Leadership Development

Use these resources to supplement projects to develop leadership skills among women.

Membership Matters

Membership Matters is a monthly e-newsletter for state and branch AAUW membership vice presidents (MVPs), presidents, and finance officers. Read more »

Apply to Be on the AAUW National Student Advisory Council

Applications for the 2013–14 National Student Advisory Council (SAC) are now open to college students of all ages. Send this application to leadership@aauw.org by 11:59 p.m. PDT on September 29, 2013, to be considered. Read more »

Apply to Host an Elect Her Training 2015

Elect Her–Campus Women Win will be expanding to 50 campuses around the nation next year. Teams of a campus administrator, student liaison, and AAUW liaison work together to plan and execute the training on campus, and any of those three people can apply. Read more »

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Fight Stereotypes on Your Campus: Apply for an AAUW Campus Action Project Grant, Sponsored by Pantene

Do you care deeply about women’s issues? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of women and girls? Then you’ve come to the right place! We know firsthand how student projects can change a community for the better (after all, our organization was started by recent college graduates). That’s why we provide students with funding and support to make good things happen. Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about Serving on the AAUW Board of Directors

1. What is the work of the AAUW Board of Directors? The board works in close partnership with the AAUW executive director/CEO and staff, state and branch leaders, and our […] Read more »

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Host a Speech Contest for Girls

Public speaking skills are important for anyone’s career. You can encourage high school girls to develop these valuable skills by hosting a Speech Trek public-speaking contest. Here’s how. Read more »

How to Request a Staff Member for Your AAUW Event

Would you like leadership training at your state or branch meeting, or are you looking for an expert to attend an event and share insight on issues you care about? Filling out this form online is the best way to request staff speakers for your event. Read more »

Branch Public Policy Chair Manual

This manual is for AAUW members serving as branch public policy chairs (BPPC). It provides an overview of the branch public policy chair role, the basics of public policy and advocacy, and sample tactics to take action. Read more »

State Public Policy Chair Manual

This manual is for AAUW members serving as state public policy chairs (SPPCs). It is intended to provide an overview of the state public policy chair role, the basics of public policy and advocacy, and sample tactics to take action. Read more »

Nominate an Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Awardee

Nominations for the 2015 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award will be accepted now until November 15, 2014. The award honors an individual, project, organization, or institution for outstanding contributions to equity and education for women and girls. Read more »

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