our LEGACY: 1885 – AAUW’s first research study disproves the theory that higher education harms women’s health.

our STORY: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a charitable membership organization with a nation-wide network of more than 170,000 members and donors. Our mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Upcoming Events

Leadership – Book Group Branch Discussion


AAUW CA has a new statewide project this year:  Leadership: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, featuring the book Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way by Robin Gerber.  AAUW CA envisions branches uniting to discuss the insights of this book for both individual and branch growth.

Next Discussion: February 28, 2017

Click here for more information.


International Women’s Day: Personal Stories Of Pakistan
Featuring Danville Author Lubna Jahangiri

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Danville Town Meeting Hall
201 Front Street, Danville
10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Holly Sauer & Liz Williams, Co-Program Chairs

Please mark your calendar for our fascinating International Women’s Day program about issues impacting young girls and women in Pakistan.

This No Cost Event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Your RSVP is needed by end of day March 19 to plan our event arrangements and refreshments.

Please RSVP and send any questions to Holly Sauer.


2017 Local Scholarships  If you are a young woman pursuing a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree, or know someone who is, the Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek Branch of the American Association of University Women is now accepting applications from eligible candidates for our Local 2017 Scholarship Awards. 


For upcoming events, view our 2016-2017 DAW Branch Calendar.

2016-2017 Executive Board:

2016-2017 Executive Board

Pictured: Melanie, Kathy, Soni, Marilyn, Liz, Holly, & Carol

President: Melanie Wade
President Elect: Open
Program Co-Vice President: Holly Sauer & Liz Williams
Membership Vice President: Soni Leighton
AAUW Funds Vice President: Carol Highton
Secretary: Kathy McKnight
Treasurer: Marilyn Lawver