Leadership: Ann Pehle, President
Address: PO Box 815, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 17013
Volunteer opportunities: Join members of AAUW Carlisle as we advance societal change through non-partisan advocacy on issues impacting women and girls including education, gender pay equity, Title IX, STEM, Economic Security and Get Out The Vote. AAUW members engage with our organization in a variety of ways, from collaborating with other organizations in Cumberland County and promoting political agendas and community education to experts and community leaders. We learn about equity issues in our own community through content-rich monthly meetings, and socialize by participating in interest group activities such as book club, bridge theft, cultural outings, and gourmet dinner group.
Donation possibilities: AAUW makes sure that nothing stands in the way of women and girls achieving what they want in life, and we couldn’t do it without the passionate community of women – and men – who bring life to life. to our mission across the country. From equal pay to increasing opportunities for women in STEM to expanding women’s leadership, we are at the forefront of making change happen. You can support AAUW by becoming a member (visit carlisle-pa.aauw.net) or by donating to our scholarship fund (AAUW Carlisle, PO Box 815, Carlisle, PA 17013), which awards scholarships to female students in Cumberland County
Mission: The mission of the American Association of University Women is to advance gender equality for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. Officially founded in 1881, the non-profit organization has a national network of 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. AAUW is one of the largest sources of funding in the world exclusively for female university graduates, providing $ 3.5-4 million in scholarships, grants and awards for women and for action projects annually. community. The AAUW Foundation also funds pioneering research on women, girls and education. AAUW sponsors grassroots and advocacy efforts, campus research and action projects, and other educational programs in conjunction with its ongoing programmatic theme, Education as a Gateway to Women’s Economic Security. Locals frequently host speakers who highlight a variety of women’s topics.