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She's the First is a global nonprofit that empowers college students in their campus chapter to become advocates for girls' education, specifically the first in their families to graduate high school, in low income countries.
She's the First is a national nonprofit that spreads awareness and raises money for girls' education in low income nations. American University's chapter was established in 2012.
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Our next fundraiser is our annual #SweatforSTF event at CorePower Yoga in Tenleytown! 🧘♀️🧘♂️This year, we've partnered up to raise money for girls education through promoting a healthy lifestyle and opening up a discounted Yoga Sculpt class this Thursday at 6:30 PM - as spots are limited (about 40 open) you won't want to miss the opportunity! 🚴♀️✨ You can sign up on our google doc below to reserve your spot, and we encourage attending about 15 mins early to get set up for the start of an amazing class for an even better cause ! 🤩
Hope to see you there! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScfOQyKg4ZR5j9BSXlLNUF-RlWusEp5ZaZZ3WlcFgbBLeJqIA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1m5BueIiho-rJuIVjX9ogPEbgOwFYdwjujVCmtc4H-KBzTMap0D5mOcWE
The picnic has been moved to in front of the Student Health Center!
Tomorrow! On the Quad! at 2PM!
A quick reminder that we are having our She's the First picnic for members, new students, and everyone else interested in girls education and having a positive global impact! There will be snacks, blankets, and backyard games as well as plenty of opportunity to learn more about What We Do and how to get involved on and off campus to support girls education globally :) We hope to see you there, don't be a stranger and bring your friends!!
Congrats to our new fall eboard!! So excited to see how our next semester will go!
Congratulations to our Spring 2019 E-Board! Looking forward to what next semester will bring. We hope everyone’s surviving finals! Swipe to see how She’s the First is feeling!
Hey STF Fam! We know it’s a stressful time of year as you’re gearing up for finals. Come out to our last meeting of the night to hang out and de-stress before finals week! Feel free to bring a snack to share. Hope to see you there!
Join us tonight in SIS 102 for our last GAP discussion of the semester! We will be talking about economic empowerment. Also, if you haven’t already, make sure you send in your E-Board applications by 8 pm tonight! Here is the link to the Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNii982IOop1xuSIdBqcVICuTZimkcGCig39IgnPCeQF47XA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3V55jzBvT5VSGlZYLjnxQw-JpT9kZFVLZBNB06awV1Ofze_mFJlsBH9YM
Hey STF Fam! Do you want to make a change within our chapter next semester? If so, applications for E-board are due tomorrow at 8 pm! Feel free to ask any current E-board members about their positions!
Apply at this link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNii982IOop1xuSIdBqcVICuTZimkcGCig39IgnPCeQF47XA/viewform
Instead of our usual Wednesday meeting tomorrow night, we will be attending AU NAACP’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner. We are so excited to be co-sponsoring this awesome event! All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the DC education non-profit Soul. Make sure to purchase your tickets at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/au-naacp-annual-thanksgiving-dinner-tickets-51624440090. Get ready for a night of fun and delicious food!
Tonight we will be having our weekly meeting in SIS 102. Join us for a discussion about the midterm elections and some fun bonding games! Looking forward to seeing you!
Make sure you get out there today and vote or send in your ballots! Also, don’t forget that TONIGHT is the AU Dems Election Night Watch Party! Can’t wait to see you all at 7 pm in SIS!
Election Day is only FIVE days away! Remember to send in those absentee ballots, and join us on the night of the 6th for the AU Dems Election Night Watch Party! RSVP to the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/364634477654578/
Happy Halloween everyone! Reminder that there is NO meeting tonight. Enjoy your night off and eat lots of candy!
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Day of the Girl Summit this past Saturday! If you missed the event and still want to see the awesome panels we had, videos are up on our page!
DOTG Women in the Environment Panel 2018
Women in Sports Panel 2018
Day of the Girl 2018 Girls’ Education Panel
Day of the Girl Summit is TODAY! Join us in Battelle Atrium at 11 am for a day of inspiring speakers and free Chipotle!
Here is the final schedule for Day of the Girl. The event is just THREE days away! We are so excited to see you there. Make sure to RSVP to the event on Facebook and invite your friends!
Come out to our weekly meeting tomorrow night to learn more about our scholars and the way nationals has changed the way we associate with our scholars. We will also be discussing how you can get involved with helping out during Day of the Girl! Can't wait to see you there!
Our annual Day of the Girl Summit is happening in just FOUR days! We will be having some amazing women come in and talk about the challenges of being a woman in their fields of work and what we can do to solve these issues. Lunch will be catered from Chipotle at noon! Get ready for an incredible day talking about the power of being a woman!
Do you need a new headshot for your Linkedin or Handshake profile? Join STF tomorrow night for our weekly meeting where we will have a student photographer taking headshots!
Loretta Lynch is coming to campus in just FIVE days! Make sure you come out to this incredible event! Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis and doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Happy International Day of the Girl from all of us at STF American! Take some time today to recognize all the amazing women in your lives!
