How To

2013-14 International Fellow Abosede Gbenga-Akinbiola (left) with AAUW Kensington-Rockville (MD) Branch Program Officer and 1980–81 Career Development Grantee Dian Belanger

How to Invite a Fellow or Grantee to Your Branch

Have you thought about connecting with those fellowship and grant recipients at your branch? Recipients make great speakers at branch programs, and they’re often looking for ways to engage with AAUW locally. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 25, 2014
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How to Put Together a Candidate Forum

A candidate forum is a public event for voters to meet and hear from candidates running for office. Forums can help you accomplish many goals, including educating voters about candidates, creating a space for candidates to express their positions on AAUW issues, and raising visibility for AAUW. Read more »

How to Place an AAUW Video on Your Branch or State Website

How to embed an AAUW YouTube video onto your website in five easy steps. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 27, 2014
AAUW national staff assist members during the 2013 National Convention.

How to Table with a Video

Follow these five steps to increase visibility for AAUW and spread the word about AAUW’s work. Read more »

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How to Conduct Your Own Oral History Project

Every voice matters, and an oral history project ensures that members’ voices are heard and their stories affirmed and preserved. Record interviews with members in your own state or branch and capture their reflections and perspectives on AAUW’s involvement in the last half century. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 16, 2014

How to Put Together an Issue Forum, Town Hall, or Tele-Town Hall

Issue forums, town halls, and tele-town halls are ways to gather people in your community and educate them about a specific issue. The basic steps for each event are the same, but you can customize the event depending on your audience and community. Read more »

How to Bring a Salary Negotiation Training to Your Campus

$tart $mart salary negotiation workshops empower college women to overcome the gender wage gap and teach them to benchmark and negotiate for a fair and equitable salary when they enter the job market. Find out how AAUW members can get involved with $tart $mart. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 16, 2013
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How to Form an AAUW Student Organization

Are you a college student who is passionate about women’s issues? Want to make change in your community while gaining invaluable leadership experience? Then you should start an AAUW student organization at your school. Here’s how. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 06, 2013
College women members stand with their tri-panel poster.

How to Recruit College/University Partner Members

AAUW college/university partner membership keeps growing and growing, and it’s no wonder. You, as members, are the best ambassadors to recruiting your local colleges and universities to join the AAUW community. So, how do you get started? Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 04, 2013

How to Get the Whole World to Sign Your Petition

A petition is what we call an “easy lift” — with just a little bit of effort, you can generate attention and momentum around an issue, grow your list of advocates, and pressure lawmakers to act. Plus, a petition helps you raise your state’s or branch’s visibility and potentially gain new members! Read more »