Welcome to AAUW Naperville Area (IL)

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



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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.