Leadership Development

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

How to Use the Relational Recruitment Method to Grow Your Branch

Recruiting doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. This resource will show you how to focus on getting to know the person and what she wants so that you can invite her to participate in a way that is meaningful to her. Read more »

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Budgets and Funding: What Your Student Org Needs to Know

Map your AAUW student organization’s road to success with a budget that is both effective and efficient! This guide will show you how to make a budget and find funding for your AAUW projects. Read more »

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AAUW Position Description: College/University Representatives at Partner Member Institution

Responsibilities Respond to and initiate communications with AAUW at national state and branch levels. Disseminate information about faculty, staff, and student benefits related to your school’s membership to appropriate campus […] Read more »

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How to Design an Engaging 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 »

2015 AAUW National Election Mark

AAUW National Election

It’s time to comment on and propose changes to the bylaws and Public Policy Program. This one-stop 2015 election shop provides everything you need to know about running for office, the bylaws and Public Policy Program, and voting. Read more »

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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 2016

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for and win student government positions on their campuses. The 4.5-hour training covers skills such as how to mobilize a constituency, craft a message, speak confidently, and present oneself as a candidate. There is no cost to the college or university for the training. 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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