AAUW of Oregon’s Lobby Evenings will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, February 15 and Wednesday, February 16 beginning at 7:00 PM. It promises to be an interesting set of evenings. Our theme this year is the interplay of politics, policy making and partisanship. More>

Striving for Equity Since 1881

Over the past 140 years, AAUW has evolved to become the leading voice in advancing gender equity in education and workplaces everywhere. Through research, education and advocacy, we’re committed to ensuring that everyone gets the same opportunity to learn, earn and lead. More>

We Support Programs for Women and Girls

Tech Trek makes STEM fields exciting and accessible for Middle School Girls

AAUW Bend Branch sponsors Tech Trek Central Oregon, and AAUW Tillamook Branch has held Tech Trek STEM camp for girls who are passionate about Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. 

STEMEd for Girls, a series of six lively, informative and engaging virtual workshops that pave the way for success through high school, into college and eventually on to a career.

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). AAUW annually invites hundreds of college women from around the country for two days of leadership training, inspiration and networking. The state and many branches are proud to sponsor attendees. 

Start Smart, Work Smart, Money Smart
AAUW wants to help new graduates feel confident about entering the job market with Start Smart.  Or sign up for Work Smart Online, a free salary negotiation course, or Money Smart, a financial literacy program.

AAUW of Oregon Breaking Barriers Achievement Award
Given annually to Oregon women who are currently not AAUW members, or to an Oregon group, organization and/or institution who, within the past five years, have exemplified AAUW’s mission in a manner that has had a demonstrative impact on our state’s women and girls in the areas of equity and/or education. More>>

AAUW Special Consultative Status with U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Through AAUW’s special consultative status with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, we attend briefings, organize events, and participate in coalitions to take action on issues that impact girls and women: access to education and training, women’s economic security, opportunities in STEM, ending human trafficking and working with Commission on the Status of Women.

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AAUW of Oregon Statements on Current Events:

Critical Race Theory: Clarifying the Origins of the Disinformation Campaign
Marvin Lynn, Ph.D., Former Dean of the School of Education, PSU
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AAUW Condemns Racism
We condemn racism, which is so deeply rooted in our country and demonstrated in many aspects of our lives. There can be no justice or equality when any individuals or communities are treated with indignity or denied equitable access to health care, quality education, desirable housing, opportunities for job advancement and economic security.  More>>>