Use these resources to develop and supplement local programs and events. For more information about AAUW mission-based programs, read our FAQ.

You Loved Elect Her; Now What?

At Elect Her, you learned about the importance of running for office and practiced your campaign skills. You met new role models and connected with student leaders from across campus. But what’s next? Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 18, 2015

How to Secure Excellent Speakers for Free

Whether you’re on a tight budget or have no available budget at all, here are some resources to help you secure free and excellent speakers for your gatherings. Read more »

Leadership Redefined: Life Lessons from the 2015 Women of Distinction

WOD-105Leaders aren’t born; they’re made. Watch today’s women of distinction inspire tomorrow’s women leaders at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), America’s premier college women’s leadership conference. This video contains highlights from the always-inspiring Women of Distinction ceremony.

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Activities for Engaging Your Members in Conversations about Diversity and Inclusion

These activities will help you celebrate the diversity of your members, as well as engage in deeper conversations on power and privilege. Read more »

Community Engagement: Collaborating with Diverse Organizations

Collaborating with diverse organizations in your community can help you increase your AAUW impact and recruit new members. Work with diverse organizations to hold programs that elevate the voices of diverse communities on important AAUW issues. Doing so can also help you connect with new people who may be interested in becoming members of your branch. Read more »

Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Organizations

It is not uncommon to recruit new members only to see them not return after the first or second event. This problem can be a symptom of an organizational culture that does not feel welcoming or inclusive to new people, especially those who have identities that are different from the majority of members. This section gives you an overview of what being an inclusive branch means and steps your branch can take. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 02, 2015

Six Steps to Diverse, Engaging Programs

AAUW’s program assessment tool will help you make sure you hold programming that engages your members, builds your branch, and is mission based. Read more »

Elect Her Is Coming to a Town near You!

2015 is going to be another amazing year of campaign training for college women. Check out our list of upcoming sites. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 25, 2015

Diversity Planning and Structure: Appointing a Diversity Officer

If you don’t currently have a branch diversity officer, use this chart to help you identify someone who could take on this role. Read more »

AAUW Diversity Policy

In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class. Read more »