AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day—educational, social, economic, and political.
Branch members belong to a local, state, and national network of college-educated women. The Fairfax City Branch is one of eleven in the Northern Virginia District. Join us! You’ll enjoy our members, who have varied career and avocational interests, including education, science, technology, business, government, law, and fine arts.
The story of women’s progress toward equality is a remarkable one, and AAUW has played an important role in every chapter. Together, as ONE AAUW, we have worked tirelessly so that women and girls could gain more choices and opportunities.
Resources for Branch Members
Branch members, you can read our branch bylaws, membership directory, minutes, and policies on the Member Center webpage. A password is required to access the information. If you don’t have a password, please contact the web manager.
STEMtastics, a workshop designed to inspire middle school girls to pursue STEM careers, attracted 500 girls and parents at the NOVA-Annandale Ernst Center auditorium on Saturday March 21. Sponsored by the Fairfax City, McLean Area, Area, Springfield-Annandale, and Vienna Area branches of AAUW, in partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools and Systemic Solutions, the event was attended by more than 280 students from 36 schools. A photo gallery from the event is available at http://mclean-va.aauw.net/stemtastics/stemtastics-2015-photo-gallery.