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28th Annual Woman of the Year Award

Each March AAUW Wyandotte-Downriver Branch is honored to present the Woman of the Year Award in recognition of Woman’s History Month.  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.

We also celebrate our Collegiate Scholarship Recipients attending Baker College, Henry Ford College, Lawrence Tech and Wayne County Community College. Additional recipients of AAUW’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) scholarships will also be recognized at our March event held at WCCCD.

+++ WOMAN OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED  +++                                                      Ceremony will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Download the 2019 WoY Nomination Form for additional information.  Contact Jane Russ if any questions.


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.

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.