AAUW’s Mission

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

The 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 100 and growing, it is a well respected organization within the community.

RECENT AAUW NEWS  __________________________________________

A Taste of Greece

Goats, Wood Worms and Scorpions share the paradise that is the island of Sifnos, Greece, and the summer home of Laura Candris, who hosted a Talks and Tours fundraiser for local scholarships in her home.   Close your eyes and picture a white-washed home above the bay with a woman in a caftan blowing in the breeze. A travel log snapshot!   … Continue reading

2017 Holiday Luncheon

AAUW GNB members paused their busy schedules on December 9 to share in an annual Holiday Luncheon held at Shula’s.  New members were introduced and identified by colorful bead necklaces. It was not only a social time but also a chance to celebrate our commitment to improving the lives of girls and women. And it was a time to celebrate our … Continue reading

– Make the Most of Your Contribution

NO FUSS FUND DRIVE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT GNB AAUW LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS The board of GNB AAUW Charitable Foundation, Inc. recently approved a “No Fuss Fund Drive” to provide local scholarships to be awarded in April. Over $1000 was received on #Giving Tuesday to kick off the drive. Our goal is $8000 and the Drive will continue through February. Please share … Continue reading

School Vouchers

Five members of GNB AAUW attended the Oct 30 meeting of the Coalition For Quality Public Education (C4QPE) at which Pat Drago spoke on school vouchers. Florence Chandler, Karen Clegg, Jan Messer, Ardel Nelson, and Kathy Ryan attended to hear Pat Drago, member of the League of Women Voters of Volusia County and the state board of directors of The … Continue reading