Programming

Use these resources to develop and supplement local programs and events.
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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 »

Spotlight on STEM — Fall 2014

Spotlight on STEM is a quarterly newsletter featuring updates from AAUW headquarters; upcoming science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities for girls; and resources for women in the STEM fields. Read more »

  |   ,   |   September 25, 2014

Tech Savvy Application: Bring the STEM Career Conference to a Site Near You

Expanding from its Buffalo, NY, roots to a nationwide program this year, Tech Savvy, Powered by AAUW will help girls across the country learn about the exciting and creative opportunities that STEM educational and career paths can offer. Apply now to become one of the first expansion sites for Tech Savvy. 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 »

  |   , ,   |   August 20, 2014

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 »

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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 »

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8 Ways to Connect Your Branch with NCCWSL Students

There are many ways in which you can build college women’s leadership skills and make connections with NCCWSL participants and their colleges and universities. Here are some ideas. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   August 04, 2014

Leader Essentials: A Collection of Resources for AAUW Officers

Leader Essentials (formerly the Starter Kit) contains resources to help AAUW branch and state volunteer leaders accomplish their recruitment and retention, programming, fundraising, and other organizational goals to keep the AAUW community thriving. Read more »

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4 Leader Essentials for STEM Chairs

STEM chairs host programs for local girls with their branches and state leadership, assist with expansion of the national AAUW Tech Trek and Tech Savvy programs, and spread the word about AAUW’s research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Check out these tips to bring STEM opportunities to more girls in your community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 30, 2014

Your Every Question Answered: Advocacy How-to Guides

Find a complete set of resources to guide you in advocating for women and girls through a variety of tactics and actions. Read more »