Welcome to the Deerfield Area Branch AAUW Website

The American Association of University Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education and positive societal change. In principle and practice AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. For more information about AAUW Deerfield Area please contact cynthia.andersen@gmail.com.

AAUW National Committees and Task Forces


What would AAUW look like with you in a key role in AAUW leadership? AAUW is now seeking applications from dedicated, hardworking, creative, and forward-thinking team players for 2014–16 national committee and task force appointments. The May 1 deadline is fast approaching so visit the national website to learn more and apply now!


Key upcoming dates:


September


September 27 National Voter Registration Day


October


October 22 Northern Conference, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL


November


November 1 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting on Leadership Barriers and Bias


December


December 2 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Holiday Party


Pledge to Register for the 2017 AAUW National Convention

Sign the pledge and get ready to connect, renew, and explore with AAUW during our AAUW National Convention from June 14–17, 2017!

Pledging will make your registration process a breeze. Once registration opens, you’ll get an e-mail reminder with all the details you’ll need. You may also win a free registration!

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It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard 2016 GOTV Skill Trainings


Get-Out-the-vote (GOTV) is ramping up with less than three months to the election. Register for It’s my Vote to learn how to register, educate, and turn out voters at the polls and to help make a difference this Election Day!

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How to Get Out the Vote Using Social Media


Use the AAUW’s handy guides to craft successful social media campaigns that get women registered to vote and ready for the polls in November!
With a well-crafted tweet or Facebook post, you can raise awareness about AAUW issues and spotlight your get-out-the-vote efforts.

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Members! Here’s How You Can Get Involved with Campus Leadership Programs

Are you looking for more ways to strengthen your connection with colleges and universities in your area?
Do you want to help local students develop vital leadership skills?

Get Involved with AAUW’s national campus leadership programs.

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Equal Pay Laws by State

The Paycheck Fairness Act will help secure equal pay for equal work for all Americans. But until that happens, each state will continue operating under antiquated regulations and piecemeal state and local laws to combat unequal pay. While some states do have stronger laws than other states, AAUW members will keep working to make the whole country a better place for women to live and work.

Find out more about your states.


Leadership Lessons from Equity’s Women of Wall Street

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Eleanor Roosevelt Fund

Do you know any person, project, organization or who have made remarkable contributions to equality for women and girls. You can also nominate yourself or an organization for which you serve as an officer.

AAUW state/branch programs are not eligible for this award.

Deadline: November 15, 2016.