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  • Tech Trek Campers announced

    Linda Flores, contributing writer|Jun 8, 2024

    The mission of American Association of University Women (AAUW) is "to advance gender equality for women and girls through research, education and advocacy." One of the ways in which the Tehachapi Mountain Branch does this is by sponsoring local girls to attend Tech Trek, a residential science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp. The camps are designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. They are run entirely by...

  • Tech Trek campers announced

    Linda Flores, contributing writer|Jul 8, 2023

    The mission of American Association of University Women (AAUW) is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy. One of the ways in which the Tehachapi Mountain Branch does this is by sponsoring local girls to attend "Tech Trek," a residential science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp. The camps are designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. They are run entirely by AAUW...

  • Tech Trek Campers share their experiences

    Linda Flores, Tech Trek Coordinator|Oct 29, 2022

    At the October meeting of the Tehachapi Mountain Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women), the four young women who were selected to attend Tech Trek this past summer shared some of their experiences. They are Kennedi Clark, Aliya Meza, Gianna Moreno and Isabella Nunez. All four are students at Jacobsen Middle School, and all attended camp at UC Santa Barbara. Tech Trek is a one-week STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) camp sponsored by AAUW. It's designed to make...

  • Tech Trek attendees share their experiences

    Linda Flores|Oct 26, 2019

    At a recent American Association of University Women (AAUW) meeting, two of the girls selected to attend Tech Trek this past summer shared some of their experiences. Tech Trek is a one-week STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) camp sponsored by AAUW. It's designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. Tech Trek features hands-on activities in math, science and related fields. Caitlyn Chitwood attended camp at UC...

  • Installation of new officers

    Linda Flores|May 11, 2019

    The Tehachapi Mountain Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently held their annual end-of-year meeting. Election and installation of new officers for the 2019-2020 year was held, and appointed positions were also announced. New officers include: President, Laura Amstead; President Elect, Joan Cote'; Program Vice Presidents, Jan Combs and Lauren Hollen; Membership Vice President, Joanne Beckett; AAUW Funds Vice President, Janice Armstrong; Secretary, Connie Brehm;...

  • AAUW visits The Spaceship Company

    Linda Flores|Aug 18, 2018

    On a recent Saturday morning, the Tehachapi Mountain Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) sponsored a tour of The Spaceship Company (TSC) and Virgin Galactic (VG) in Mojave. AAUW members and their families, as well as two of our Tech Trek families, participated. The tour took place in the FAITH hangar, where final assembly and testing of the aircraft takes place. Our very knowledgeable tour guide Katie Westley, who is a Tech Writer for TSC and leads their community outreach...