About Us

Who We Are

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.


  • To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.


  • Equity for all.


  • Nonpartisan.
  • Fact-based.
  • Integrity.
  • Inclusion and Intersectionality.


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National American Association of University Women.