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AAUW members at the 2017 National Convention


Join Us to Make an Impact for Women and Girls

AAUW is a community standing 170,000 strong for gender equity. Your membership makes our powerful voice even louder on critical issues affecting women and girls. Learn more about AAUW.

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Which type of membership is right for you?

National Members

Become a national member and connect through our website, plus enjoy special members-only online publications.

Branch Members

Make a direct impact in your community. Join a local or virtual branch of AAUW, or start one in your area. Learn more »


Undergraduates or degree-seeking graduates enrolled in full-time or part-time programs may join.

College/University Members

Your institution can join AAUW and share membership benefits with the entire student body and faculty. Learn more »

Younger Women’s Task Force

Designed by and for women in their 20s and 30s, YWTF offers an opportunity to take action on issues that matter most to them.

Membership is open to anyone holding an associate (or equivalent, such as RN), bachelor’s, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.


Hear it from them!

I successfully negotiated my salary up $8,000 more than what they offered me thanks to your class!! I am benefiting so much from what I learned. Thanks for taking the time to make me feel worthy of a great career!” — AAUW Start Smart workshop participant

“AAUW is a community of women who are there to help other women pursue education, which is the key to success. That’s why I find AAUW so inspiring.”— Shireen L., AAUW member

2017-18 Campus Action Grant Recipient: University of Notre Dame

AAUW 2018 Campus Action Project (CAP) grant recipients from University of Notre Dame.

AAUW gave me a golden year of opportunity that I will forever appreciate. … Even though my term on the SAC [Student Advisory Council] is over, my connection and time with AAUW truly have just begun.”— Laura C., 2011–12 AAUW Student Advisory Council member, St. Mary’s College

I lowballed my net worth for a large part of my career, only to be frustrated down the road in a job where I don’t feel like I’m being paid what I’m worth. I joined the local AAUW after I learned about AAUW’s work on pay equity and salary negotiation.”— Alyssa R., AAUW salary negotiation workshop participant

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, and socioeconomic status.