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AAUW: Making a Difference 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 over 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.

AAUW believes that we can transform society for the better. Our vision is simple — we bring people together, united behind the common goal of breaking through educational and economic barriers for women and girls. By joining, you become part of AAUW’s powerful voice.

AAUW’s Mission

Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

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.

AAUW’s Diversity Statement

In principle and in 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, disability or class.

The Morgan Hill Branch

The Morgan Hill Branch of AAUW was chartered in 1981 and has over 160 members. It is one of 140 branches in California. Our branch: