The Women’s University Club of Seattle held its annual Brava! awards celebration April 23. The event honors outstanding women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community. Nominations for the awards are received from club members, from professional organizations, and from community leaders. The ceremony also honors scholarship […]
Wise Words from Wise Leaders on Today’s Women
More women have gotten elected in the last 10 years than in the last 10 centuries, and although America lags way behind the international average (we rank 70 out of 165 bin the world), and Washington State (which used to boast 40% women in our legislature and now has 32%), we are kicking up our […]
Oct. 18: Philip Chan recognized as volunteer of year by KCBA Pro Bono Services
Philip Chan was among six people who earned the 2011 Volunteer of the Year award. Chan was presented with the Bring it On Award at a ceremony held at the Women’s University Club. Chan began volunteering with the King County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program in January 2011. Since then, he has worked with […]
Blog: The proper way to throw a theme-party
The future’s so bright, I have to wear shades. Such was the theme of the Women’s University Club’s 97th anniversary celebration.
Feb 12: Mandy Kwan wins Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award
Mandy Kwan has won the Violet Richardson Award by Soroptimist International of Seattle Metropolitan. This award honors young women for volunteer action.
Blog: Goodwill fashion show at the WUC
It is often a challenge for social clubs to think of interesting programs for meetings. Goodwill Industries International, Inc., may be able to solve this problem.
Elaine Chu has accepted a position as financial analyst at Casey Family Programs/Foundation, a Seattle nonprofit agency focused on improving the lives of youths in foster care. Chu helped chair a recent Women of Color Empowered luncheon and is a new member of the Women’s University Club. (end)