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

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 »

Art Contest Rules

Who Can Apply You must be an AAUW or affiliate member (Younger Women’s Task Force or student affiliate) and the creator of the submitted art to enter. Join AAUW or […] Read more »

  |     |   November 13, 2015

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

A Member’s Guide to AAUW Programs, Issues, and More

When a new member joins AAUW, they receive a copy of A Member’s Guide to AAUW. Learn how to use the guide to discuss different aspects of AAUW’s work with prospective, new, and returning members alike. Read more »

  |   ,   |   October 20, 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 »

Natalie Dawson, 2010–11 American Fellow

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 »

  |   ,   |   August 21, 2015
8 women in of ranging ages line up for a photo.

How to Recruit and Engage Community Colleges to Work with AAUW

AAUW has so much to offer the women — upwards of 4 million — who are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. Learn how to effectively engage students and campus professionals at these institutions. Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 20, 2015

You Graduated! Now What’s Next for You and AAUW?

If you were involved with AAUW when you were in college, you may be wondering how AAUW fits into your post-grad life. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 22, 2015