Congratulations on being the first recipients of the State Presidential Award!
AAUW is . . .
- A national organization of over 150,000 university-educated members
- A statewide organization of 1,500 members in 20 local branches
- An advocate for women in education, employment and the family
- A network dedicated to removing barriers that block women from full equity
Our Mission. . . Breaking through Barriers for Women and Girls
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
AAUW’s mission is to promote education and equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.
The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund provides funds and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination in higher education.
We are Celebrating Educational Foundation’s 50th Anniversary.
For 50 years, the AAUW Educational Foundation has been breaking through barriers for women and girls. The AAUW funds pioneering research on the educational experiences of girls and women and provides fellowships and grants to women scholars, public school teachers, and community activists helping to improve the lives of women and girls around the globe.