AAUW celebrates achievements and supports education
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Issue 18, Volume 18.
At the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) annual Math Science Breakfast held April 25 at Fallbrook Library, Elizabeth Leader, left, chair of the math and science committee, and AAUW president Guity Balow, right, celebrate Jessica Villagomez’ and Isabella Nider’s nomination to AAUW Tech Trek camp. Also recognized but not in attendance were Samantha Saple, Myca Ingram, and Audrey Peterson. After telling the audience about their experiences at the 2013 AAUW Tech Trek, a weeklong science and math camp, these young ladies were presented with teddy bears wearing Tech Trek t-shirts, from left, AAUW Tech Trek chair Susan Duling, Jocelyn Leach, Gabrielle Martinez, Olivia Zalevsky, and Ashley Arzate. Julie Hill, a mechanical engineer with Exxon Mobil, explains her education and career to the audience at the AAUW Math and Science Breakfast April 25. The breakfast is held each year to recognize and encourage young women’s interest and accomplishments in math and science. Young women chosen to attend the AAUW Tech Trek 2014, a week-long science and math camp were recognized at the Math and Science Breakfast, from left, Phoebe Anderson, Katherine McGraw, Christiana Pineda, Genevieve Foley, and Madison Mogilski. Fallbrook veterinarian, Kathy Earle, DVM, speaks to the audience at the AAUW Math and Science Breakfast April 25. Dr. Earle told the story of her years of work to complete her veterinary degree. She also spoke to the young women in the audience about the rewards of her career and how she balanced her job needs with her responsibilities as a mother. Brooke Coleman, an optometrist in Fallbrook, talks about her job caring for people’s eyes at the AAUW Science and Math Breakfast April 25. The audience at the Fallbrook Library community room included middle school/junior high school students interested in math and science, their parents, and AAUW members. Speakers and officers at the April 25 Fallbrook AAUW Math and Science Breakfast include from left, Elizabeth Leader, math and science chair; Dr. Kathy Earle, veterinarian; Julie Hill, keynote speaker and mechanical engineer with Exxon Mobil; Sally Whitlock, retired educator, and Guity Balow, president. Entrepreneur and business owner Sally Broff explains how she was successful in selling electronic parts during her career in fields previously dominated by men. Broff spoke as a mentor at the AAUW Science and Math Recognition Breakfast April 25. Retired educator Sally Whitlock tells the audience at the AAUW breakfast about her career as a biology teacher and the challenges and rewards she had while teaching. Whitlock continues to stay professionally active as co-president of the local chapter of the Calif. Retired Teachers Association.
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