American Association of University Women
About AAUW Rancho Bernardo
The Rancho Bernardo Branch has served Rancho Bernardo, Poway, Rancho Penasquitos, and Escondido in the Southern California area since 1969.
Membership in AAUW offers a variety of rewarding experiences including opportunities
- To attend thought-provoking monthly General Meetings featuring speakers who discuss topics such as women’s issues, current events and other matters of general interest;
- To participate in Special Interest Groups and other events that provide opportunities to meet other women who believe education is a lifelong process;
- To form working relationships and friendships with other college graduates through branch business meetings and social gatherings geared toward mutual interests;
- To develop leadership skills through holding board and chair positions in the organization.
AAUW – RB Primary Focus
- Grant scholarships to women in local colleges and universities through the AAUW-RB Local Scholarship Fund;
- Sponsor incoming 8th-grade girls in a weeklong science camp to pique their interest in the fields of science and math through its Tech Trek program;
- Provide grants, fellowships and funding for special projects for graduate women through the AAUW Funds;
- Support legislation on issues affecting education, women and children.
AAUW Mission Statement
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research.
AAUW encourages diversity and has adopted the following: There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or class.