Welcome to the Freehold Area Branch of AAUW

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See our Programs & Meetings Calendar (Join Us)!

Join us at our monthly Branch Meetings!

(Open to the Public)

Our next meeting:  February 9, 2023 (7 PM) on Zoom 

Edwina Sessons

Speaker: Edwina Sessons – Edwina is a long time member of NAACP and has been our AAUW State Diversity Chair since 2017. She will talk about AAUW’s commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity in our country.  Also, Lew 2022-2023 Williams & Joan Odud Scholarships will be presented to Lori Bivona and Nicole Galante

Lori Bivona

Nicole Galante








Members of the branch have been sent the Zoom link. Others that wish to attend, please email us to receive the Zoom link.


The Lew Williams & Joan Odud Scholarship

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National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)


May 31 – June 3, 2023

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Members Only

(Some Programs & Meetings are for Members Only! Password is Required!)

The password has been changed for the Members Only pages, so only members that have renewed their memberships for 2022-2023 have access to these pages.

Google Calendar (Members Only)

(Only vaccinated individuals are invited to join our in-person meetings.)

Newsletters (Members Only)

Directory (Members Only)

Trips & Activities (Members Only)

See pictures from our Holiday Luncheon Celebration at Dusal’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Book Sale

The 2023 Book Sale will be held June 21-24, 2023!

Thanks to all that donated books, volunteered and attended our prior book sales!

New DONATIONS are now being accepted!

Getting Ready!

Please email us to make arrangements. 

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Lew Williams and Joan Odud Scholarship

The Application Period for the Lew Williams & Joan Odud Scholarship

for the 2023-2024 Academic Year will begin in January, 2023

See the Freehold Area Branch Scholarships Page for more information

Freehold Area Branch Scholarships

AWARD Recipients

 Election of Officers


Nominating Committee Chair: Phyllis Ostrega

Committee: Nancy Lee Krosner, Batsheva (Shevi) Salberg

Positions: Membership, Programming and President

Slate of Officers to be approved at our Branch meeting in April!

Please send nominations to Phyllis Ostrega!


Nominating Committee Chair: Maizie Frenkiel

Committee: Joan Drager, Maizie Frenkiel (Chair), & Liz Rothman

Slate of Officers was approved at our Branch meeting on April 7!


Co-Secretaries: Chris Dasaro and Nancy Krosner

Treasurer: Linda Levine

Vice President for Communications & Webmaster: Batsheva (Shevi) Salberg

October 2, 2021

AAUW National supports a woman’s right to choose

and was an official partner in “The Rally for Abortion Justice”

Several of our Freehold members will be attending the rally in Red Bank.


AAUW Freehold Area Branch Members at “The Rally for Abortion Justice” in Red Bank NJ – October 2, 2021

Members (Only) – Password Required: Please see our Members Only pages.

Slide Show for New Members!

The Freehold Area Branch of AAUW was founded in 1969 and has members from the Western Monmouth County area. 

Our branch unites college women in this vicinity for work on the educational, civic and social problems of the community; aids promising women students by providing opportunities for higher education and research; and cooperates in the programs of the AAUW.

AAUW Mission

“To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.”

Join our Branch! Our members are women of diverse cultures, backgrounds and professions. Membership is open to women and men who hold an associate degree or equivalent, bachelors or higher degrees.

Joining our Branch will give you access to “Members Only” information and resources, from our Branch, from AAUW of New Jersey and from AAUW National.

Already a member? Become active, volunteer and take a stand on crucial issues affecting women. Call or email one of our branch contacts below and sign up to play a vital role in promoting education and equity.

Returning Members – Renew your Membership

Renew your memberships online!

Dues can be paid via credit card, or can be paid by check (payable to “Freehold AAUW”)  DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT! Find your existing account, by entering your email, and using “forgot password”.

See our Membership Page for further details!

See our Newsletter (available to Members only)

for specific information about our programs, interests and activities.

Keep in touch with branch members and join the conversation at aauwfreehold google group
(Our google group is restricted to members only.)

Freehold Branch Contacts

For general inquiries, please contact us via email!

Someone from our Branch will reply to you.

Register for the free Work Smart Online Course Now!

AAUW has already trained over 100,000 women online!