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


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A HOLIDAY LUNCHEON & White Elephant Sale
(Proceeds to the branch – more info to follow)

December 12, 2015, at noon
LeLafayette French Gourmet Restaurant
375 13th Avenue South, Naples, FL  34102

Menu and More Information


The Art of Table Design a Great Success!

The Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation, Inc. held its First Annual Scholarship Fundraiser: “The Art of Table Design” at Grey Oaks Country Club on November 5, 2015.

A number of ASID designers each created a “Tablescape” reflecting his/her own creative and imaginative energy. To view their designs, click: Tablescapes.

Proceeds will benefit the Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund, Inc. The Local Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for mature woman, 21 and older, in Collier County who are seeking a college education so that they can assume key roles in community leadership and in the workplace.


KoreshamKoreshan State Historic Site
3800 Corkscrew Rd
Estero, FL 33928

Tour and Old-fashioned Picnic

Wednesday, January 20th
Meet @10:45 in the Site’s parking lot.

The Koreshan Unity was one of several communal societies in the United States at the turn of the century.

Dr. Cyrus Teed, brought his followers to Estero in 1894. It was here that a new community was to be established as a settlement for the Koreshans. This settlement was to be the New Jerusalem, a life without crime, tobacco, or drugs.

More Information and Registration Form

Branch Meetings at Our New Location!

This year we are meeting at the Gaynor Building at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL. (Enter the campus and drive down the road until it begins to arc to the right. You will see the parking lot and building, the entrance is on the west side. We are on the second floor, reception in the lounge, meeting in Room 210/211.)

Everyone entering the building will need to sign in, present an ID and get a pass.
Please leave extra time for arrival.

RECENT AAUW NEWS  __________________________________________

2015 – 2016 Speakers


November 14 – Dr. Tim Ferguson, Executive Director, Grace Place for Children and Families January 9 – Dr.Colleen Cornwall, Founder & Executive Director, ABLE Academy (Applied Behavioral Learning Enterprises) February 6 – Christine McConnelee, Executive Director, Girls On The Run of Collier County March 5 – Ellin Goetz, Landscape Architect & Founder, Southwest Florida Land Preservation Trust & Conservation Collier … Continue reading



Monday, December 7 – Great Decisions – Donna Carty | Tuesday, December 8 – Bibliophiles, Mystery and Suspense Book Club | Thursday, December 10 – Non Sequitur Holiday Dinner | Saturday, December 12 – Holiday Luncheon at LeLafayette | Monday, December 14 – Non-Fiction Book Club – Karen Clegg   Print PDF … Continue reading

Location, Location, Location!

Hodges University 2010

GNB AAUW will continue to meet at Hodges University with just some minor adjustments. Both the Board meetings and the Girls Count STEM Conference will remain in the Science and Technology building, their previous location. The Saturday morning General Membership meetings will be in the Gaynor Building, rooms 210/211. We will use the 2nd floor student lounge for the sign-in … Continue reading

New STEM Chair and Other Board Positions


THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO HAVE STEPPED UP TO NEW POSITIONS OF LEADERSHIP   NEW STEM CHAIR GNB is proud to announce that Dr. Marcia Turner, Dean of Students at Hodges University, will be our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) chair for 2015-2016. Marcia is particularly well suited to help prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the science and technologies. The … Continue reading