AAUW fashion show sends three local girls tech camp

August 20, 2013

By Staff

Three middle school students from Issaquah schools attended the AAUW WA Tech Trek camp at Pacific Lutheran University in July thanks to funds raised by the Issaquah branch of the American Association of University Women.

Issaquah’s AAUW branch held a fashion show in April with a profit of $3,400 to fund the campers’ experience. During the show, women strutted their stuff in styles from the Issaquah Chico’s. The event took place at Timber Ridge at Talus.

The 100 available tickets for the event sold out, and tickets for the 24 raffle prizes “sold like hotcakes,” according to a press release. The resulting profit helped the girls attend the camp, which focuses on the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The Issaquah branch of AAUW meets monthly from September to June. It is part of the national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls through public policy efforts, programs and diversity initiatives. Graduates holding a Bachelor, R.N., Associate or equivalent degree from a qualified educational institution may become members.

Learn more at www.aauw-issaquah.org or email membership@aauw-issaquah.org.


Bookmark and Share
Other Stories of Interest:


Got something to say?

Before you comment, please note:

  • These comments are moderated.
  • Comments should be relevant to the topic at hand and contribute to its discussion.
  • Personal attacks and/or excessive profanity will not be tolerated and such comments will not be approved.
  • This is not your personal chat room or forum, so please stay on topic.