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  __________________________________________

From the President’s Keyboard – February 2015

president light

FROM DR. JANET ANKIEL, FEBRUARY 2015: The past several weeks have afforded me the joy of watching the women of GNB AAUW plan and work together for the greater good. Attending meetings of the Scholarship Committee chaired by Nikki Felts and Jeannine Klump allowed your president to witness the entire committee’s care and thoughtfulness as they plan to award scholarships … Continue reading

Branch Donations

mac and cheese

By Laura Candris We donated 15 backpacks to Friends of Foster Children in February!  At the March 7 meeting, I will have donation receipts available for those who donated cash or a backpack. The branch will be collecting for The Shelter for Abused Women and Children at our March 7 branch meeting. Please bring baby pampers, food, such as mac … Continue reading

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

STEM Girls Count Conference 2015 – A Great Success!

Having Fun While Experimenting

STEM GIRLS (REALLY DO) COUNT! By Caroline Crew The morning started with gloves, hats, and shivering volunteers. But when the participants began arriving to the 18th annual STEM Girls Count conference on Saturday, warm welcomes and enthusiastic smiles replaced the chattering teeth.  Over 250 girls, parents, guardians, family members, teachers, and guests filled the Lecture Hall at Hodges and the … Continue reading