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.
The Club’s WIT Liaison Officer works with the president and the executive board of the Chapter.
His/her duties include:
(1) Work with chapter executive board to increase the number of women in the chapter and AAW,
(2) Expand outreach and mentor women,
(3) Direct women chapter members to WIT resources and opportunities.
(4) Serve as a point of contact for process on AAW WIT grants for new AAW membership for women.
2022 WIT Virtual Exchange
WOMEN IN TURNING VIRTUAL EXCHANGE 2022
This is a virtual art show that includes a rare look behind the scenes at the creative process. Each team documented, then condensed their journey into lively, thoughtful, creative, sometimes humorous, and always entertaining 5-minute presentations.
This first link below is a short slide show of the finished projects.
This second link is the full 90 minute video, where each team chronicles their creative journey in 4-5 minute presentations.
Two of our own club members participated in the event!!! Look for the TWIRLING SAGES!