Guides

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

Voter Registration on College Campuses

Learn more about how to pursue voter registration on college campuses and help institutions meet their obligations under the Higher Education Act. Read more »

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Can I Use This Photo? What You Need to Know for Your Brochures and Newsletters

You do great work. Shouldn’t you show it off? Showcasing fun, interesting, and high-quality photos in your brochures and newsletters can go a long way toward promoting AAUW in your local community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   August 25, 2014

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 »

  |   ,   |   August 19, 2014

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 »

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How to Rock Student Organization Recruitment

You know how the first few days of the school year work: Students will attend a student organization fair because of the free food. As an exhibitor, the competition can be tough. But don’t worry. We’re here to help. Follow these tips to rock recruitment on campus this year. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   August 11, 2014

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 »

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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

Branch/State STEM Chair Position Description

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education chair serves on an AAUW branch or state board. The purpose of the role is to champion women’s representation in STEM by encouraging women and girls to pursue these educational and career fields. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 31, 2014
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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