AAUW : Empowering Women Since 1881

Equity Now

Together, we can achieve a vision of equal opportunity for all
Founder of Purpose Prevails and 2018-19 AAUW Career Development Grant Awardee Brandi Johnson
Surgical mask with world map printed on it.

AAUW & COVID-19: Standing Strong through Crisis

During this challenging time, AAUW once again stands together as a caring and connected community. For nearly 140 years, we have been there for one another and fought for the economic security of American women and families. Throughout the coming weeks, months and years, AAUW will accelerate our efforts to address the persistent and underlying inequities that are crucial for a full recovery. Together we can ensure that we end up with a better, more economically secure world for women.

AAUW Members: Voting Open April 8 – May 13

AAUW’s annual member election voting will be open Wednesday, April 8 through Wednesday, May 13. Make your voice heard.

Learn More

Our Priority Issues

Faces of AAUW

AAUW refuses to accept a future of unequal pay

At the end of the day diversity is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for a company’s bottom line. Without action to close the pay gap, unequal pay will be a stark reality for women and families for the indeterminate future. That’s a scenario AAUW refuses to accept.

Take Action

Members of AAUW’s Action Network receive urgent email notices and text messages when their advocacy is needed most. With our online Two-Minute Activist tool, it takes just minutes and an internet connection to make your voice heard on issues impacting women and girls!