are on the AAUW California website. Click here for mail-in or online.



Annual Membership Brunch


and Speaker Event – Dr. Josh Gressel!


Speaker: Dr. Josh Gressel is a clinical psychologist in the Bay Area and author of “Embracing Envy.” Dr. Gressel spoke about envy, our most shameful emotion, and what it reveals about ourselves.

The event was on Sunday, September 24.



2017-2018 Executive Board:

President: Melanie Wade
President Elect: Deborah Wechsler
Program Co-Vice Presidents: Robin Halloran & Liz Williams
Membership Vice President: Ellen Severson
AAUW Fund Co-Vice Presidents: Mary Ellen Blake & Bev Nidick
Secretary: Kathy McKnight
Treasurer: Christine Ritter

2017-2018 Appointed Board

2017-2018 DAW Branch Calendar