SERVICE & PARTNERSHIPS
G.E.T. (GIRLS ENGAGE TECHNOLOGY) 2016-2019
In FY18, the 3rd full year of the program, 406 girls were served, of which 102 were girls of color. The program is now 100% grant funded thanks to: First Tech Credit Union Foundation, Jackson Family Foundation, Autzen Foundation and AAUW. Partners are Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington, American Association of University Women (AAUW of Portland and AAUW of Hillsboro/Forest Grove), Inukai Boys & Girls Club (Hillsboro), and Tomorrow’s Journey.
Saturday Academy Luncheon, March 3, 2016
Portland AAUW has been partnering with Saturday Academy and the Girl Scouts to implement "GET", Girls Engage Technology. Ten members of the branch, the entire table, attended the Saturday Academy fundraising luncheon at the Oregon Zoo on March 3, 2016. Sue Thomas was table captain for the event.
"LETS READ MATH" STEM PROJECT with IMPACTNW and S.U.N. SCHOOLS
Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
"Let's Read Math" is a community outreach project of AAUW. The goal of “Let’s Read Math” is to help elementary school children talk about and enjoy doing math. During the after-school hour, a math-related storybook was read to students in K-2, followed by hands-on activities and construction of a project to take home. Volunteers provided the program weekly during two school terms.
Barbara Alberty receives "Women of Distinction" award from Girl Scouts, September 17, 2014
Multnomah County Friends of the Library Book Sale
October 11, 2012
Members assist in setting up for the library's book sale. From left, Julie Skinner, Linda Stern, Diane Winn, Mary Shaw, Sue Thomas and Joyce Kligman.
Girl Scout "STEM" event
Branch members helped assemble project materials for use in a science, technology, engineering and math workshop sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers, Columbia River Section. From left, Diane Winn, Judy Holt and Joyce Kligman.