Welcome to AAUW – Gainesville (FL) Branch

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.  Select the “History” page for more information.

Questions about AAUW’s Gainesville Branch? 

Contact us by e-mail at gainesville-fl@aauw.net.


Increasing voter turnout is a top priority for the 2020 election. The more people who vote, the better our representative democracy will function.

This year is going to be a bit different. Due to COVID-19, some might be concerned about in-person voting in the August 18th primary and possibly the November 3rd general election.

So what can you do?  Get registered to VOTE BY MAIL!!

Go to: https:/www.votealachua.com/Voters/Vote-by-Mail
.  Or call the Supervisor of Elections office at 352-374-5252.

Be sure to read the 12 Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the page.

In Marion County, visit Vote Marion.  

Click here for detailed information about AAUW’s 2019-2021 Public Policy priorities.  Click here for more ideas from AAUW on how to get involved in the 2020 elections and to help increase voter turn-out.


Two-Minute Activist

Send emails and texts to your legislators to fight for equal pay, family leave, stopping sexual harassment, equality in education and more.  You provide the voice. We’ll provide the megaphone.

We provide all the tools you need to call or send messages to your members of Congress, contact your state legislators about pressing issues, and more.

Join AAUW in urging Congress to improve and expand legislation protecting our civil rights, economic security, and access to education.  Sign up to get regular alerts to be able to take timely action.  Visit here and scroll to the end of the web page to sign up.

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Learn to Negotiate for a New Job, Raise or Promotion — and Gain Confidence

Work Smart is a FREE online salary negotiation workshop that will help you to:

• Determine your personal value.
• Set your target salary and benefits.
• Create your strategy to make your pitch.
• Practice, practice, practice.

To learn more and to take the free Work Smart course, visit AAUW.

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Ask us how you can support the efforts of AAUW and the Gainesville Branch.  Contact us by e-mail at gainesville-fl@aauw.net