93rd AAUW Wisconsin State Convention
April 26-27, Racine
Racine Marriott, 7111 Washington Avenue (Hwy 20), Racine, WI 53406
Join us for our 93rd annual state convention in Racine!
There is much in store for all AAUW members, guests, and especially young women and students who can GENERATE the biggest return on their educational investment by joining us to learn and advocate for equal pay every day. We have much to learn from each other as we come together to break through those barriers.
See you in Racine!
|Friday, April 26|
|Pre-convention activities in Racine – see below|
|AAUW-WI Board Meeting (9:30 am – 3:00 p.m.) at Marriott Hotel|
|Governor’s Suite Hospitality Room: Opens Friday at 3:00 p.m.; closes Saturday at noon|
|April 26 – Friday evening|
|4:00 p.m.||REGISTRATION opens|
|Displays of Branch/AAUW materials|
|6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||RECEPTION – Hot & Hearty hors d’oeuvres & cash bar|
|6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||Generate Friends: MEET & GREET activity|
|6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.||Generate Program Ideas: BRANCH EXCHANGE|
|***Generate Equity through the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF)|
|7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.||KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dukes v Wal-Mart LAF Plaintiff w/ Q & A
|9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.||The Invisible War – Screening of Oscar-nominated documentary film featuring LAF plaintiffs|
|April 27 – Saturday|
|7:30 a.m.||REGISTRATION opens|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Generate Skills: COUNTERPART Sessions|
|8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||OPENING OF CONVENTION|
|Welcome – Racine Mayor|
|10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||BREAKOUT WORKSHOPS|
|Generate: Social Media Savvy
It’s easy. This session will demystify social media. Discover new ways to market your branch and recruit new members.
|Generate: Fundraising Savvy
Get fresh ideas for fundraising – beyond the AAUW book sale – and learn how to optimize your efforts.
|Generate: Future Leaders
AAUW has many new programs that nurture young women on campus and in the community – women who will become our future leaders. Learn about all
AAUW offers and how you can get involved.
|11:00 a.m. – Noon||TOWN HALL & Business Meeting|
|***Generate Pay Equity for Women with AAUW Research|
|Noon – 1:00 p.m.||KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPEAKER:Christianne Corbett – Graduating to a Pay Gap
AAUW Senior Researcher
|1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Take Away discussion of issue of pay equity|
|2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.||DISTRICT Meetings|
|3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.||My Independence Day
Dramatic presentation by actress Shannon Sloan-Spice
|4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Generate Change: CLOSING Session & Awards|
|Sunday, April 28||Post-convention activities in Racine – see below|
93rd Annual AAUW-WI Convention Hotel, April 26-27, 2013
Racine Marriott, 7111 W. Washington Ave. (Hwy 20) Racine, WI 53406—Just four miles east of I-94 on Hwy. 20—indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center-full service restaurant (20 & Oakes) offering affordable all day dining in a relaxed atmosphere – in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron & ironing board
Special Convention rates: $99/standard king or double; rates valid 4/24 to 4/30
To make convention room reservations at the Racine Marriott, call 262-886-6100 or the Marriott Central reservations at 800-228-9290 by the deadline of April 5, 2012. Be sure to mention AAUW to ensure convention rate. Or go to
www.racinemarriott.com; under reservations “Special Rates” type in the Group Code: auwauwa.
Explore Racine: Come Early—Stay Late
|FRIDAY – ONLY
FRIDAY, April 26 – 1:15-3:30pm
Frank Lloyd Wright Tour
The Landmarks Tour– Frank Lloyd Wright designed SC Johnson buildings, Wright Museum, and the Fortaleza Hall designed by Foster + Partners of London. Free tour by reservation only. Limited to 20. Final details will be confirmed by email.
WELLNESS TOUR – West Racine
WEST RACINE ATTRACTIONS
WORKSHOP – FRIDAY ONLY
Necklace or Bracelet Workshop – 1:00pm
RACINE ANTIQUE & RESALE SHOPS
|FRIDAY OR SUNDAY – OPTIONS
NORTHSIDE COASTLINE TOUR
HISTORIC SOUTHSIDE TOUR
SUNDAY – OPTIONS
WORKSHOP – SUNDAY ONLY