Welcome to AAUW’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania branch. AAUW is an organization of more than 100,000 members who value education and equal rights — and together provide a powerful voice for women and girls.
March 12, 2014, Branch Meeting: Women and the Media: Reflecting and Influencing Changes in Our Lives.
Thursday, April 24: Travel with AAUW Harrisburg members to Winterthur to see Costumes of Downton Abbey
NEWS: 2013 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Harrisburg Branch of the American Association of University Women recently awarded two scholarships. Briana Hoachlander of Harrisburg was awarded the $1,000. Martha M. Dohner Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Hoachlander is a student at West Chester University, where she is majoring in Spanish with a minor in Criminal Justice. Lydia Black of Camp Hill was awarded the $2,500. Beverly J. Smith Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Black is a student at Westminster College, where she is majoring in biology with aspirations of becoming a physician’s assistant. More ….
NEWS: GATEWAY TO EQUITY AWARD
The Harrisburg Branch of AAUW honored Kathy Silks with the Gateway to Equity Award on March 23rd. Kathy’s life work has been dedicated around the foundational values held dear to AAUW: equity for women through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. She is a long-time member of AAUW (1978) and has worked many years raising funds for AAUW’s Educational Foundation. More….
Formed in 1921, AAUW Harrisburg is a branch of the AAUW national organization. Our mission is advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
Many know of AAUW locally through our support of scholarship and community programs. Our scholarship program helps assists local college students as well as women returning students. We also support national AAUW scholarships and research toward educational equity for women and girls.
The branch program calendar and special interest and community service groups offer more than one hundred local activities over the membership year. Read More
The American Association of University Women was founded in 1881 by a group of 17 women who defied conventions of the times and earned college degrees. Founders Marion Talbot and Ellen H. Richards envisioned an organization uniting female college graduates to play it forward, helping other women attain higher education and finding opportunities to put their education and training to use. Read More