Welcome to the AAUW CT website!

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Formerly known as the American Association of University Women, AAUW is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university partners. Since AAUW’s founding 130 years ago, its members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. For more information please contact AAUW CT Co-Presidents Alice Reitz alice.reitz@gmail.com and Donna Haghighat donnahaghighat@gmail.com.

AAUW CT College/University Fall Conference 2014
“Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: Why Now?”
Trinity College, Washington Room, Mather Hall
Friday, October 3, 2014, 10AM-3PM**

We would like to invite all CU Reps, Steering Committee Members, NCCWSL Students, Student Advisory Council Members, AAUW CT Branch Leaders, Student Organization Members and Special Guests to join us for our fall conference.
** Branch Leadership will meet at 9:00AM prior to the conference.
It is a free event and lunch will be included.

Speakers will include:

  • Anne Hedgepeth, AAUW Government Relations Manager
  • Panel Discussion on Aspects of Sexual Assault on Campus and Potential Actions and Responses.
  • Panel Discussion with our CT NCCWSL (National Conference for College Women Student Leaders) Attendees
  • Special Breakout Sessions for Regions I, II, and III.


Welcome, Members at Large!

We appreciate your membership and encourage you to attend our upcoming events! Check back soon for dates and information.

Interested in Mentoring?

If you would like to serve as a mentor for women and girls in your community, please contact our Co-Presidents Alice Reitz and Donna Haghighat. Similarly, if you are interested in having a local mentor, please let us know. We would love to assist you.