Mission

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AAUW PURPOSE (MISSION)

“The purpose of AAUW is to advance equity for women and girls
through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.”


ISSUES


ADVOCACY

Take action on the issues that matter


CAMPUS

Make campuses safer and welcoming for women


CAREER AND WORKPLACE

Do more for working women


Community

What’s happening on the local, state, and national level


Education

Explore issues from pre-K to post-doc


Leadership

Widen the pipeline for women leaders


Economic Justice

Work toward living without gender barrier


PROGRAMS


RESEARCH

AAUW analyzes gender equity issues in education and the workplace.


CAMPUS INITIATIVES

AAUW helps shape the lives of the next generation of women leaders.

 Freehold Area Branch Sponsored a young adult to attend: National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)


STEM EDUCATION

AAUW is leveling the playing field for girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

AAUW of NJ Tech Trek Camp

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@ Stockton University

In 2017, the camp was expanded to girls in all 21 counties in New Jersey, with 62 girls accepted to attend the camp.  Many of our Branch members volunteered in various roles, including serving on the Student Selection Committee, volunteering for One-Day Tasks, and planning and participating in Professional Women’s night.

The Freehold Area Branch donated $1000 to the 2016 camp, and for the 2017 Camp.


PUBLIC POLICY

AAUW advocates for policies that advance equity for women and girls.


CASE SUPPORT

We support challenges to sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace.


EDUCATIONAL FUNDING

AAUW provideS educational and lifelong learning opportunities for women.

AAUW Fellowships and Grants

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GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

AAUW respondS to the global development needs of women, helping them contribute to the economic and social development of their countries.


MEMBER LEADERSHIP

AAUW provideS leadership development opportunities to AAUW members.


SALARY NEGOTIATION

Through AAUW Start Smart and AAUW Work Smart, AAUW is fighting to close the pay gap, one workshop at a time.