AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
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.
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.
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.
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.
✔ 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.
AAUW of Virginia Co-sponsors
8th Congressional District Candidate Forum
AAUUW of Virginia joined the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area and other community groups to sponsor a candidate’s forum for the 8th Congressional District. Members served as timer and helped screen written questions from the audience. Thanks to the LWVFA and the Fairfax Public Access television program, “Inside Schoop” for their outstanding leadership and support.
Did you miss the AAUW of Virginia State Conference on April 15 to 17?
Pictures and resources from the conference are on the 2016 AAUW of Virginia Conference page.
The story of women’s progress toward equality is a remarkable one, and AAUW has played an important role in every chapter. Together, as ONE AAUW, we have worked tirelessly so that women and girls could gain more choices and opportunities.