AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. As AAUW continues to move forward in a changing world, so has our Strategic Plan. The focus, goals, indicators of success, and strategies of our Strategic Plan reflect an integrated approach to fulfilling our mission, vision, and value promise.
Access the resources you need to be an effective leader and advance AAUW’s mission. Browse AAUW’s nine leadership core skills below or filter by core skill and role on the left. Learn more about Leader Essentials or about using AAUW resources.
Develops concrete, mission-aligned goals using a big-picture standpoint
Uses project planning and project management skills to drive work
Actively recruits new members and builds member buy-in on strategic vision and mission
Supports participation and retention in welcoming and inclusive ways
Identifies and prepares future leaders and coordinates transfer of organizational knowledge
Builds a stable team environment that supports collaboration