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Members! Here’s How You Can Get Involved with Leadership Programs and Campus Initiatives

AAUW’s national leadership programs and campus initiatives are great ways to help you connect to local students, and now is the time to start getting involved! Read more »

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How to Build New Leaders in Your Branch

Learn how to delegate tasks and responsibilities in order to increase member engagement and pass on leadership roles. Read more »

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How to Create Engaging AAUW Campus Programming

One of the most exciting parts of being in an AAUW student organization is creating programs on your campus that make a difference for women and girls. This resource will help you take action around AAUW policy issues, recruit potential members, and engage and empower your current members. Read more »

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A Strong Showing: How to Host a Rally

A public rally can be a great way to increase visibility for AAUW, generate media coverage, and raise awareness about a policy issue. 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 »

Tabling: Tips and Tricks for Creating AAUW Visibility

Tabling can be a great way to increase visibility for AAUW and spread the word about AAUW’s work. But there’s more to it than sitting at a table with brochures. Here are some tips and tricks for making your tabling event extra effective. Read more »

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How to Preserve Your State and Branch Archives

The AAUW Guidelines for Preserving State and Branch Archives manual provides basic information on how to gather, preserve, and organize state or branch archives. If you have neither the resources nor the appropriate space to maintain your archives, this guide provides assistance in identifying an institutional repository that will professionally care for your records and make them accessible for research. Read more »

How to Engage Local Campuses: A Guide for Branches

Engaging your local AAUW college/university members in branch activities leads to more diverse programming, growth, and community impact. This resource will help you build a relationship with the campus community. Read more »

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How to Host a STEM Program in Your Community

From determining your branch’s capacity to planning logistics and evaluating your work, a lot goes into a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program! Follow these steps to host a successful STEM program from start to finish. Read more »

What to Do If a Branch Member Leaves? Exit Interview!

When a member does not renew their membership in your branch, it is important to follow up and find out why. The answers may surprise you, but they will guide you to a more effective membership retention and engagement plan and ultimately help your branch thrive. Read more »