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The Buffalo (NY) Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1890 and is one of the largest AAUW branches in New York State with over 200 members. Our members represent women leaders from the arts, business, education, government, law, medicine, science, and technology.
The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW encourages diversity and has adopted the following statement:
In principle and 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.
AAUW, founded in 1881, is open to all graduates who hold an associate’s or equivalent or higher degree from an accredited college or university. Those who do not hold such a degree may affiliate as Friends of the Buffalo Branch, and undergraduates may become Student Associates.
With more than 100,000 members, AAUW is the oldest and largest national organization working for all women and girls.
The AAUW Educational Opportunities Fund provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women, while the Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for gender discrimination.
See the video produced by member Kate Collins and her students to celebrate our 125th anniversary as a branch at the 2015 AAUW-NYS Convention. Thanks, Kate!
Click HERE to view it!
Note: Please send general mail to:
AAUW Buffalo Branch
PO Box 894
Cheektowaga, NY 14225-0894