AAUW Branding Tool Kit
This tool kit helps member leaders, branches, states, and corporate partners present a consistent brand identity for AAUW. Maintaining professionalism and consistency will ensure that your audience recognizes AAUW as a reliable and committed organization for women’s equity and empowerment. Correct branding should be visible in all marketing materials (including photos, print, and social media) and at all AAUW-affiliated events. Use the following tools to support your next event or communications outreach!
AAUW Brand Guidelines
Members and students, use this tool for an overview of AAUW’s logo, including usage guidelines, trademark requirements, color palette, file types, and other resources.Download the AAUW Branding Guide
AAUW Brand Guidelines for Corporate Partners
For branding guidelines specific to corporations and AAUW partners, please contact email@example.com.
AAUW Style Guidelines
Below are the preferred styles for some important AAUW-related names and terms. Standardizing your AAUW print and online materials makes you look more professional, establishes consistency, and helps with search engine optimization!
Use AAUW in documents and publications for AAUW members. If your audience is unfamiliar with AAUW, use “American Association of University Women (AAUW)” at the first mention and AAUW thereafter. Do not use “the” before AAUW or put periods between the letters.
Use AAUW Action Fund or the Action Fund for our 501(c)(4) entity.
Board of directors and leadership
Use initial caps when writing the complete formal name: AAUW Board of Directors. Do not use initial caps in any other case: the AAUW board, the board, director. Do not use director-at-large.
In text, capitalize a person’s title when the title precedes the name (AAUW Board Chair Julia Brown) but use lowercase when it follows the name (Julia Brown, the AAUW board chair).
Branches, states, and affiliated entities
Write AAUW of [state]: AAUW of Oregon
Using the following format for branches: AAUW Arlington (VA) Branch, the Arlington branch
Do not use an initial cap if you use the word “branch” by itself in a sentence: The branch officers voted to support the conference.
Use the following format for YWTF: Younger Women’s Task Force Washington (DC) Chapter
Committees and task forces
Use initial caps when writing the formal name of the committee or task force: AAUW Public Policy Committee, the committee; AAUW STEM Task Force, the task force
Students and college/university members
Student associates (not referred to as student affiliates) are individuals who are involved with AAUW but do not already hold a degree and are enrolled in a two- or four-year educational institution.
College/university members (not referred to as partners) are accredited higher education institutions that collaborate with AAUW and are eligible for unique membership benefits.
Use the following format for student organizations: The AAUW student organization at Pennsylvania State University (first reference), the Penn State student organization (subsequent references)
Download a zip file containing the color, grayscale, and reverse variations of the AAUW national logo.Download the national logo
State and Branch Logos
Download your state or branch logo through the Member Services Database.
This downloadable template can be used to print your own business card on the Avery 10-card business card template. If you prefer, you can also create personalized business cards using microperforated (easy to tear apart) card stock sheets purchased through ShopAAUW.
This template was designed to print on an Avery (or similar brand) 10-card template, which is good for these versions of Avery business cards:
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