Branch Programs

2020-21 Schedule of Branch Programs


September 5, 2020
AAUW Branch Fall Welcome Aboard
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Speaker: Dr. Amy Aldridge Sanford,
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.

Dr. Amy Aldridge Sanford is a tenured professor of Communication Studies and recently authored a book, Developing a Social Justice Orientation: Moving from Thought to Action.  Amy will explain the history and objectives of Black Lives Matter and how we can be good allies to the movement.

Chair: President Shirley Selz and the Board of Directors

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October 3, 2020
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Program: “Facing the Future: From Then to Now, an Art Collection and Exhibition Program”
Presenter: Deborah Fullerton, Art Museum of South Texas

Chair: Sylvia Rendon, Ph.D.

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November 7, 2020
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Program: An overview of the Literacy Council, focusing on its mission and service programs for area residents.
Presenter: Dr. Criselda Leal, Corpus Christi Literacy Council

Co-Chairs: Sylvia Rendon, Ph.D., and Kelly Gonzales

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December 5, 2020
Branch Meeting and Scavenger Hunt
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom
Program: The YW Teen Program mission and services
Presenter: Alma Gomez, YW Teen Program Director at YWCA Corpus Christi

Chair: Sylvia Rendon, Ph.D.

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January  2021
Board of Directors Meeting
YWCA, 4601 Corona Dr.
Chair: President Shirley Selz


February 6, 2021
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Presenter: Luby Garza Abijaoude, Diabetes Nutrition Consultant
Additionally, Presentation of the 2021 Sue Stanford Scholarship

Chair: Sylvia Rendon, Ph.D.

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March 6, 2021
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
Virtual meeting by Zoom

Speaker:  Sarah Banta, Executive Director at South Texas USO
Sarah will explain how the USO supports military members and their families.

Chair: Sylvia Rendon, Ph.D.

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April 3, 2021
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
Virtual meeting by Zoom

Program: “Staying the Course: Women and Technology”
Presenter: Andrea Morrison, Incident Investigator, Shell Oil Houston

Chair: Shirley Selz, J.D.

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May 1, 2021
Branch Luncheon & Installation of Officers
11:00 a.m.
Location: TBD until further notice regarding social distancing recommendations

Program: Installation of Officers for 2021-22
Chair: President Shirley Selz and the Board of Directors


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