Welcome to AAUW Harrisburg!

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. Learn more.


AAUW Work Smart Initiative: AUWW Work Smart is a program for everyone designed to help you negotiate for a new job, raise, or promotion through an on line guide and tutorial. You will learn:

  • How to identify and articulate your personal value
  • How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other negotiation strategies, including how to get a raise or promotion
  • How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits
  • About the wage gap, including its long-term consequences

This free program is available to everyone at https://salary.aauw.org/work-smart/

Take action with AAUW: Our elected officials are making important decisions about education, economic security, health care, and civil rights every day.  Learn more at the AAUW Action Network.

2019-20 Scholarships Available: AAUW Harrisburg announces three college scholarships available to women from Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry County who are pursuing degrees in the 2019-2020 academic year. See our Scholarship Page for application materials.


Saturday, May 4, 2019: AAUW Harrisburg’s Spring Luncheon: We celebrate our Branch accomplishments! We will honor our 2019 Community Woman of the Year, and install Branch officers for 2019-2020. 11:30-2:30 p.m. at The Susquehanna Club, 79 Mifflin Avenue, New Cumberland, PA. Reservations by April 20. Get details.

November 2-14, 2019. AAUW Members and Friends will Travel to Spain & Morocco: Madrid, Córdoba, Granada’s Royal Chapel, Royal Alcázar of Seville, Paella Demonstration, Flamenco Show, Jerez de la Frontera, Sherry Tasting, Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fes, Meknes, Rabat, Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Marrakech, El Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Mosque, Choice on Tour, Casablanca, Hassan II Mosque. Learn more about it.

NEWS: AAUW Harrisburg’s 2019 Community Woman of the Year Award recognizes Sharice Johnson. Sharice is coordinator of youth development programs, mentor, and coach at Milton Hershey School. She develops special programs centered on building strong character and leadership skills for hundreds of high school students. 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, founded in 1881, is the largest and oldest national organization advancing equity for women and girls.  Through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research, we seek to break barriers and provide women and girls a fair chance to pursue their life goals. Read More

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