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

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network committed to taking positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic and political. Our commitment to our missions is reflected in all aspects of our work.

The Greater Naples Branch is one of the most active in the state of Florida. With a membership of approximately 140 and growing, it is a well respected organization within the community because of its commitment to the community.


RECENT AAUW NEWS  __________________________________________

Think Before You Link

cyber safety

Presented by the Intel Security Digital Safety Program: How Safe is Your Family’s Digital Footprint? Get the answer as Michelle Shaw-Hashman of Intel Security discusses tips on using your electronic devices safely online. This GNB / AAUW STEM event is back by popular demand! Parents and Students Welcome Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:30 p.m. Hodges University Science & Technology Building … Continue reading

From the President’s Keyboard

president light

FROM DR. JANET ANKIEL, JANUARY 2015: As we continue our journey into the new year of 2015, let us proceed with hope.  The recent terrible events in Paris and the threats to Western Europe reawaken our awareness that evil can and does touch us all. So, treasure your hours, days, and weeks and cling to HOPE that many new days … Continue reading

STEM Girls Count Conference – 2015

Having Fun While Experimenting

Why Does the AAUW Greater Naples Branch Host a STEM conference for girls? The STEM Girls Count Conference was developed to address the groundbreaking AAUW research that highlighted the need to inspire female students to excel in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects as they enter puberty. Since the first conference in 1997, girls and their parents/guardians have come … Continue reading

2014 – 2015 Branch Meeting Speakers


NEXT BRANCH MEETING: February 7, 2015:  Linda Oberhaus, Executive Director, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children – “Human Trafficking in Florida”.  AT THIS MEETING, we will be collecting backpacks for Friends of Foster Children of SWFL. As you may recall, our January speaker, Jane Billings, its Executive Director, reported that foster children are often moved suddenly – sometimes in the … Continue reading