AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW 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.
AAUW Vision Statement
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.
AAUW 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.
Since 1909 in Virginia
AAUW of Virginia furthers the AAUW mission and programs in Virginia, and promotes, encourages, and coordinates the work of branches throughout the state. Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW of Virginia programs include educational outreach, community service, public policy advocacy, and elimination of barriers to women and girls.
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.
✔ See all the great pictures of the AAUW Convention in San Diego posted on the AAUW of Virginia Facebook page. Click on the link on the right side of this page.
✔ See below for invitation to the 2015 AAUW of Virginia Summer Leaders Meeting.
✔ Celebrate AAUW of Virginia’s 90th anniversary by purchasing your own copy of the history of our dynamic organization! Copies will be available at state events or you can get yours using the order form.
✔ From Vision to Reality : Mission Possible is a project of AAUW of Virginia based on techniques to determine a branch’s vision and then how to implement that vision. The documents that support Parts 1 and 2 of the project can be found on here as well as in the Resource Library.
✔ Check out the article on campus sexual assault written by Lisa Maatz, AAUW’s Vice President of Government Relations, on The Blog on the Huffington Post website.
Having trouble finding leaders?
Hyperventilating about all that email you receive?
Interested in alternative ways to lead a branch?
Attend the 2015 AAUW of Virginia Summer Leaders Meeting
July 18, 10:30-4:30
Clarion Hotel Historic District
351 York Street
Gain a fresh understanding of leadership.
Form carpools with your members and meet us there from 10:30-4:30.
Lunch will be a Deluxe Salad Bar that includes salads of various kinds with soup and bread, costing $20 per person.
The session topics will include Leadership, Managing Volunteers, Email Management and Public Policy for Branches.
The session will be interactive, with time for networking. Members interested in all aspects of AAUW are encouraged to attend.
ALL YOU NEED TO DO
1) Reply to Sandy Lawrence and Patsy Quick with number of attendees by July 9, 2015.
2) Click here for registration form and mail it and check/s made to AAUW of VA
for $20 per person (lunch) by July 9, 2015 to
5508 Old Mill Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22309
Mark your calendars.
SEE YOU IN WILLIAMSBURG!
On June 23, the 43rd anniversary of Title IX and the 40th anniversary of Lobby Corp was celebrated at the Kennedy room in the Russell Senate building.
Virginia/West Virginia AAUW State Conference
Did you miss the conference in Charlottesville on April 18-19? If you did, you missed a great time! Here are a collection of pictures and documents from the conference. More will be added, so check back soon!
- Picture Gallery
- Polaris Project presentation on human trafficking by Lara Powers, Hotline Manager and Program Specialist at Polaaris Project.
- Daily Progress article about the “Preventing Campus Domestic Violence” workshop at the conference.