AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

Who We Are

For more than 125 years, the American Association of University Women has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW is composed of two corporations: the Association and the AAUW Educational Foundation. Through its nationwide network, AAUW opens doors for women and girls and influences public debate on critical social issues such as education, civil rights, and workplace equity. AAUW sponsors community programs; publishes groundbreaking research on women, girls, and education; is one of the world’s largest sources of funding exclusively for graduate women; and fights sex discrimination in education.

Mission

AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change. The Educational Foundation provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women and to foster equity and positive societal change.