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.
Our Mission: To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy.
Our vision: Equity for all
Our Values: Nonpartisan. Fact based. Integrity, Inclusion and intersectionality.
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September 22 National Voter Registration Day
October 13, 7:00pm AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting with League of Women Voters
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting
Speaker: Executive Vice President of Policy and Organizational Impact, Sharmili Majmudar
Topic: “Women Employed: Expanding Educational and Employment Opportunities For All Women Since 1973 ”
Executive Vice President of Policy and Organizational Impact, Sharmili Majmudar, will speak about her work overseeing Women Employed’s development and implementation of policy advancing economic justice for women.
October Cancelled Northern Conference, IIT, Rice Campus, 201 E Loop Road, Wheaton IL
November 4, 4:00pm AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting co-sponsored with Waukegan Branch
Location: Virtual Meeting
Speaker: Holocaust Museum Curator
Topic: “Notorious RBG, The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”
A 65 Minute Zoom Group Tour of the famous Supreme Court Justice with embedded audio, video and photos of artifacts, as seen in the Holocaust’s Museum’a exhibition.
Whether you joined us in D.C. or not, we must be stronger than ever in our dedication to progress for women and girls. Whether you participated in the convention and feel ready to channel that energy, or you missed it and need an action plan for gender equity, here are five steps to get you started. Read more.
It was a hot June day in 1989 when hundreds of AAUW members braved the heat and flooded the halls of Capitol Hill. They were there to tell members of Congress why the United States needed a paid family leave program. 28 years later, we’re at it again! Read more.
Are you ready to take your advocacy to the next level? Opt in to AAUW’s Two-Minute Activist Mobile. This exciting new tool will allow AAUW to send more timely and targeted communication straight to your cell phone via text message. That means we can provide you with more strategic opportunities to take action when your advocacy can make the difference. Sign up online or text the word “AAUW” to phone number 21333 now to join.