About AAUW National

When you join the Vienna Area Branch, you also will be part of an influential national organization. The American Association of University Women (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.

AAUW Strategic Initiatives

Education & Training                Economic Security                                Leadership


AAUW’s Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks an inclusive membership, workforce, leadership team, and board of directors. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, geographical location, national origin, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.


AAUW by the Numbers