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

17th Annual Garden Tour

Friday May 12 – Saturday May 13
Tena Gallagher, Garden Tour Chair

Additional Information and Ticket Purchases

Come and celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with us.

Our 17th Annual Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek AAUW Garden Tour will be on Friday, May 12 and Saturday May 13 from 10 AM – 4 PM each day. We are so fortunate to have five beautiful gardens to share with you and the public. Begin your Mother’s Day weekend by treating your mother and daughters or bringing friends to this self-guided tour of beautiful gardens in the Alamo and Danville area.

Additional Information and Ticket Purchases: Tickets are $35 through April 29th. Afterwards they will be $40.

Volunteer Opportunities for AAUW members


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: May 23, 2017

May 11: Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way


June 8: Installation & Local Scholarship Awards
June 14-17: National Convention


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