Welcome to the Fairfax City Branch of AAUW of Virginia

About AAUW

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.

What’s New !

Book and Author Luncheon

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 11:00 am to 2 pm

Springfield Golf and Country Club • 8301 Old Keene Mill Rd., Fairfax, Virginia

$45 per person (includes luncheon and silent auction)

Feast from our smorgasbord of biography, epic family saga, local history, and murder mystery.

  • Joyce Lee Malcolm, The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life. This
    vivid and timely reexamination of one of revolutionary America’s most complex figures
    examines why Benedict Arnold, a highly regarded war hero, was by the end
    of the war an infamous traitor.
  • Solveig Eggerz, Sigga of Reykjavik. Iceland’s drive for independence from Denmark
    during World War II parallels feisty Sigga’s quest for her personal freedom from abusive
    conditions on an Icelandic farm.
  • Cindy Gueli, Lipstick Brigade: The Untold True Story of Washington’s W orld
    War II Government Girls. Thousands of women came to the capital to staff gover nment
    offices during World War II. Their skills earned them a wide variety of jobs, while th eir
    personalities enlivened the city and gave them adventures that changed their lives.
  • Laura Ellen Scott, The Mean Bone in Her Body. The combination of character s whose
    honesty is suspect, a setting in a town with both a college and a prison, and thr ee dead
    bodies makes this thriller an attention keeper with a dozen possible outcomes.

This annual event is sponsored by AAUW Fairfax City Branch to raise funds for scholarships for women in our area and for the AAUW Fund. Please mail your check or Visa or MasterCard information with your contact information to Sonia Esteve,  7416 Seabrook Lane, Springfield, VA 22153-2155, 703.569.1456.  Checks should be payable to AAUW Fairfax City Branch.

  • Reservations must be made by October 27 and are payable in advance.
  • Requests for seating must be made at the time of the reservation.
  • Guests with special dietary requirements must make their
    requests when making reservations.

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.