AAUW Raleigh-Wake County (NC) Branch
The Raleigh Branch, organized February 12, 1909, is North Carolina’s oldest AAUW branch and the third oldest branch in the South Atlantic; after Richmond and Atlanta. These three originated as branches of the Southern Association of College Women and became extensions of AAUW when the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (organized in 1881) merged in 1921 with the Southern Association of College Women (organized in 1903.) This all came to form the American Association of University Women (now known as AAUW). The name was changed in 1997-98 to Raleigh/Wake County Branch.
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.