Vision 2020 proudly welcomes AAUW as a National Ally.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
Since 1881, AAUW has been the nation's leading voice promoting education and equity for women and girls. We have a nationwide network of nearly 100,000 members, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners.
For more than 127 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work:
• Public Policy Advocacy
• Community Programs
• Voter Education Campaign
• Leadership Development
• Conventions and Conferences
• International Connections
• Read the latest AAUW press releases
AAUW's voice has long influenced legislative debate on critical social issues such as education, sex discrimination, civil rights, reproductive choice, affirmative action, Title IX, welfare reform, vocational education, pay equity, family and medical leave, and health care reform.
• Read AAUW’s position papers on these and other issues.
• Read about the Obama Administration’s First Year: A Progress Report on AAUW Priority Issues
• Sign up for AAUW's Action Network and be a two-minute activist
AAUW Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Each year AAUW provides millions of dollars in fellowships, grants, and awards for outstanding women around the globe and for community action projects.
AAUW funds pioneering research on women, girls, and education on topics like the gender equity in education, gender pay gap, and sexual harassment on campus.
• Read AAUW’s latest research report: Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
AAUW Leadership Programs
Through Leadership programs, women and girls acquire the skills they need to succeed and assume leadership roles in their academic, professional, and personal lives. Programs include Campus Action Projects, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders in Washington, D.C., the Student Advisory Council, and Campaign College.
AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund
The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) works to combat sex discrimination in higher education and workplaces through campus outreach programs, an online resource library, and research reports. LAF also provides support to workplace sex discrimination cases that have the potential to make a difference for all women.
Get Involved with AAUW
• Join AAUW
• Donate to AAUW and fund our groundbreaking programs
• Find a local AAUW branch
• Sign up for AAUW's Action Network
• Read and comment on the AAUW blog
• Follow AAUW on twitter, @AAUW
• Join AAUW’s Fan Page on Facebook
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