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  __________________________________________

Board Adopts Membership Processing System

At its March meeting, the Board voted to begin participation in the AAUW Membership Payment Plan (MMP) with the collection of our 2017-18 dues. It is AAUW’s voluntary, online, centralized membership processing system. Very few changes will impact members. After March 15, the Finance Director will invoice each member; but now she will use the national MPP program rather than … Continue reading

Equality for Women, Progress for All

GNB AAUW members (see photo)  participated in the rally for International Women’s Day at the Collier County Courthouse on March 8. The non-partisan rally, ” Equality for Women, Progress for All” ,  was sponsored by Collier Freedom  Ardel Nelson organized our participation in the event which drew public attention to women’s issues. … Continue reading

2017-2018 Officers Selected

The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW announces its officers for 2017–2018: President: Dr. Marcia A Turner Vice President Programs: Glenda Struthers Recording secretary: Mary Himes Director of Finance: Ardel Nelson (temporary) Director of Membership: Laura Candris Director of Schools and Community: Lanetta Warrenburg Director of Communications: Bonnie Butcheri Please congratulate and encourage them on their selections! … Continue reading

Reading is Fundament (RIF) in Full Swing

Reading is Fundament (RIF) is in full swing this year. We have had one book distribution at Parkside Elementary, Golden Terrace Primary and Golden Terrace Intermediate this year. We have distributed 1,700 books to date. A large percent of the student body (92% at Golden Terrace and 96% at Parkside) are on the subsidized lunch programs. Most of the children … Continue reading