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Welcome to the Laguna Beach, California Branch of AAUW

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners. The mission of AAUW is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.  Our active Laguna Beach branch was founded in 1967 and includes over 150 residents of Laguna Beach and surrounding communities.  Please explore our website to discover more of what we do and consider joining us!

Get Ready for the 33rd Annual Literary Luncheon!

Author! Author!! Author!!! Three award-winning authors are featured at this event to support AAUW’s mission in advancing gender equity.

About this Event

THE American Association of University Women Laguna Beach Branch LITERARY LUNCHEON LAGUNA BEACH FESTIVAL of WOMEN AUTHORS celebrates women authors in March during national Women’s History Month. Fundraising proceeds are administered by AAUW Laguna Beach’s nonprofit arm, the 501-c-3 AAUW Laguna Beach Foundation. Funds raised support tutoring elementary school children, scholarships for middle school girls to attend Tech Trek STEM summer camps at UCSD, scholarships for graduating high school girls, and for college women at OCC, LCAD, and UCI. Funds help carry out AAUW’s mission of advancing gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

More about the Event

Prior to the Surf & Sand Resort delicious luncheon and program, participants enjoy a Silent Auction filled with unique items to bid on: art work, books, restaurant and boutique gift certificates, spa treatments, designer jewelry, hotel stays — the list goes on! They will also enjoy an Opportunity Drawing before the luncheon and program.

This fundraiser will feature Rufi Thorpe, Jill G. Hall, and Maggie Shipstead as author speakers. Books by the authors will be on sale both before and after the event and the speakers will be pleased to sign readers’ books.

The Literary Luncheon furthers our promise to help deserving women and girls and, and through them, society at large – a promise of equity, leadership, scholarship, and excellence.

Doors open at 11am for a no-host bar, a silent auction, opportunity drawings, book sales and to meet the authors. The luncheon and program runs from 12 noon to 2:30.

Click here to see the biographies of the authors.

When: Saturday March 28, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Surf  & Sand Resort, 1555 So. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach.
Reservations: $95 by 3/21/20 to AAUW-LBF, P.O. Box 189, Laguna Beach CA 92652.
Information:  Cochairs Farie Momayez and Audrey Locke.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

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