The AAUW Carlisle Branch was founded at Dickinson College in 1924. Today the branch focuses on promoting equity for women and girls and on educating the community about women’s concerns through programs, projects, candidates’ nights, and scholarships to Cumberland County women with a financial need. Last year members awarded three $1500 scholarships.
Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
During the 2014-2015 year the branch plans to offer programs on such topics as:
• A World Class Hospital for the West Shore
• Dickinson College Farm
• Oh, You Beautiful Doll!
• Why So Few? Women in STEM
• A Look at Sadler Health Center
• Advocating on Behalf of a Non-Profit
• Alexander Parker of the Revolutionary War
Interest groups — Bridge Flight, Gourmet Group, Community Activities outings, and Book Group — enrich the local AAUW experience.
Please explore our site to discover what our branch has to offer. We look forward to meeting you soon.
** AAUW, founded in 1881, has a nationwide network of nearly 165,000 members and supporters in 1000 branches. Membership is open to graduates holding an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.