Welcome to AAUW Missouri’s Website

Greetings from the President

Welcome to AAUW Missouri.  We are changiJan for webng the climate for women and girls in Missouri.
Visit and then join a branch to participate in the activities that are “breaking through barriers for women and girls!”
~~Jan Scott, AAUW Missouri President  

AAUW Mission:  AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW Value Promise:  By joining AAUW, we belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

When women vote we change the conversation.  AAUW has a long history of holding their legislators accountable for how they vote on AAUW priority issues.

AAUW is non-partisan.  We do not support any candidate or party but we do follow the issues important to women and girls and families.  Click on the “advocate” tab for important information.


 AAUW of Missouri 2017 Convention,“Changing the Climate for Women and Girls” convened on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in
Columbia, MO .  See pictures and a narrative in our PHOTO GALLERY. or link directly.

Keep informed on proposed legislation that will be considered when the Missouri Legislators re-convene.  Read  about bills that state Senator Jill Schupp has pre-filed.

The Women’s Network, (a coalition member with AAUW) has announced the 30th annual women’s Equality Day Brunch on August 26Get an advance flyer here.

 SPOTLIGHTINSpotlightG: Missouri Branches’ generosity and accomplishments in 2016-17:
(see more here)

 2017 Missouri Outstanding Members:  Karen Francis,  Pat Shores

 AAUW FUND HONORS AND AWARDS 2016   (Total all Funds  $47,494.58)

Top Ten Branches in Total Giving
1. Ballwin-Chesterfield
2. Kirkwood-Webster Groves
3.  St. Charles
4. Kansas City
5. Columbia
6.  Independence
7. Maryville
8.  Creve Coeur
9.  St. Louis
10. Kansas City-Northland

Top Ten Branches in Per Capita Giving
 Kirkwood-Webster Groves  $140.42
 St. Charles                                   76.51
 Ballwin-Chesterfield                 70.20
Maryville                                         59.79
 St. Louis                                         55.30
Ferguson-Florissant                  52.25
 Columbia                                        46.94
Nevada                                            41.25
Kansas City Northland              38.34
Kansas City                                   36.56
State of Missouri “per capita” $67.96

WHAT IS THE GENDER LEADERSHIP GAP? Learn what was discovered through AAUW’s latest research report, Barriers and Bias.  And learn about why we should care!  Click to access a brief paper describing the disturbing findings.  Then visit the national website to read more.

View Pictures and a recap report of the Ten-State Regional Conference in Kansas City, KS, held in June 2016.

View/download newsletters from our branches on the branch locator page.
Download a Missouri in Motion issue of the state newsletter.

~~Visit the Branches-Forms for branches pages to get applications and information for your branch to apply for grants and awards.

~~  Visit our photo gallery to see a report and pictures of past conventions and events  

~~ Last year, AAUW supported the nomination of Virginia Minor, a leader in the struggle for women’s suffrage in Missouri, to the Missouri Hall of Fame.  She was selected!  The dedication ceremony was held Wednesday, September 10 at the Capitol Building in Jefferson City.  Read about the exciting event here!