Resources for Branch and State Program Vice Presidents
Holding successful, engaging programs allows you to work toward AAUW’s mission, recruit new members, and engage your branch and state. As a program vice president, you have the job of planning programs that empower women and girls in your community. Below you’ll find ideas for events, step-by-step guides, and resources and best practices for planning events that will help your branch tackle AAUW’s issues.
If you need a refresher about the role you can play in leading these crucial programs, start by reading your “job description.”
Check out the resources below for the nuts and bolts of planning any event, from working with other organizations to advertising your event to the public.
Program Ideas and Guides
You can find a list of easy initiatives in the Programs in a Box directory, or check out our list below for resources that will produce great programs for your community.
Cocktails and Convos
Engage Your Community — Screen a Movie!
How to Invite a Fellow or Grantee to Your Branch
How to Secure Excellent Speakers for Free
Re: Action Events
Start Your Own ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club
Global Issues for Women and Girls
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Events for Students
Recipients make great speakers at branch programs, and they’re often looking for ways to engage with AAUW locally.
Use these best practices to consistently communicate your message about AAUW by developing a marketing plan and honing your brand.
AAUW’s national campus leadership programs are great tools to help you connect to local students, and now is the time to start getting involved!