Welcome to AAUW of Virginia!

Mission
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.

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      What’s New?

✔ AAUW of Virginia Branches: Information and the application form for AAUW of Virginia branch public policy mini-grants for program year 2016-2017 are posted here. Don’t wait too long. The deadline for applying is October 1, 2016.

✔ AAUW of Virginia bylaws and AAUW of Virginia Branch bylaws have been amended in 2016 and are posted here. Links are also under Branches on the Branch Bylaws page, under About on the Board of Directors Virginia Branch Bylaws page, and on the Resources page.

✔ What is the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders?  NCCWSL is AAUW’s annual conference that trains attendees to become the next generation of leaders. June 2-4, 2016, at the University of Maryland College Park campus.

✔ 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.

✔  Notes from the Membership Retention workshop are now posted on the 2016 AAUW of Virginia Conference page.

✔ 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.

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2016 AAUW of Virginia Conference 2016 AAUWVA Conf Logo

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.

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One AAUW

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.

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