AAUW’s Mission, Vision and Values

AAUW advances gender equality for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. 

The AAUW vision is equity for all. 

AAUW Values: Nonpartisan: Fact-based; Integrity; Inclusion and Intersectionality.  A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, AAUW has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and over 800 college and university partners.  Throughout its history, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political.  AAUW Greater Naples Branch is one of the most active in the state of Florida, with an engaged membership of over 100 and growing. 

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RECENT AAUW NEWS  __________________________________________

22nd Annual STEAM Conference

FULL STEAM AHEAD By Sharon Perrino The Naples Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) celebrated the 22nd annual STEAM (formerly STEM) Conference on February 9, 2019, at Barron Collier High School.    The conference was designed to encourage young women to look at careers which require knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM).  Approximately 110 fifth … Continue reading

Named Scholarship Opportunities

Looking for a gift for the person in your life who has everything?   Want to honor a special friend or relative? The Local Scholarship Fund of the Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”) offers named scholarship opportunities for a minimum donation of just $1,500.  Since 2001, the Foundation has annually awarded scholarships to local women, age 21 and over, … Continue reading

Working Together

She Deserves a Raise.  But She Won’t Ask for It and Blind Auditions: Solving for Bias, Emotion and Other Stuff You Can’t   …are but two of ten chapters that provide well researched and practical information from Joanne Lipman, former chief content officer of Gannett publishing company and editor-in chief of its USA Today. Her new book That’s What She Said.  … Continue reading

AAUW Celebrates 50 Years

Approximately 50 AAUW members and guests helped the Greater Naples Branch celebrate its 50th anniversary earlier this month. The event featured Past President Jacqueline Pierce, who reviewed the historical highlights of the world, the United States, AAUW and women’s issues decade by decade, starting in the 1950s. Her talk was made all the more special and fun as members strolled … Continue reading