Hey STF Fam! With everything going on in the news and the stress of midterm exams, we're going to be having a self care night for our meeting. Please feel free to bring a snack to share! Hope to see you there!
Yesterday, members of STF AU visited the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument. We are so glad we got to learn more about how women fought for the right to vote! Swipe to see our recreation photo of women from the National Woman's Party! @ Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
STF American is going to #bakeachange for the whole month of October! We will be selling Georgetown Cupcakes every Thursday in October in MGC. Don't miss out on our first sale tomorrow! All proceeds will go to our scholars.
Hey STF fam! Hope you're having a wonderful week! Come to our general body meeting tonight where we'll be having a feminist scavenger hunt around campus! We'll meet in SIS 102 first before we go outside. Can't wait to see you all there!
Join us tomorrow night in SIS 102 for our weekly meeting! We'll be talking about our upcoming events for the rest of the semester, including our cupcake sale this Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Can't wait to see you there!
Due to scheduling conflicts, our meeting tonight is now being held in SIS 113. Looking forward to seeing you all tonight!
Join STF American for our second meeting tomorrow night at 8 pm in SIS 102! We will be having a GAP discussion about women in politics, and you can sign up for an absentee ballot for your state if you haven't done so yet. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Hey STF Fam! We hope you've been having a great first few weeks of school. We're so excited to announce that we are going to be having our first general body meeting tomorrow night at 8 pm in Letts Formal Lounge. Join us to learn more about what our club is all about. Returning members are also encouraged to attend. We can't wait to see you tomorrow night!
Last weekend our treasurer Michaela attended the STF Summit in NYC! She heard from so many women making changes in the world, including a few STF scholars. We're so glad Michaela had the opportunity to learn from such awesome women #stfamerican #stfsummit
We have raised over $4500 for girls' education! Thank you to all who have donated and participated in our events that helped us reach our fundraising goal!
We would love to say congratulations to the new Executive Board of the 2018 Fall Semester! We cannot wait to see what they have in store!
President: Allison Johntry
VP of Programming: EmmaLeah Hardin
VP of Engagement: Michaela Downey
Treasurer: Michaela Becconsall
PR Coordinator: Lizzy Tarallo
Secretary: Emily Chun
GAP Representative: Kathryn Scavuzzo
We will have our last meeting of the semester today @8pm in SIS 300! Also, have you voted for the new E-Board yet? Be sure to click here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2ZjyfnqPLyXRY15cRme0Ajcc9n26HhEUZeG3tuhp7rv8sGQ/viewform?usp=sf_link to cast your vote! You can only vote once. Be sure to look at the candidate bios to make your choice.
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Passionate about women's education? Apply to be on the E-Board! All positions are open. Please review the position description document for the list of responsibilities for each role. Applications are due this Friday and voting will begin next week! Reach out to any of the current board members for any questions.
*Please note that some positions may require previous experience on the STF E-Board
If you have been a member of STF for a while and are looking to get more involved, we would love to have you join our e-board! All e-board members are required to attend weekly chapter meetings and e-board meetings for the fall 2018 semester. BEFORE APPLYING: please read the position descriptions in...
The gala is TONIGHT! Get ready to honor some amazing women from the AU community, enjoy a delicious meal, and enter in some raffles for awesome prizes! Tickets are still available on Eventbrite and we will be selling at the door. Don't miss out on an incredible evening! #empoweredwomen #STFgala
The gala is just ONE day away! We are so happy to have two groups of strong women cosponsoring this event. Thank you Alpha Epsilon Phi and Sigma Delta Tau! If you haven't bought your ticket yet, now is the time! Link is in our bio; we can't wait to see you tomorrow! #strongwomen #STFgala
The gala is just TWO days away! We are so excited to be honoring former STF president Lauren Beeslee, founder of REbeL Serena Nangia, and president of The Blackprint Jenna Caldwell. Join us this Saturday to support these incredible women! Tickets can be purchased at the link in our bio. #empoweringwomen
We’re proud to announce that we will be honoring Dr. Jane Palmer and Dr. Jennifer Lawless at our annual gala this Saturday!! The gala is just three days away so don’t forget to purchase tickets (link in bio) to help us honor the incredible work that these women have done!! See you there! 💙🎉❤️ #shesthefirst #womenempowerment
It is, once again, time for our weekly E-Board spotlight! We would love for all of you to get to know our lovely President of the AU Chapter for She's the First, Morgan Soudry!
Why did you join STF?
"I came to college looking to join a club that I was passionate about, but having no idea what that would be. After I went to the first STF meeting I fell in love with the organization and was inspired by the strong group of women who made up the eboard. " - Morgan Soudry (President)
We are happy to be co-sponsoring this special event of the New York Times! Join us this Thursday in viewing Chelsea Handler's speech! Also, have you bought tickets to our gala yet? Be sure to get yours today by clicking on the Eventbrite link on our Facebook event page. All proceeds will go towards girls' education!
As a reminder, we will be having a general body meeting today at 8pm in SIS 300. We will have some fun bonding activities, as well as a few announcements regarding upcoming events including the gala!
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