Megan Seely Receives 2019 Women of Distinction Honor

Megan started teaching Sociology and Women’s Studies in 1999 after receiving her Master of Arts degree in 1998. She teaches a full range of Sociology classes, including Introduction to Sociology, The Family, Social Problems, Sex and Gender, Race and Ethnic Relations as well as a variety of Women’s Studies courses.

In addition to teaching, Megan has a long tenure of volunteering in the community and working for social justice. She chairs the Gender Equity Club and is an advisor to the Feminist Club. She has lived abroad as an exchange student in both high school and college, giving her a broad range of cultural experiences which inform her teaching.

Megan has also published her first book in 2007 entitled Fight Like A Girl: How to be a fearless feminist – demystifying feminism and teaching activism for social change. Megan was chosen to receive this award for her outstanding service to the young women in our community and her life-long advocacy for girls and women and as an exceptional role model.

The American Association of University Women, Roseville South Placer branch, celebrates community women role models and mentors annually at a fundraising dinner to be held this year on March 28, 2019 at the Falls Event Center in Roseville.  AAUW's local branch 501(c)(3) fundraising supports Sierra College through the Re-entry Women's Scholarships as well as programs such as Start Smart and Work Smart, in addition to other community projects.