Now Announcing…

October 20, 2008

AAUW has selected the new Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2008–09 year! We received a large number of applications this year, and we are heartened by how many wonderful women leaders there are across the country.

The 10 women selected for this year’s council come from a variety of backgrounds and have held a range of leadership positions on their campuses. We are excited to have them involved with AAUW as advisers and local leaders. The SAC members will also attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders in June 2009 as student leaders.

Meet the members of this year’s SAC:

  • Brittany Anderton is majoring in cell and molecular biology and serves as the co-captain of the women’s track and field team.
  • Meg Beyer is majoring in women’s studies, sociology and anthropology, and founded the Campus Coalition to Stop Sex Trafficking.
  • Frances Dávila is majoring in culture and politics, with an emphasis on women’s rights, and serves as a program assistant at the campus Women’s Center.
  • Catherine Grandorff is double majoring in English and Spanish and works as a campaign organizer for the Feminist Majority Foundation.
  • Tammy Hong will receive her master’s degree in college student personnel and administration and serves as the assistant resident hall coordinator for the university housing services.
  • Debborah Bratton-Lugo is majoring in history and established the first history club at her college.
  • Pamela Nakanelua is majoring in family resources and is a committee leader for the Koolau Village public playground project.
  • Ashlee Oliver is double majoring in biology and women and gender studies and serves as the president for the Students Anti-Genocide Coalition.
  • Taqwaa Falaq Saleem will receive her master’s degree in English and serves as the Chatham County Youth Commission graduate adviser.
  • Sabrina Stewart is majoring in mass communications and serves as the president of the Audio Engineering Society.

The SAC members will write guest blogs throughout the year, so you will have a chance to read about their student leadership experiences and ideas firsthand! You can visit the AAUW website to read more about the new SAC members and to learn more about the SAC in general.

Don’t forget our other great student opportunity, Campus Action Projects! The application deadline is November 7, 2008.

Holly Kearl By:   |   October 20, 2008

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