Guides

These specific resources and information will help you reach your goals. Guides include how-tos, frequently asked questions, manuals, and facts sheets.
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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
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Take the Lead with Legal Advocacy

You can play a crucial part in teaching young people, educators, and communities about their rights as workers and students. Take a look at these four steps to bring legal advocacy to your branch. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 29, 2014
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5 Leader Essentials about Fellowships and Grants

There are many opportunities for your branch to work with fellowships and grants recipients to develop your organization’s programs, help women create strong networks, and support AAUW’s work. Here are five important things to keep in mind when planning for the 2014–15 year. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 25, 2014
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Calling All International Affairs Leaders: 3 Ways to Get Educated and Get Involved

Women and girls in developing countries still struggle to obtain basic needs and rights. But more women (and girls) are raising their voices, stepping up, and gaining a foothold as it becomes clear that empowering women and girls is essential for democracy, peace, and economic development. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 24, 2014
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How to Organize a Voter Registration Drive

This guide provides some easy steps to running a successful voter registration campaign. Read on, and remember that the AAUW public policy staff is here to help — consider them your resource and sounding board. Read more »

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8 Leader Essentials for Membership Vice Presidents (MVPs)

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 »

8 Leader Essentials for College/University Relations Chairs

College/university (C/U) relations chairs (BR11) help to increase AAUW’s visibility by building relationships with the campus community, collaborating on programs, and introducing the organization’s mission to new audiences. Read more »

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10 Leader Essentials in Marketing and Visibility

Do you know how your branch “brand” is known in your community? Use these ten Leader Essentials to consistently communicate your brand. Read more »

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A Social Media Handbook for AAUW Branches

This guide is meant as Social Media 101; it explains the basics, makes a case for why your AAUW branch should use social media, and then discusses how to get started. Read more »

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Preserve Your State and Branch Records and Honor Your State and Branch’s Achievements

Learn everything you need to know about preserving your branch or state history. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 27, 2014