November Meeting & Program Topic:
Deeper in Debt and the Work Smart Advantage
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St. Milwaukee, WI 53202
Social 5:45 p.m., Program 6:15-7:15
Today’s U.S. college student body is more diverse than ever before—and increasingly female. Women will earn 57% of bachelor’s degrees in 2019. In fact, women will outpace men in obtaining degrees at all levels of higher education. However, this comes at a time when the cost of college attendance is at a record high. As a result, more students are taking out loans and leaving school with an unprecedented level of student debt. This is especially true for women, who tend to take on more debt; and in part because of the gender pay gap, they take longer to pay it off. Join us at the next American Association of University Women (AAUW) Milwaukee branch meeting to learn more about this topic and how you can address it by taking Work Smart, AAUW’s online salary negotiation workshop for women. This event is free and open to the public. Hot hors d’oeuvres will be served during the social. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About AAUW Milwaukee
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has:
The Milwaukee Branch is proud of this heritage, and that of our Branch, established in 1894.
Since its founding, our members have been engaged in the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to the mission is reflected in all aspects of our endeavors within the Milwaukee Branch, which awards approximately $50,000 in scholarships and financial aid to Milwaukee high school and college students, each year.
If you would like to attend an upcoming branch meeting or learn more about joining, please contact us!
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