American Association of University Women (AAUW)

1111 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036

Phone: (800) 326-2289 | Fax: (202) 833-1112
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Website: www.aauw.org
Twitter: @AAUW, @AAUWpolicy
Facebook: www.facebook.com/aauw

Principal Staff:

Linda D. Hallman, CAE, Executive Director
Jill Birdswhistell, Chief of Strategic Advancement
Lisa Maatz, Director of Public Policy and Government Relations


Type of Organization:
National Membership
Founded: 1881
Total Members: Over 100,000 members and donors

Mission Statement:

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

Subject Expertise:
Title IX incl. higher education, campus violence & harassment, student aid, career & technical education; pay equity and workplace opportunity; science, technology, engineering & math; groundbreaking research on women & girls; legal advocacy support for precedent setting lawsuits; national fellowships for graduate women and local scholarships for undergraduate women; grants for community groups serving women & girls; voter education & women voter mobilization; leadership programming for women of all ages.

Annual Meetings/Conferences:
National Convention (biennially); National Conference of College Women Student Leaders (annually); state-based conventions and leadership conferences (at least biennially)

Number of Chapters:
Over 1,000 branches and 500 college/university partners nationwide