About Us

What is AAUW?

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners. For 135 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the

About Our Branch

    • Our Mission Statement:  AAUW advances gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.
    • The Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch is a nationally recognized major contributor to the AAUW Fund.
    • Ballwin-Chesterfield has funded two Research and Projects Grants, and awards scholarships to local mature women returning to their undergraduate degree programs after time away from school. 
    • AAUW is involved in fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political (but never partisan!).  Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work. 

AAUW Core Values involved when considering support are: Nonpartisan, Fact based, and focused upon Integrity, Inclusion & Intersectionality.

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Learn more  about our branch, which was founded in 1981. Read about our branch’s history here.