From Aug. 2-8 the National Association of University Women will hold their 67th National Convention to celebrate 100 years of service in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. Founded in 1910, NAUW’s goal is to stimulate young women to attain professional excellence, exert influence in movements for civic good, and promote a close personal and intellectual fellowship among professional women.

Events for the convention include a Founder’s Luncheon, Centennial Celebration Gala, President’s Luncheon, Awards and Youth Luncheon, and a visit to the grave of one of the founders, Mary Church Terrell. A Public Program and Reception planned for the night of Aug 3. at the Capital Hyatt, is open to District residents.

If you are interested in purchasing tickets to any of the luncheons or dinners please contact the National Headquarters at 202-547-967 or Linda Ester at 708-868-2528.

 

Krishana Davis

AFRO Staff Writers