AAUW Sacramento was organized in 1920 and has over 250 members working towards the same goal of Breaking through Barriers for Women and Girls.
Members enjoy working toward a common goal while experiencing intellectual growth and creating a network of friends through branch programs and events. AAUW Sacramento offers the opportunity to get involved in many philanthropic programs:
- Local Scholarships that support women attending or returning to college
- Public Policy issues that have a direct impact on women and girls
- Outreach including College/University Partner Member Program, Speech Trek, Start Smart, and Tech Trek
American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 150,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 700 college/university institution partners. Since being founded in 1881, 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.
We encouarge you to attend one of our programs or events to find out more about AAUW Sacramento. Non-Members may attend up to two events prior to joining.
AAUW MISSION STATEMENT
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Sacramento AAUW MISSION STATEMENT
AAUW Sacramento provides opportunities for women and girls in our community to advocate for equity and to break through barriers.
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
AAUW DIVERSITY STATEMENT
In principal and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.