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


2016 Holiday Home Tour
Friday and Saturday, December 9 and 10, 2016 – Holiday Home Tour
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for our fabulous Holiday Home Tour where we showcase five beautiful, and festively decorated, homes in the Danville and Diablo area. Bring friends and family and join us for our marvelous Holiday Home Tour. Your ticket purchase will help send middle school girls in the local community, to a one-week Tech Trek math-science camp at Sonoma State University. It will also provide funds to help local women finish their college education.

Additional details available here.

Volunteer here.


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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