Leadership Development

Use these resources to supplement projects to develop leadership skills among women.
AAUW members visited state capitols to urge their representatives to support paycheck fairness.

Resources for State and Branch Public Policy Chairs

Public policy chairs advocate for AAUW’s public policy priorities to policymakers; represent AAUW public policy priorities to AAUW members, the public, and the media; organize AAUW members to take action on policy priorities; and lead AAUW voter education and turnout campaigns in their state or branch. Through their leadership, public policy chairs ensure that we have national, state, and local public policies that empower women and girls. Here are a few Read more »

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Your AAUW Start Smart and AAUW Work Smart Questions, Answered

Get answers to frequently asked questions about getting involved with Start Smart workshops. Read more »

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Volunteer Application for National Committees and Task Forces

AAUW is looking for enthusiastic, responsible members to carry out the vital work of our committees and task forces — and gain leadership experience in the process. The AAUW Board of Directors will appoint committee and task force members to serve a two-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Apply before the April 25 deadline! Read more »

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Resources for State and Branch Membership Officers

The role of membership vice president (MVP) is an extraordinary one. Designed with relationship building in mind, this position engages potential and current members and keeps a finger on the pulse of everything AAUW. Read on to learn more about the state and branch MVP position guidelines. Read more »

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How to Design an Effective Planning Meeting

Engaging planning meetings can set your branch or state up for success, while ineffective meetings can leave you frustrated and directionless. So how do you make sure your meetings are fun and effective? Try the tips and tools below to lead your board to success. Read more »

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Diversity and Inclusion Tool Kit

Diversity and Inclusion Tool Kit

This tool kit provides in-depth resources for you to help your branch become more diverse and inclusive. All AAUW member leaders will find sections of this tool kit directly applicable to your work. Read more »

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Make the Most of Your AAUW Student Organization Meetings

Do you ever find yourself wondering what else you can do during your student organization meetings? Never fear; here are 10 ideas to get you excited. Read more »

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Prepare for the Upcoming Year with Board Member Transition Tools

Set next year’s board up for success by using AAUW’s board member transition tools. These how-to guides will help you reflect on the past year and strategically align your branch to have a successful year. Read more »

Caroline Hymel, center, with two members of the AAUW Student Organization at Louisiana Tech University

Transitioning Your Student Org to New Leadership

You invested a lot of time at college leading an AAUW student organization. Have you thought about who will carry on your work? Read more »

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