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  __________________________________________

GNB Members Marched with Women Together for Freedom – January 2018

GNB AAUW members joined over 2400 people to march from Old Naples up Fifth Avenue to Cambier Park on Saturday, January 20, one year after the Women’s March of 2017. More than 20 GNB members, their husbands and friends, marched together to demonstrate for equality for women and girls. A staunch group of members hosted our table at Cambier Park where the marchers … Continue reading

Accepting Scholarship Application through March 15th

APPLY HERE Do you need financial assistance for tuition? The Local Scholarship Program awards tuition assistance to women over 21 years of age who reside in Collier or southern Lee County who are seeking an Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at a regionally accredited college or university. Candidate Eligibility Requirements: Women over 21 who are pursuing an Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s … Continue reading

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