We are the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Westchester Branch, New York, a 501(c)(3), award winning organization with over 180 members. One of AAUW’s 1000 branches across the country, we are committed to advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Our talented and resourceful membership makes a difference in the lives of women and girls, and benefits by being part of AAUW’s powerful state and national network for personal and professional growth.
Our flagship outreach projects are our annual Explore Your Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Conference for 7th grade girls held at the College of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale (Bronx), and our $tart $mart pay negotiation workshops held at local colleges and universities to help narrow the gender wage gap. We have started our annual WizGirls – Building the Future annual STEM event for elementary and middle school girls focused on technology and engineering. We also support a wide variety of other action, interest, and social groups.
AAUW Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW Vision: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.
Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.
Diversity Statement: In principle 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.