Welcome to the Huntsville, AL Branch of AAUW!

Next Meeting

January 7, 2017, Saturday Lunch Meeting

Canceled Due to Weather

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Athens State University
Student Center Ballroom
300 North Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611

Program: Welcome to the New Normal
This program will feature Maureen Costello, Director of Teaching Tolerance at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). She will speak to the impact of the election on schools and the surge of hate incidents nationally, as reported to the SPLC.

Lunch is $20. This link will take you to SquareUP so that you can pay for your lunch online. Please register by January 2. You can also RSVP by calling or emailing Lois Guendel at 256-880-8643, or lois.guendel@knology.net. The menu will be posted soon, so stay tuned!

For questions, contact Tedi Gordon at tedi.gordon@athens.edu.


2016 Tech Trek Follow Up!

The September Program meeting allowed the Huntsville Branch members hear about Tech Trek, both from participants and from the organizers and volunteers.  Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting. Visit our 2016 Tech Trek page to see images of participants and volunteers.

And if that’s not enough, check out the slideshow!

2016 NCCWSL Follow Up!

Ashley Williams and Kimberly Oden, attendees of the 2016 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) AND 2016 Tech Trek counselors, provided a wonderful report on their experiences at NCCWSL at our September Program meeting!  Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting.

Ongoing Events

Join the ¡Adelante! Book Club as they discuss The Poisoned Table by Diane Michael Canto, AAUW National Member.  ¡Adelante! is taking a holiday break and will resume meetings in January.  Go to our Activities Page to read more about this month’s selections.

AAUW Polo Shirts! Click on this link to view a picture of the shirt and pricing.  Contact Tawanna Townsend  at mstownsend7@gmail.com to place your order!

AAUW, the American Association of University Women, is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners.

For more than 128 years, AAUW Members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.

Join us and support an organization with a long track record of crucial issues affecting women:

    • Education
    • Civil Rights
    • Family and Medical Leave
    • Sex Discrimination … and others

Help our 100,000 members work for change:

    • Promote gender-fair classroom practices and national legislators on AAUW priority issues
    • Mentor girls and women
    • Raise money to fund women scholars
    • Raise money to fund ground-breaking research
    • Participate in a community action program or start your own project

While we’re known for getting things done, we also take time to enjoy each other’s company. As an AAUW member, you will belong to a strong network of talented people, one that can stimulate a lifetime of personal and professional growth.

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.


AAUW was founded in 1881, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Huntsville Branch was chartered in April 1949. AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a college or university on the list of qualified institutions. Undergraduates are welcome to become AAUW student affiliates.

AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in the group on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class. Membership is not by invitation.