Membership Benefits

Join Us in Making the World a Better Place

Membership in a community committed to a shared cause.

As an AAUW member, you’ll be proud to know you belong to a nationwide group of people who value education and equity, who are contributing to a more promising future for all women and girls, and who together provide a powerful voice for women and girls–a voice that cannot and will not be ignored.

Leadership development.

The pipeline is filled with qualified women ready to move into top slots. Barriers, biases and an outdated workplace model present challenges to women eager to get ahead.

Educational opportunities.

AAUW offers educational programs that promote gender, race, and class equity and help you develop your professional and personal skills. Programs are offered at conventions, in interactive workshops, in print, and online.

Increased buying power.

AAUW’s member benefits can enhance your professional and personal life and will save you money along the way. Most important, every time you use one of your benefits, you are also supporting AAUW’s vital work, which is what makes AAUW one of the nation’s most powerful voices on women’s issues. AAUW has joined with companies that offer discounts to members in insurance, travel, printing, shipping, marketing, and prescriptions. More>>>

Your voice in Washington D.C.

If equity is at issue, we’re there. As an AAUW member, you will have a strong voice on Capitol Hill on legislation that will affect the lives of women and girls. AAUW’s 170,000 members and our branches in 1,500 communities guarantees that your message will be heard. More>>>

Relevant timely news and information.

Our website delivers close-ups of the women behind women’s rights from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shirley Chisholm, and Donna Shalala to exceptional women in grassroots America. Plus, AAUW sends out email alerts that inform you on how congressional proposals affect YOU and what you can do to make a difference. News & Insights>>

Research Studies.

Take advantage of extensive research reports commissioned by AAUW. Our landmark research enables you to make a difference in the lives of women and girls for generations to come. Research & Data>>

Take action on public policies that affect your life.

Members receive briefings and fact sheets on critical policy issues and in AAUW’s policy newsletters.  AAUW has compiled a set of resources to guide you in advocating for women and girls through a variety of tactics and actions. Advocacy Toolkit>>

Your connection with higher education.

Find out how you–or someone in your community–can take advantage of the $5 million in grants and fellowships awarded each year. And learn about women challenging sex discrimination in higher education through AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund. Fellowships & Grants>>

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