Advancing Gender Equity for Women and Girls
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. It is a national, state, and local organization with over 170,000 members nationwide, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college/university institution partners. Founded in 1881, AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
For almost 140 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.
Read AAUW's Strategic Plan
The Morgan Hill Branch
The Morgan Hill Branch of AAUW was chartered in 1981. It has over 170 members and–especially for its size–is one of the most active and successful branches in the country. It is one of 140 branches in California. Our branch:
Offers educational opportunities, leadership development, fun, and fellowship through a variety of programs, projects, branch activities, and interest groups.
Awards a variety of local scholarships for graduating high school seniors and women attending college.
Provides subsequent “Keeping In Touch” grants to previous scholarship winners.
Helps young women develop their leadership skills through programs like Speech Trek and mentorship of an active group of Young Women Leaders.
Introduces students to career opportunities in STEM through Tech Trek (an AAUW CA STEM camp for middle school girls).
Supports National AAUW programs and priorities.
Engages with our local community through Community Action Grants and sponsorship of branch participation in Leadership Morgan Hill