About Us

The American Association of University Women is a national organization that promotes education and equality for all women and girls. Our commitment to these issues is reflected by our activism.

AAUW is composed of three corporations.

The Association, a 150,000-member organization with more than 1,500 branches nationwide, that lobbies and advocates for education and equity.

The AAUW Educational Foundation funds pioneering research on the educational experiences of girls and women and provides fellowships and grants to women scholars, and girls around the globe.

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund, which provides funds and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination in higher education.