October 2016 Monthly Program Meeting

AAUW Colorado State President, Amy Blackwell

Amy will speak about “The World of AAUW: A Leader’s Experiences at the UN, in DC, and Back Home in Colorado”

AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell, BS MA, is an immediate past member of the AAUW Board of Directors and served as an AAUW delegate in March to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Based in Castle Rock, Amy owns and operates a STEM and healthcare strategic communications and research company and chairs one of six State of Colorado mental health regulatory boards. Traveling extensively for business every year, Amy is particularly looking forward to doing wildlife biology research in the Galápagos Islands in December, following on the heels of her 2014 Antarctic research trip. In her spare time, Amy practices Korean-style kickboxing and hikes extensively in the Rockies but has retired from bagging 14ers. Her knees said “no more” after 17 summits.

For more information, please view our monthly newsletter.


September Program Meeting

September Program Meeting

Saturday, September 10, 11:30 a.m.

Bookcliff Country Club

Come and learn the Pros and Cons of Amendment 69 with our speakers:  Rich Garigan (Pro) and Christine Gogott (Con).

Amendment 69 is the Colorado State Health Care System Initiative and will be on the November 8, 2016 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment.

For more information read and download our AAUW NEWSLETTER September 2016.

May Meeting

Wednesday, May 4th

Bookcliff Country Club

Dinner from 5 pm to 7 pm

We have a special evening planned with:  Speaker – Chief District Attorney Trish Mahre, Entertainment – Musical entertainment by Timothy Breckon and our annual meeting with election and installation of officers.  For additional information please read our AAUW NEWSLETTER May 2016

April Program Meeting

Saturday, April 2 at 11:30 a.m.

Bookcliff Country Club

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, John Marshall, Vice-President of Student Services at Colorado Mesa University will present an overview of CMU Policies.  He will discuss the Clery Act and what CMU is doing to meet the Title IX Criteria.

For additional information see our AAUW NEWSLETTER April 2016.

March Program Meeting


Join us on Wednesday, March 2, 11:30 a.m.

The Egg & I Restaurant

Dr. Erika Jackson, Assistant Professor of History, CMU will discuss the importance of women’s role within American history, as well as the topic of her book manuscript, The Importance of Nordic Whiteness.

For additional information see our AAUW Newsletter – March 2016.