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

The Foster Care System:
What Works, What Doesn’t, and How You Can Make a Difference

Saturday, January 28, 2017


Paulina Astafuroff discusses the riveting Foster Care program  and will share her personal story about growing up in the foster care system,
transitioning out of the system, and finding her way to UC Berkeley where she is currently enrolled.

10 a.m. — Noon
Danville Town Meeting Hall
201 Front Street

Additional details available here.


January 24, 2017rosevelt

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.

Click here for more information.


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