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Welcome to the Wyandotte-Downriver (MI) Branch!

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

AAUW’s Mission
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 and girls have a fair chance.

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) will be held at the University of Maryland from Wednesday, May 30 through Saturday, June 2, 2018.

The 2018 program is the biggest, boldest NCCWSL yet! At NCCWSL, participants will:

  • Develop and strengthen a voice, skill set, and mind-set for leadership
  • Build a professional tool kit for postgraduate life
  • Learn how, why, and when to take action and be a change maker
  • Gain a better understanding of local, national, and global issues and policies affecting women and of AAUW’s role in empowering women

AAUW Wyandotte-Downriver Foundation will sponsor three college or university Downriver students. All bus costs and registration fees will be paid. Contact Andrea Witkowski or Jackie Hector for more details. NCCWSL registration ends in April so act soon!

27th Annual Woman of the Year

♦ Accepting 2018 Woman of the Year Nominations ♦

Each March AAUW Wyandotte-Downriver Branch is honored to present the Woman of the Year Award in recognition of Woman’s History Month. The awards are presented to Downriver women and men whose efforts have strengthened, supported and/or made a difference in the lives of others in a significant way.

This year will be the 27th year for this celebration.

Download the 2018 WoY Application and submit by Tuesday, February 27.

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger is committed to helping our community grow and prosper and through its Kroger Community Rewards®, AAUW members can contribute to the Foundation through this program…all you need to do is enroll, shop at any Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

Link here for all the details on Kroger’s website and select organization number 90688 for the AAUW WYANDOTTE-DOWNRIVER FOUNDATION INC.

Thanks for your support.