The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1881. AAUW is the leading voice for advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, policy, philanthropy, and research. By joining AAUW, we belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women and girls have a fair chance. AAUW advocates for equality, individual rights, and social justice for a diverse society.
AAUW Convention: A Call to Action from CEO Kim Churches
Whether you joined us in D.C. or not, we must be stronger than ever in our dedication to progress for women and girls. Whether you participated in the convention and feel ready to channel that energy, or you missed it and need an action plan for gender equity, here are five steps to get you started. Read more.
AAUW Takes Capitol Hill By Storm
It was a hot June day in 1989 when hundreds of AAUW members braved the heat and flooded the halls of Capitol Hill. They were there to tell members of Congress why the United States needed a paid family leave program. 28 years later, we’re at it again! Read more.
Stay Up To Date With AAUW’s NEW Advocacy Tool
Are you ready to take your advocacy to the next level? Opt in to AAUW’s Two-Minute Activist Mobile. This exciting new tool will allow AAUW to send more timely and targeted communication straight to your cell phone via text message. That means we can provide you with more strategic opportunities to take action when your advocacy can make the difference. Sign up online or text the word “AAUW” to phone number 21333 now to join.