Programs

Thursday, April 15, 7pm.   Certified Financial Planner Emily Tolson of RBC Wealth Management will discuss steps you can take to make your life more economically secure.  The discussion includes a workbook, Women And Wealth WorkbookJoin the Zoom meeting.  

Ms. Tolson joined RBC Wealth Management in 2011 and has worked with a wide range of individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a focus on comprehensive wealth management and personalized financial planning. She holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and has passed the Series 7 and 66 securities exams.  She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in international business and was a member of the College Park Scholar’s

Watch the film “The Lakota Daughters” and the discussion that followed at the February 18, 2021, branch meeting.   The film is about the women and girls living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, and the hard-scrabble life they live on the reservation. Following the film will be a Q&A session with the producer and director of the film, Victoria Kupchinetsky (film producer at Voice of America). Also joining the discussion is Kelly Hallman, founder of IMAGEN, the organization featured in the film that mentors women and girls at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  

Link to film:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5hpuifMj7U.  Link to discussion:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/kou5xpj9me9mibp/zoom_02-18-2021%20Lakota%20Women.mp4?dl=0

Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 7:00pm via Zoom – COVID-19 Update.

Join us for a presentation by Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA on COVID-19, with an emphasis on vaccines. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched us all in a variety of ways. The availability of two vaccines raises the possibility of at least a partial return to previous normal sometime in late 2021. With these thoughts in mind, we arranged for the January program to be a speaker on COVID-19. Dr. Auwaerter (see bio below) will speak on both the novel COVID virus and the vaccines.

As always, our meetings are open to the public. Email baltimore-md @aauw.net for Zoom details.

Paul G. Auwaerter, MD is the Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, serving as the Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Auwaerter also serves as the Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Point of Care-Information Technology (POC-IT) Center producing the Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic), JH HIV, JH Osler, JH Psychiatry, and JH Diabetes Guides. Dr. Auwaerter serves as Editor-in-Chief of the ABX Guide that, over the last 20 years, has grown to be a standard reference for ID-related clinical decision support and rationale for antimicrobial management. His research and clinical interests include improving the diagnosis and care for patients with Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections as well as work in surgical infections, Epstein-Barr virus, respiratory diseases, fever of unknown origin and antibiotic resistance. He is a Past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the largest professional society worldwide related to infectious diseases. He earned his MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, completing his residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.

 Thursday, November 19, 2020, 7pm via Zoom –What the elections will mean for Maryland women and their families.”

Join the members of the Baltimore Branch, AAUW, and their guests as they gather after the election to hear Dr. Catherine Hill speak on “What the elections will mean for Maryland women and their families.” As always, our meetings are open to the public.

Catherine Hill, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Women’s Legislative Caucus, a bipartisan organization of 75 legislators dedicated to improving women and their families’ lives through legislation. Founded in 1972, it is the oldest of its kind in the nation. The Caucus is a leader in the Maryland General Assembly on gender-based violence, women’s economic security, and educational equity.

Previously, Dr. Hill was the Vice President for Research at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), a Study Director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), and an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia. She has published extensively on women’s issues, including the gender pay gap, women’s leadership, and sexual harassment; her work has been widely cited in the media, including The Washington Post, Forbes, and National Public Radio (NPR). Dr. Hill teaches “Gender, Politics, and the Law” at George Washington University in the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Department. She has a BA in anthropology from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Policy Development, Rutgers University.

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89149684836?pwd=STgxdzgzcVJsemhud2EwdUtIUW1zUT09

Meeting ID: 891 4968 4836; Passcode: 011221

Dial by phone  (no video) +1 301 715 8592 (Germantown)