Welcome to AAUW Naperville Area (IL)

We advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy

Meet our 2024 scholarship recipients

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Diana Rangel

Angeline Gale Scholarship





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Maggie Walsh

Michael S. Hollman Scholarship





Tahbata Zuniga

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) Scholarship


Becky Simon named 2024 Woman of the Year

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.