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  __________________________________________

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

Work Smart

AAUW is training 10 million women to negotiate their financial futures by 2022. How? JOIN THE MOVEMENT.  Take the AAUW Work Smart online course to learn the skills needed for salary negotiation. Spread the word to 20 people you know by email or social media.  Have them sign up for the free online salary negotiation course.   Start the online course … 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

March for Our Lives

Of the more than 3,000 people who participated in the March for Lives rally and march through downtown Naples on March 24, 2018, 16 were AAUW members and spouses.  The purpose of this rally, organized by students, was to demand stronger gun control laws.  AAUW also staffed a table in Cambier Park, which was visited by many people who asked … Continue reading