AAUW of MISSOURI in 2022-2023 seeks to
-Champion equal access in education, emphasizing STEM.
-Ensure education at every level is free from sex discrimination.
-Bolster inclusive career pathways for women in skills and training.
-Expand number of women in leadership, particularly in STEM.
-Promote women’s economic security.
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AAUW-MO WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AWARD—2024
It is time to start thinking about an outstanding member of AAUW Missouri who has promoted the mission and values of AAUW in her branch and community. Every member knows a member worthy of this recognition.
Each branch may nominate one member from any Missouri branch. She need not be a member of your branch. Please discuss with your branch leadership and submit a nomination form. The deadline for submitting the information is April 6, 2024.
Previous nominees may be resubmitted in subsequent years. (Previous award winners are not eligible.) This award is presented at the AAUW MO Conference to one member each year.
Sue Shineman, President-Elect & Women of Distinction Chair
The 2023 AAUWMO STATE CONFERENCE WAS HELD BY ZOOM ON SATURDAY, MAY 6. SEE A SUMMARY OF EVENTS AND PHOTOS.
Check out the Public Policy link! Take advantage
of this chance to make your voice heard!
AAUWMO actively pursues the AAUW Mission, and activities and programs reflect AAUW Priorities. See programs from AAUWMO that branches are invited to share, and see a list of programs presented by Missouri Branches in 2021-2022.
BRANCHES use the STAR AWARD and BRANCH ACTION PLAN form to plan and report their branch’s successful year and earn up to 10 MO stars, one for each of the ten focus areas. All successes (large and small, few and many) are important for achieving AAUW’s mission
AAUW and the League of Women Voters
participated in the Unveiling of the Historical Site marker for The “Golden Lane” – the 1916 suffragists’ silent march along Locust Street, St. Louis, as part of the“Votes for Women Trail ” project on July 3rd. This successful program hasa been completed.
See more background information on the Votes for Women Trail and the Pomeroy Marker project.
Here’s a link to a video on the Golden Lane March too – https://m.facebook.com/watch/?v=908170406499285&_rdr
The 2022 AAUW MO State Conference was held in Columbia on May 6 and 7! See pictures and a report
. Inclusion & Equity
AAUW seeks to guarantee inclusiveness, equity, individual rights, and social justice for a diverse society. Click this link to learn more about our Missouri Inclusion & Equity Committee.
Women typically are paid 80 percent of what men are paid. Take the AAUW’s free Work Smart online workshop to learn how to negotiate for more.
Visit and then join a branch to participate in the activities that are “breaking through barriers for women and girls!”
AAUW Mission: To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.
AAUW Vision: Equity for all.
AAUW Values: Nonpartisan. Fact-based. Integrity. Inclusion and intersectionality.
When women vote we change the conversation. AAUW has a long history of holding legislators accountable for how they vote on AAUW priority issues. AAUW is nonpartisan. We do not support any candidate or party, but we do follow the issues important to women and girls and families. Become an AAUW “Two-Minute-Activist”.
Visit the Branches—Forms for branches pages to get applications and information for your branch to apply for grants and awards.