Welcome to the La Mesa-El Cajon Branch of AAUW

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members & supporters, 1,000 branches, & 800 college/university institution partners. The mission of AAUW is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, & advocacy. Our active La Mesa-El Cajon Branch was founded in 1951 & includes over 170 members. Please explore our website to discover more of what we do & consider joining us!

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”
                                                                                                  ~ Vincent van Gogh

2022-2023’s Final General Meeting – June 10th

Photo of President-elect Jane Drinkwalter

President-elect Jane Drinkwalter

All branch members are invited to attend our final general meeting. We’ll have a great speaker, University of Arizona STEM Researcher Dr. Heather Hager. We’ll dine together in a beautiful location on Shelter Island. And we’ll close the year with some special year-end activities, not least of which will be expressing our appreciation to our 2022-2023 board and installing our 2023-2024 board.

Date & Time: June 10, 2023, 11-2
Location: Bay Club Hotel & Marina
2131 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106

Cost: $40. (The “$10” in the San Diego Union-Tribune was an error.)
Choice of entree – Chicken Caesar Salad, Fish Tacos, or Avocado BLT Sandwich. Lunch includes fruit, fries, & iced tea.

Make checks payable to La Mesa-El Cajon Branch.
Mail to Jane Niemeier by June 1, 2023.

Photo of Dr. Heather Hager

Dr. Heather Hager

Featured Speaker: Dr. Heather Hager,
STEM Researcher, University of Arizona, on the topic Creating more culturally engaging and inclusive environments in STEM.

Please join us!

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AAUW National has named the La Mesa-El Cajon Branch a Five-Star Program. This award is given in recognition of a branch’s work in alignment with AAUW National’s strategic plan and other initiatives that foster the organization’s mission of advancing gender equity for women and girls. To obtain this award, our branch demonstrated its achievements in the focus areas of the Five-Star National Recognition Program:

  • Programs
  • Advancement
  • Communications & External Relations
  • Governance & Sustainability
  • Public Policy & Research