March1AAUW (American Association of University Women) is a charitable membership organization with a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Our Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch meetings feature speakers discussing current issues, women’s issues, and other timely and interesting topics.  Please learn more about us.

Here are the latest happenings at our branch…


The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce in accordance with the 30 day notification to all branch members and in advance of the April General Membership vote your new nominees for our branch’s Executive Board 2015-2016. 

Alicia Hetman on Title IX:  Learn more about how Title IX works from our former AAUW California President on Wednesday, April 22.  Click here for information.

THE ADVOCATE:  (March 1, 2015) The latest edition of our newsletter, The Advocate is now available.  Click here to read and to print.  In this issue, read about:

International Women’s Day Celebration on March 7.
– Our Proposed 2015-2016 Slate of Officers.
DAW AAUW Local Scholarship Applications are now due.

Big Thank You for our 2014 Holiday Home Tour. Read more.

See pictures of our 2014 May Installation and Local Scholarship Award Ceremony and our 2014 Garden Tour!   Thank you, everyone, for a successful 2014 Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek AAUW Garden Tour raising AAUW Funds of more than $22,000 to promote education and equity for women and girls.  Click here to read about our results, appreciation, and view some lovely pictures of that day.

We welcome our 2014-15 Executive Board, installed on May 29th Installation Ceremony

President Mary Ellen Blake
Co-Presidents-Elect Kathy McKnight and Liz Williams
Programs Co-Vice-Presidents Judy Lauper and Melanie Wade
Membership Co-Vice-Presidents Tena Gallagher and Soni Leighton
AAUW Funds Vice-President Carol Kennedy
Secretary Kate Reed
Treasurer Marilyn Lawver