Join our Zoom meeting on Wednesday, August 5th at Noon

Wage Disparities in Washington State with Marilyn Watkins

We are delighted to have Marilyn Watkins speak to us on this important topic. She is the Policy Director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, a non-profit committed to racial equity and pay equity for all.

Her appointments include:

  • Washington State Paid Family & Medical Leave Advisory Committee (2017-2020)
  • City of Seattle’s Labor Standards Advisory Commission (2019-2021)
  • Gender Pay Equity Taskforce (2013-14)
  • Governor’s Commission on Transforming Washington’s Budget (2010)

Before joining EOI, Marilyn worked as a historical consultant for Northwest tribes and taught courses in Pacific Northwest and American Women’s History. She earned a B.A. in Social Studies at Harvard and Ph.D. in History at the University of Michigan.

She is currently a member of the Graduate Faculty and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington.

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Come Join Us for AAUW Seattle Branch Meetings!

Location: Executive Inn by the Space Needle (200 Taylor Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Cost: $15 inclusive. No charge for first-time visitor, full-time students, or matriculated students with corresponding student ID. Reservations required.

Menu: TBD

Parking: Free hotel garage parking (just sign the book at the front desk). Paid parking can usually be found on the street. Bus: #8 on Denny.

Reservations required.

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Upcoming Programs – Save the Dates!

2020-2021 Seattle Branch AAUW Programs

  • Coming Soon…

Past Programs and Events

  • Saturday, May 16, 2020, 9:30 am – Annual Branch Meeting with author Elise Hooper and Scholarship Winners at Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA Cancelled
  • Friday – Sunday, April 17-19, 2020 – AAUW Oregon-Washington Joint Convention, Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA, Cancelled
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020  – Michele Matassa Flores, Executive Editor of the Seattle Times, Cancelled
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:00 pm – Scholar Recognition Reception at Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA, Cancelled
  • Monday, January 27, 2020 – AAUW State Lobby Day, Olympia, WA
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020, 9:30 am – Climate Solutions and the Power of Women with Gwen Hanson, MD at Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020, 9:30 am – TBD at Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA
  • Saturday, December 21 2019, 9:30 am – Annual Holiday Program, at the Seattle Yacht Club, Seattle, WA
  • Saturday, November 201910:00 am – Five Women Warriors with Mayuri  Tsutakawa at Shoreline City Hall, Shoreline, WA
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 -9:30am – Michelle Merriweather, at the Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA
  • Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 9:30 am – Evolution of Title IX with Amy Klosterman, Attorney and Consultant, at the Executive Inn by the Space Needle, Seattle, WA