We advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy
Who We Are
AAUW Naperville Area is an all-volunteer 501(c)(4) nonprofit social welfare affiliate branch of the American Association of University Women. AAUW, a national nonprofit nonpartisan organization, has been a catalyst for positive change since 1881. New members are always welcome.
Guided by AAUW’s strategic plan, we focus on policy priorities important to achieving equity for women and girls. We:
- Act to advance AAUW public policy issues
- Provide opportunities for members to connect and engage
- Offer educational and thought-provoking community programs
- Support women’s economic security through scholarships and Work Smart salary and promotion negotiation training
- Encourage women to prepare for and assume leadership roles
- Promote STEM careers for women.