Branch Meetings

2020-21 Branch meetings usually take place September through May unless specified below.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact us at

September 15
Public Policy in action: A conversation with Rep. Ann Williams and Jenni Purdue                           4:00pm via zoom RSVP to Ruth Holst for the zoom link

October 17

Virtual Brunch, Saturday, October 17th at 10am via Zoom. Welcome new members and say hello to old friends.  Please RSVP via phone at 773-575-1886 or email to no later than 12pm Friday, October 16th. A Zoom invite will be emailed or relayed to those who wish to participate.
October 29  Online via facebook live at noon – Half-Paid Heroes: Equal Pay Day Rally For more info, go to
November 14 What: Meet the Fellows and Grantees
Time: 10:30 am via zoom Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
December 12 Please join us for a Virtual Brunch, Saturday, December 12th at 10am via Zoom.

Please RSVP via phone at 773-575-1886 or email to no later than 12pm Friday, December 13th

January 12,  2021 Helen Ramirez-Odell, Chicago AAUW member, will host a presentation on The Mother Jones Heritage Project. Actor, Brigid Duffy Gerace, will present us to Mother Jones. Helen Ramirez-Odell will discuss project details. Rosemary Feurer, NIU Assoc. Professor of History and Director of the Mother Jones Heritage Project will open discussion and take Q&A. 7:00pm on zoom
Feb 13 “Is Your Perspective Inclusive?”11:00 am (via zoom) for a virtual discussion on the AAUW webinar
The Webinar can be viewed on YouTube or go to
Please watch the AAUW webinar in advance and we will discuss the webinar on diversity during our time together.  Register in advance for this meeting to receive the zoom link:
March 8  International Women’s Day
March 16 Tuesday, March 16th at 1:00pm – 1:30pm Zoom Program with IL House Rep. Robin Kelly’s office discussing U.S. House Bill #4: Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
Speaker: Nicole Varner, Health Policy Advisor and General Counsel Sign up to receive the Zoom link.
April 17 Saturday, April 17th at 11:00am via zoom
“Women Architects Who Built our City” presentation from Chicago Women Architects presented by Susan King, LEED AP BD+C, LFA Principal, Housing Studio Leadership Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED)
Register for this meeting via zoom:
April 23-24  Virtual AAUW – IL state convention. Details and links coming soon All are invited to participate
May 5

June 2

June 23

Three Part series: Exploring Women and Progressive Values via zoom


June 26 Annual Meeting 11:30amMcCormick and Schmick Restaurant, 1 E. Wacker Drive (Downtown Chicago)