AAUW Seattle Branch Scholar Recognition Reception Event
Dr. Anne Goodchild, UW Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
“Opting In: Making and Taking Opportunity”


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
200 Taylor Ave. North
Seattle, WA

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Our 16th annual Scholar Recognition reception will honor young women scholars from high schools around the Seattle area nominated by their teachers and counselors in math, science, and technology. This reception is one of the highlights of our AAUW year. Please come to meet and greet these fantastic young women, and their families, plus hear Branch member Anne Goodchild speak.

Dr. Anne Goodchild, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington and Seattle Branch member will be speaking. Anne is the Allan and Inger Osberg Endowed Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington. With some help from an AAUW Dissertation Fellowship, she completed her PhD at the University of California at Berkeley in 2005. Her teaching and research are in the area of freight transportation and logistics.

Special thanks to all of the Seattle branch volunteers who were the points of contact with the schools: Barbara Sando (Cleveland and Franklin), Judy Waring (Ingraham), Cynthia Sheridan (Nathan Hale), Heather Dohan (Roosevelt), Marilyn Mears (West Seattle), Ann Dennis (Chief Sealth), Sam Montgomery (Holy Names), Senait Habte (Making Connections at the UW Women’s Center), and Renee Agatsuma(Garfield, Rainier Beach).

Come Join Us!

Location: Best Western Plus Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109

Cost: $10 inclusive – No Charge for Students with ID (Reservations Required)

Menu: Sweet and savory refreshments, soft drinks,  freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, or tea.

Parking: Free in hotel garage. Members who park in the garage or BW lot can sign the book at the front desk and give their name and license plate number. 10-hour curbside pay stations on Taylor and on Thomas at $1 per hour; nearby lots $5-10/day. Bus: #8 on Denny.

Reservations required by Friday, April 22, 2016

Contact or pay in advance via PayPal or with credit card .

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Upcoming Programs – Save the Dates!

2015-2016 Seattle Branch Programs

  • April 27, 2016 – 7pm – Scholars Recognition Evening Reception at the Best Western Plus Executive Inn, Seattle, WA
  • May 21, 2016 – 9:30 am – noon – Annual Meeting with Dana Twight on the 2016 elections at the Best Western Plus Executive Inn, Seattle, WA

Past Programs Seattle Branch 2014-2016

  • March 19, 2016 – Alice Rothchild on her documentary of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict at the Best Western Plus Executive Inn, Seattle, WA
  • February 20, 2016 -Jerry Large, Seattle Times columnist, on “Race and the Power of Stories”.
  • January 16, 2016 – 9:30 am – noon – speakers from Real Change on homelessness
  • December 19, 2015 – Holiday Meeting with quartet Vivacé
  • November 21, 2015 – 9:30 am – noon – UW Women’s Center update and presentation from our NCCWSL students
  • October 24, 2015 – 9:30 am – noon – Pam Crone, Seattle Branch member and AAUW Washington State lobbyist
  • September 19, 2015 – 9:30 am – noon – Theresa McCormick, Seattle Branch member, will speak about her book, “A Far Cry From Here”
  • July 18, 2015 – 1pm.  Annual Garden Tour at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens Fundraiser for Mary Lou Hughes R&P Grant Fund
  • May 16, 2015 – Annual Meeting & “Trip to Madagascar” with Tonna Kutner, Seattle-AAUW Branch member
  • April 22, 2015 – 7-9pm – with Renee Agatsuma, AAUW-Seattle Branch member, as our Keynote Speaker.
  • February 21, 2015 – “Slavery in Washington” with Eva Abram, Storyteller.
  • January 17, 2015 – “The Health of Seattle…What’s Coming in 2015″ with Hyeok Kim Deputy Mayor, City of Seattle
  • December 20, 2014- Holiday Program at The Seattle Yacht Club
  • November 15, 2014 – “Fisher women of Iceland:  Gender, Quotas, Crashes, and the International Fisheries ‘Crisis’” with Margret Willson, AAUW Award recipient at UW
  • October 14, 2014 – Megan McCloskey of Lotus Circle will speak about women’s rights in Viet Nam
  • September 20, 2014 – “GambiaHelp” with Shelby Tarutis
  • July 12, 2014 – Annual Garden Party at Chase Gardens in Orting with Highline Branch to benefit the Mary Lou Hughes R & P Grant
  • May 17, 2014 – “Garden Color…It’s Not Just About the Flowers” with Victoria Gilleland, Garden Designer at Cottage Garden Designs & Annual Meeting
  • April 9, 2014 – Scholar Recognition Reception, speaker Deborah Jensen, CEO Woodland Park Zoo
  • March 15, 2014 – Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) at Seattle University
  • February 15, 2014 – David Ward of Legal Voice to speak about PayEquity
  • January 18, 2014 – Nicole Brodeur, Seattle Times Columnist, “Who is Practicing the AAUW Mission in Our Community?”

Additional Past Programs and Events