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Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The National Association of University Women., Inc. has chosen Atlanta, Georgia as their 68th National Convention location. The convention will convene at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta where 400 women are expected from July 31 – August 5, 2012. NAUW will host its Public Meeting on July 31st from 7 PM to 10 PM.

According to National Publicity Chair, Evelyn Wright, “the convention will serve as a wonderful time to collaborate, network, meet new friends, tour the beautiful city of Atlanta and strategize about the vision, focus and growth of this illustrious organization”.

NAUW’s mission is to serve women, youth and the disadvantaged in communities and developing countries by addressing educational issues, advancing the status of women’s issues and strategically partnering with allied organizations. The National Association of University Women has a long and rich history of service to the disadvantaged in communities throughout the United States. This service began when Mary Church Terrell, Sara Brown, Winifred Brown, and Mary Cromwell formed the College Alumnae Club in the District of Columbia in 1910. Having recently celebrated its Centennial Anniversary, members of the organization pride themselves on being Progressive Women: Redefining Community Service for the 21st Century.

The convention will be hosted by the NAUW-Atlanta branch which services the Atlanta Metro Community. For more information about the convention, email the chairpersons Eurtistine Holt and Winifred Elam at eurtholt@aol.com or wmelam788@yahoo.com.

For more information about NAUW, visit www.nauw1910.org

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