Salem Branch AAUW


This year AAUW Salem will again join with Abby’s House to celebrate Equal Pay Day.

Rally at 11:50 am featuring Micki Varney, Co-President, Salem Branch.

Location:  Werner University Center Plaza, Western Oregon University

Activities will include an inequality bake sale, informational displays, an AAUW table, and giveaways.

Calling all bakers! We are in need of members who will volunteer to bake cookies or cupcakes for the Inequality Bake Sale being held during the Equal Pay Day event hosted by AAUW at Western Oregon University on April 14th.

We are looking for baked goods with a monetary theme as we educate about wage gap.

If you are interested in baking for the event, or have questions about the event please contact Mary Ellen Dello Stritto


Congratulations to 2015-2016 Board

 On March 14, Salem Branch elected the following officers to serve during 2015-2016:

President:                    Micki Varney 

Program:                      Robin Brandt

Finance Officer:          Mary Ellen Dello Stritto

Communications:        Ruth Edsall 

Secretary:                    Open

Membership:               Dolores Mlynarczyk

Funds Chair:               Sherry Yang

Public Policy:              Judy Coyle

Many thanks to all who are willing to serve!



About Salem Branch

Salem Branch has been recognized for leadership, member outreach, public policy, using technology, local projects, and contributions to the AAUW Funds that are awarded as scholarships, fellowships, and for projects that engage girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Founded in 1881, AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

The AAUW Funds, one of the largest source of funds for graduate students in the U.S. and abroad, awarded over $3 million in 2011-12. 

The Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination. OSU softball coach, Vicki Dugan, was a plaintiff supported by Oregon AAUW in 1994. Lillly Ledbetter, whose name is attached to pay equity reform in Congress, was supported by LAF in her lawsuit against Goodyear Tire and Rubber.

AAUW Value Promise – By joining AAUW you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.