AAUW Mission Statement
AAUW addresses 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 have a fair chance.
In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership.
Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW has a nationwide network of nearly 100,000 members, more than 1,300 branches and 400 college/university institutional partners. Since AAUW’s founding members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic and political.
AAUW’s commitment to its mission is reflected in all aspects of current work:
- Public Policy Advocacy
- Community Programs
- Voter Education Campaign
- Leadership Development
- Conventions and Conferences
- Diversity Initiatives
- International Connections
(from the AAUW National Website)