Executives and Staff Leadership

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AAUW serves a diverse global community of members and supporters taking positions on the fundamental issues of the day.

Whether we’re fighting to protect the legal rights of those facing discrimination, advocating for public policies and laws that are fair to women, developing programs that support more women leaders in schools and communities, or funding educational opportunities for graduate women, AAUW works to break through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

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Meet Our Executives and Staff Leadership

AAUW CEO Kimberly Churches

Kimberly Churches

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Shannon Wolfe, AAUW Managing Director and Chief of Staff

Shannon Wolfe

Managing Director & Chief of Staff

Sheila Amo, AAUW Chief Administrative Officer

Sheila Amo

Chief Administrative Officer

Gloria Blackwell, SVP Fellowships and Programs

Gloria Blackwell

SVP, Fellowships & Programs

Kendra Davis, AAUW SVP Advancement and Partnerships

Kendra Davis

SVP, Advancement & Partnerships

Laura Segal, AAUW SVP Communications and External Relations

Laura Segal

SVP, Communications & External Relations

Deborah J. Vagins

SVP, Public Policy & Research