The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.
In principle and practice, 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 or disability.
Mission: Gender Equity & Economic Security
Values: Intersectional, Inclusive. Intergenerational. Empowering
Focus: Economic Security. Education. Advocacy
AAUW’s 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.
Our local branch has members from throughout the Southwest suburbs of the Chicago Area. For further information, contact our Membership Chairperson, Anita Baltimore at AAUWPOAB@gmail.com. AAUW membership Dues for 2023-2024