AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
Since 1881, AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) has been the nation’s leading voice promoting education and equity for women and girls. We have a nationwide network of nearly 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners.
For more than 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.