About Us

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.

AAUW’s Vision Statement

AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW’s Diversity Statement

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.


Membership is open to all graduates having associate or baccalaureate degrees from accredited colleges and universities. An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited educational institution shall be eligible for student affiliation. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. A person who does not hold an associate’s degree, its equivalent or higher, from an accredited college or university may become a “community member” of the Branch.

Annual membership dues for AAUW Northwest Suburban branch are $70.00 which includes National ($49.00), State ($10.00), and branch ($11.00) dues. Get more info about Northwest Suburban (IL) AAUW Membership Form to join our branch.

2016-2017 Branch Officers

President Cindy Grau
Treasurer Irene Jinks
Program VP Merna Folkers