We went to Smith Mountain for the 2014 State Conference in April!

2014 state conference3 2014 state conferenc 2014 state conferenc4 2014 state conferenceSix Mt. Vernon Branch members attended the AAUW of Virginia Conference at Smith Mountain Lake on April 4-6, 2014.  AAUW of Virginia charted a course for continued efforts towards Equal Pay for Women,  the focus on STEM issues, and laws to eliminate Human Trafficking.  We had a lot of fun, too!  And, Shirley and Edie won raffle baskets!

Dr. Barbara Ryder was AAUW of Virgina’s Woman of Achievement.  She has an amazing career in computer science.  Currently she is at  Virginia Tech as Chair of the Computer Science Department.  Her photo is top right.