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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Civil Rights, Education, Graduate & Professional Schools, Philanthropy, Private Operating Foundations, Scholarships, Scholarships & Student Financial Aid, Women, Womens Rights

Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Target demographics: Women and girls

Geographic areas served: Nationwide and International

Programs: Programs that develop women's potential to lead in their schools, communities and country. Educational and lifelong learning opportunities. The protection of the legal rights of those who are facing discrimination. Research to provide analysis, data and accurate information about issues that are important to women and girls. Advocacy for public policies and laws that are fair to women.

Community Story

Lynne R.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

AAUW has been a big part of my life, from when I was a young mom in a new city searching for intellectual stimulation to now when community and issue involvement is important to me. I am so impressed by AAUW members I have met across the country and their work for equity and education for women and girls. This is a real community of women and men with goals to improve our society, and AAUW's outstanding research provides an scientific basis for the actions we take.