Welcome!

Carly McCarthy, new co-President, Waterville branch and Molly Bogart, Public Policy co-chair at the 2015 AAUW Convention Dinner on May 1, 2015

Welcome to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of Maine website!  We encourage you to visit or join one of our branches in Maine.

AAUW is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with 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.


2017 AAUW National Election

Learn about your candidates for election to the Board or apply for appointment to the board; read up on the proposed by-laws amendments, the proposed public policy platform, and resolutions on this year’s ballot in the Voter Guide; or learn how to turn your branch meeting into a polling place so everyone can vote! Read more.


AAUW National Convention

Join AAUW in Washington D.C. on June 14th through June 17th for our National Convention. Registration is open until June 14th, so register now! Not convinced? Take a look at some of the guests that will be at Convention or take a look at the agenda. Plan your trip now!


AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

President’s Letter

AAUW of Maine has five active branches:  Bath-Brunswick, Caribou, Hancock County,  Penobscot Valley, and Waterville.  The AAUW of Maine current action plan is as follows:  (1) to increase the number of college/university partnerships, (2) to increase e-student affiliation and organize student satellites, (3) to create a new virtual branch, and (4) to strengthen networks.