2017 AAUW-NM State Convention in Los Alamos
April 21 through April 23
AAUW-NM State Convention
April 21-23, 2017
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Hilltop Views: Advancing Innovation and Gender Equity
During the convention, we will be voting on the AAUW-NM Proposed Revised Bylaws . Please review these changes prior to the convention.
The AAUW-NM Policies and Procedures, Volume I and Volume II , have also been revised and approved by the Leadership Team. The Policies and Procedures do not need approval by the general membership. They are included here for your information only.
Start Smart / Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops
AAUW’s Start Smart and Work Smart programs are designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages. By learning strategies and practicing effective language, participants gain valuable skills they can use throughout their lives — well beyond their next negotiation.
Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for college students about to enter the job market. According to AAUW’s research, women one year out of college are paid only 82 percent of what their male counterparts receive. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you are prepared to Negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gap early, Improve your lifelong earning potential, Articulate your value, Build confidence in your negotiation style, and Sharpen your budgeting skills.
Created for working women, Work Smart is an interactive workshop that teaches you to evaluate, negotiate, and articulate your worth confidently in the job market. AAUW’s expert facilitators lead discussions on the gender pay gap and its personal effects, while small group activities and role-play exercises give you the opportunity to create and perfect your persuasive salary pitches. You learn objective research and benchmarking skills to establish an equitable target salary, whether you are Striving for a promotion, Asking for a raise, or Negotiating a new salary.
Tech Trek New Mexico will take place on the campus of New Mexico Tech in Socorro, NM June 18-24, 2017.