AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Co-sponsored by AAUW Walla Walla and Walla Walla Public Library
Walla Walla Public Library Auditorium, 238 E. Alder, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Three 90 minute programs, open to the public.
April 27 – May 25 – June 29
This is a new series of free 90-minute public programs designed to give local experts the opportunity to explain complex issues to interested citizens – and take their questions. This is not a debate nor a platform for propaganda, but an educational experience predicated on the principles of enlightened civic discourse.
May 25 – The US Army Corps of Engineers and Its Role in Our Region
Alan Feistner, Deputy District Engineer for Project Management
June 29 – Education Pathways: What Roads to Take?
Jessica Gilmore, Dean – Business, Entrepreneurial Programs and Extended Learning, Walla Walla Community College
Fall series dates are: Sept. 28, October 27, Nov. 30
Book Sale Update!
2018 Book Sale dates February 16-18, 2018
Applications are due in early March 2017.Check back for more information as the date gets closer.
Drones, Multi-Copters, & Unmanned Aircraft: The Future of Flight
Twenty-five Hispanic 7th & 8th grade girls from Pioneer and Garrison Middle Schools’ 21st CCLC after school FORWARD initiative participated in a 5 week aviation program focused on the design, creation, and operation of multi-copters (a.k.a. drones). This program ultimately challenged the girls to work in small group teams to complete one of several different tasks: build and fly a multi-level hexacopter (6 propellers), fly a pre-designed quadcopter to designated way-points (i.e. popping balloons), build a quadcopter out of completely new & original materials, and/or fly freestyle. These challenges were demonstrated before a live audience of parents, WWPS staff, and community members. The final results were mixed, but every single girl was successful in defining and pursuing their objective with determination and resiliency. Eager to try again and improve upon their designs and results, the girls are already asking about next year’s club. Congratulations to these students; they are on the forefront of future aviation!