American Association of University Women (AAUW)
AAUW promotes equity for women and girls, education over the life span, and positive social change. Go to www.aauw.org. Meets every 3rd Saturday at 10 AM; location varies; no cost.
American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA)
ASWA seeks to enable women in all fields of accounting to achieve their personal, professional and economic potential. Go to www.springfieldaswa.com. Meets every 2nd Thursday from 11:45 AM - 1 PM; UniversityPlaza; Lunch $20 members, $30 guests.
Association for Women In Communications, Inc. (AWC)
AWC champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. Go to www.womcom.org. Meets every 1st Tuesday from 11:30 AM (networking) to 1 PM, Program at noon; the OasisConvention Center; Guests $15, Students/Members $10.
Executive Women's Club (EWC)
EWC provides a forum for sharing ideas, mutual support and promoting education on special needs of success-oriented career women. E-mail Terry Baum. Meets every 3rd Thursday at noon; Ryan's on S. Campbell.
Greater Ozarks Business & Professional Women (GOBPW)
GOBPW is part of a national network of women and men dedicated to improving opportunities for women in the workforce. Go to www.gobpw.org. Evening meeting every 1st Tuesday at 5:30 PM ;Lunch meeting every 3rd Tuesday from 11:30 AM - 1 PM; RSVP required; location varies.
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
Professional organization designed to enhance and support skills of career-minded administrative professionals. Meetings are 4th Thursday beginning at 5:30 PM, at The Pasta House at 4106 S. National, RSVPs required. For more information contact Colleen Neill or go to www.iaap-springfieldmetro.org.
League of Women Voters (LWV)
LWV is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed, active citizen participation in government and influencing public policy. E-mail or go to www.lwvsgf.org. Meets 3rd Saturday 9 AM at Panera on National and Elm; 3rd Tuesday noon at Drury Findlay Student Center; 3rd Wednesday 1:30 PM at Christian Church 1515 S. National.
Queen City Sertoma (QCS)
Queen City Sertoma was founded in 1999 for working women, whether employed or retired. Queen City's primary goal is to support the Boys & Girls Clubs with fundraising and volunteering in a manor that promotes new friendships and inter-club relations. Go to www.sertoma.org. Meets every Monday at 5:30 PM; Sertoma Building 318 S. Campbell.
Republic Business and Community Women (RBCW)
Organized to help our community and improve the environment of women's workplaces and lives. Go to firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets every 4th Tuesday at 5:30 PM; Republic Library.
Stone Soup Ministries
Essentially a clearing-house for information and resources, "Stone Soup Ministries" was set up as a neutral third party between existing service organizations and a resource for initiating new services in order to meet the needs of the community we serve. E-mail Terri Reed or go to www.stonesoupministries.org.
MSU Gender Studies Committee
Gender studies examines issues concerning the concept of gender, and how this concept affects many aspects of individual and community life. E-mail Dr. Sharmistha Self at Missouri State Universityby e-mail (email@example.com) or go to www.missouristate.edu/gst.
Women in Need (WIN)
Women In Need is a not-for-profit organization which provides assistance to working women who are experiencing a financial setback. WIN earmarks its resources for women who do not receive financial assistance from governmental agencies or for whom services are not available from other area agencies. Contact Katherina Kalman.
Women's Intersports Network (WIN)
WIN is an organization to recognize and support girls and women's amateur and professional sports competition in the greater Springfield metropolitan area. Go to www.springfieldwin.com.