Welcome to the Chapel Hill, NC Branch of AAUW!

AAUW Tea featuring Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Thursday, April 28
2p.m.–4p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures

Stephanie Elizondo GriestWe are honored to have Stephanie Elizondo Griest, a globe-trotting author from South Texas, to speak at our tea. A renowned public speaker, she is Assistant Professor of Creative Nonfiction at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her books include the award-winning memoirs Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana (Villard/Random House, 2004) and Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines (Washington Square Press/Simon & Schuster, 2008); the best-selling guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go (Travelers’ Tales, 2007); and the forthcoming All the Agents & Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands (UNC Press, 2017). She has also written for the New York Times, Washington Post, The Believer, and the Oxford American, and she edited the anthology Best Women’s Travel Writing 2010. If you have a chance, please visit her website at StephanieElizondoGriest.com.

Please make plans to come! Invite friends! It is truly a fun event every year.
Our members always provide delicious finger food, and there will be plenty of coffee and tea. But best of all, all proceeds go to AAUW’s Education Opportunity Fund.


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners.

For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.

The Chapel Hill Branch includes residents of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties. Founded on March 15, 1923, it has been a positive influence locally for the advancement of women for the past 86 years.

The Chapel Hill Branch provides:

Please contact chapelhillncaauw@gmail.com with any questions.