Welcome!

AAUW Lobby Day – 2017 National Convention in Washington D.C. (from left to right) Carly McCarthy, Dora McCarthy, Kristin Sweeney, and Bets Brown)

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, economical.

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.