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  __________________________________________

March for Our Lives

Of the more than 3,000 people who participated in the March for Lives rally and march through downtown Naples on March 24, 2018, 16 were AAUW members and spouses.  The purpose of this rally, organized by students, was to demand stronger gun control laws.  AAUW also staffed a table in Cambier Park, which was visited by many people who asked … Continue reading

2018 Girls Count STEM Conference Inspires Students and Parents Alike

The 21st Annual Greater Naples Charitable Foundation Girls Count STEM Conference, hosted Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Barron Collier High School, was enthusiastically complimented by both the attending fifth grade girls as well as their parents and teachers.  Ninety-two of the 113 registered girls attended the conference along with 88 parents, and six registered teachers. Forty of the attending adults … Continue reading

AAUW Celebrates 50 Years

Approximately 50 AAUW members and guests helped the Greater Naples Branch celebrate its 50th anniversary earlier this month. The event featured Past President Jacqueline Pierce, who reviewed the historical highlights of the world, the United States, AAUW and women’s issues decade by decade, starting in the 1950s. Her talk was made all the more special and fun as members strolled … Continue reading

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