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AAUW Oklahoma Biennial State Convention: Women Rising!
Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 1, 2018
The AAUW/OK state convention was held at POSTOAK Lodge in Tulsa on June 29 through July 1. Presentations included a legislative update from the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition, Title IX implementation at NSU, human trafficking in Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s public education crises, and sharing of branch projects (Weatherford’s SAGE STEAM Camp and Edmond’s Girls Hall of Fame). New State Officers and Committee Chairs were inducted during the business meeting for the 2018 to 2020 term (see Leadership). The conference concluded with AAUW CEO Kim Churches presenting the newly completed AAUW Strategic Plan – for more information, see the video in this link: https://www.aauw.org/resource/2018-state-convention-presentation/ That evening, AAUW/OK hosted a screening of “Mankiller,” a documentary of the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller. Stay tuned for information about the 2019 State Leadership Conference…