Welcome to AAUW of Virginia!

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.
Vision Statement
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.
Diversity Statement
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, disability, or class.

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We appreciate your membership and encourage you to attend upcoming events at an AAUW branch in your neighborhood. Click on Branches for information about a branch near you.


      What’s New?

✔ The 2017 Winter-Spring Virginia Vision is now posted. See the article about the AAUW of Virginia Annual Business Meeting at 10 a.m. on April 1 at the English Inn in Charlottesville. The registration form is on page 15. March 24 is the deadline for registering.

✔ Saturday, 25 March 2017, 2.00 – 3.30 PM, AAUW Arlington Branch Annual Meeting at Arlington Central Library auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22201, with a panel program Civics and Civility: A Community Conversation with Arlington County Board members, Katie Cristol and Christian Dorsey, and Arlington Public School Board Members, Reid Goldstein and Tannia Talento.

The panel discussion will focus on issues of civic engagement and civility.

  • What inspired you to serve and represent the community?
  • Do you see yourself adjusting or refining any of your ideals or values now that you are elected? If so, how?
  • How do you continue to learn and grow as an elected official?
  • What are the current issues facing our community?
  • How can we as a community engage in civil conversations: open, transparent and productive?

Doors open 1.45 PM, Panel discussion 2.00 – 3.00 PM, AAUW Arlington Branch Annual Meeting 3.00 – 3.30 PM.

✔ Branch bylaws revised in accordance with the new 2016 model bylaws are being posted at http://aauw-va.aauw.net/branches/bylaws/  as they are approved. Congratulations to AAUW  Virginia Beach Branch who is the first Virginia branch to complete the revision and to Bylaws/Resolutions Chair Suzanne Rothwell, who is leading the effort.

✔ Celebrate! AAUW has posted a new resource to help you celebrate and plan events: AAUW’s 2016 Events and Deadline Calendar. The events, along with links to websites that will help you plan your celebration, have been added to the AAUW Calendar at the top of the sidebar on your right.


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Did you miss  the AAUW of Virginia State Conference  on April 15 to 17?

Resources from the conference are on the 2016 AAUW of Virginia Conference page.