On Saturday, March 12, at 9 a.m., Helen Rocha, an American Association of University Women Fund recipient, will speak to Oakdale Riverbank Escalon Branch members and guests about her journey, career goals and how she came to receive this award. Ms. Rocha’s Career Development Grant is assisting her this year as she pursues a master’s degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in engineering management. A licensed civil engineer, she is passionate about helping communities with their water supplies and infrastructure. She also mentors women engineering students at California State University, Sacramento.
The 9 a.m. to noon program will be held at a member’s home. The cost of the brunch, catered by Café Bliss, is $12. Prospective members in the Oakdale, Riverbank, or Escalon area are invited to attend. Contact Membership Vice President, Arlene Jones at (209) 847-1477 for information and directions and to make reservations.
Graduates holding an associates or higher degree from an institution of the AAUW list of qualified institutions and persons holding an honorary degree are eligible for membership in AAUW. For further information about AAUW, log on to www.aauw.org.