How to Make Your Elevator Pitch with Power

An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does. Elevator pitches should be interesting, memorable, and succinct. They also need to explain the why and the what that make your organization unique. Here’s our simple guide to writing your own speech. Once you’re done, you’ll have a personalized tool to use next time you’re talking to a potential member!



The Ask, Inform, Involve, Thank cycle

How to Use the Relational Recruitment Method to Grow Your Branch

Recruiting new members can be exciting and challenging for AAUW branches. Use this resource to make it a little easier!

A grandmother, mother, sister, and daughter pose together for a photo.

Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Organizations

Sometimes branches lose new members after only one meeting. This can be a symptom of an organizational culture that does not feel welcoming to new people.

UCLA student organization members tabling on campus.

Tabling: Tips and Tricks for Creating AAUW Visibility

Tabling is a great way to increase visibility for AAUW and spread the word about AAUW’s work. Read this guide to learn how to plan a tabling event that recruits new members and engages your community on AAUW issues.