About AAUW National

When you join the Vienna Area Branch, you also will be part of an influential national organization. AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881.

We are the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. For over 135 years members have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.

Use These Links to Accomplish Even More in 2018

Close the Gender Pay Gap: AAUW Salary Negotiation Programs

Lobby via the Two-Minute Activist Mobile

Explore AAUW’s STEM Resources

Support AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants for Women


AAUW’s Mission

AAUW advances gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

AAUW’s Vision Statement

AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW’s Value Promise

By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

AAUW’s Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.


AAUW by the Numbers