The American Association of University
Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and
positive societal change.
AAUW Educational Foundation
(EF) provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development
for women and to foster equity and positive societal change.
AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF)
provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress
for sex discrimination.
The purpose of this branch shall be to unite the graduates of accredited
colleges and universities for practical educational work, to concentrate
and increase their effectiveness in the community for the solution of
social and civic problems, to participate in the development and promotion
of the policies and programs of the AAUW, to contribute to its growth and
advancement, and to cooperate in its state division and regional work.
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. Membership is not
by invitation only.