Partners & Supporters

Our partners and supporters share our vision of creating a world where women and girls have the same opportunities to learn, earn and lead as their male counterparts. In the fight for fairness, they share their talents and resources to help close the gender pay gap and make gender equity a reality.

Corporate Partners and Foundations

From sponsoring leadership events to funding salary-negotiation training for millions of women, global companies and foundations are working with us to level the playing field for women and girls everywhere. We’re so grateful to them for investing in a fairer future.

Individual Donors

AAUW Champions

The AAUW Champions for Women and Girls program recognizes generous individual donors who have made a significant financial commitment to advancing equity for women and girls. The Champions program honors donors who annually give single or cumulative gifts of $5,000 or above. Multiyear commitments are encouraged to support deeper investments in our programs.

Our Champions help AAUW reach our goal of pay equity for all, support women and girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, and continue our fight for Title IX protections. AAUW is so grateful to the individuals listed below, and everyone else who supports our mission, for making a difference in the lives of women and girls. The Champions below are current as of April 2020.


Platinum perks plus a personal visit from the chief executive officer, invitations to introduce speakers at AAUW events and welcome other Champions, and photo opportunities with keynote speakers at events.




Gold benefits as well as chief executive officer updates on AAUW programs and initiatives and preferred seating at convention plenaries and other select events.


Silver benefits as well as a special program update, a VIP tour of AAUW’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and recognition on the AAUW national building digital wall.


Eileen S. Menton
Cheryl Sorokin
Jean Walker


Bronze benefits as well as an invitation to the annual State of Women and Girls webinar, inclusion in a private regional event hosted by AAUW board chair and/or convention receptions, and a dedicated AAUW staff liaison.


Elisabeth & Bob Bathgate
Loryann M. Eis
Diane & James Patton
Lee Roper Batker
Judith Sensibar
Maurita Stueck
Sue Zitnick


Champions pin, recognition in AAUW annual report and at select AAUW events, acknowledgment in AAUW impact updates, recognition on the AAUW website, and an invitation to phone briefings.


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Susan Barley
Alice Bartelt
Marla Kim & Robert Benziger
Shirley Breeze
Julia T. Brown
Stephen Charles
Kimberly Churches
Yvonne Condell
Jean Dodds
Tena Gallagher
Carolyn Garfein
Jane D. Goldsmith
Emily Hackler
Carol Heintzelman
Ann Henninger Trax
Jenna Howard
Karen & David Kirkwood
Carol & Rob Manegold
Patricia Morgan
Myrna Mutchler
Nancy Neal
Eileen Newhouse
L. Carol Newnam
Rebecca Norlander
Carolyn Oesterle
Elizabeth Parker
Marilyn Russell
Mardy Stevens
Ruth Sweetser
Patricia Thornton
Diane Trombetta
Margaret Wallace
Sharon Westafer
Barbara Wyne
Wenwei Yang
Helen Young

Ready to Commit?

Legacy Circle

By making a planned gift to AAUW National, you become a member of the AAUW Legacy Circle and affirm your commitment to equity. These gifts — or bequests — are donations that you designate in your will, estate or trust. Including AAUW in your estate plans is a lovely way to leave an enduring legacy that will support women and girls long into the future.

Questions? Please contact Heather Miller at 202.785.7766.

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