Women in Turning (WIT)

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Women in Turning (WIT) is the newest committee of the AAW, bringing together women worldwide who share a passion for woodturning. WIT is dedicated to encouraging and assisting women in their pursuit of turning, to sharing ideas and processes to further members’ skills and creativity, and to increasing participation of women in the field of woodturning.
 
WIT itself is a committee of the American Association of Woodturners. The AAW WIT committee consists of a chairwoman appointed by the AAW President and the committee which she selects.

 

 



 

Newsletter & Minutes

Stay informed about activities of the WIT Committee and how to get involved.

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Contacts

Have a question or idea? Want to get more involved in WIT? Let us know.

Contacts

Events

Connect with other women for creative learning, sharing, and collaboration.

Events

Calls, Projects & Grants

Opportunities for women to further their woodturning experience.

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WIT Liaison

WIT is working with chapters to increase the number of women members in chapters and AAW.

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Donate to WIT

Support WIT initiatives to encourage and assist women in their pursuit of woodturning.

Donate

Pay it Forward

The mission of WIT is to encourage and retain women in woodturning. Here are some suggestions of how you can help:

  • Introduce a friend or neighbor to woodturning by bringing her to a chapter meeting, 
  • Accompany her to an open shop session, 
  • Teach her in your own shop, and/or 
  • Offer to be her mentor for a year.

If there is a new member in your chapter who is not yet a member of AAW, tell her about AAW’s 60-day guest membership.

Pay it forward. Instead of telling a new member about the guest membership, buy her a membership. In return, she can pay it forward by bringing another new member into the AAW. This generous gift may be the beginning of a lifetime of enjoyment for many new woodturners.

View/download Pay It Forward presentation.

 

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