Welcome to AAUW Texas

The American Association of University Women has been empowering women since 1881.

 

AAUW-Texas includes the state organization and local branches in four districts, working for equity for women and girls in schools, on campuses, and in our communities.


Texas Lobby Day, Tuesday, April 3,4, 2017

You are invited to two AAUW TX Public Policy events in April. April 3 will be a Pre-Lobby Day event at Jean Bessent’s home beginning at 4:00 p.m. Please RSVP to tx.aauw.policy@gmail.com by March 31 if you plan to attend. We are limited in space so appreciate the RSVP.

Tuesday, April 4 is Lobby Day at the Capitol. Please join us in the Center Room, REJ Conference Center (1501 N Congress Ave.) beginning at 9:00 a.m. No need to RSVP this event. Wear RED . More information can be found on the Equal Pay page .

The 7 branches with highest participation will receive a $100 mini grant!


WOMEN’S MARCH IN TEXAS

Many of you have heard of the January 21 Women’s March in Washington. Did you know we had similar marches in Texas? Why the Women’s March? We walked for social justice: the rights, safety, and health for all.

Marches in Texas
Alpine
Austin
Beaumont
Brownsville
Denton
El Paso
Houston
San Antonio
Wichita Falls

Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill with AAUW!

You’ve marched in Texas, now come to the 2017 AAUW National Convention, to be held June 14-17, 2017, in Washington D.C and take your voice directly to Capitol Hill. As we prepare for the changing political climate, your voice is needed now more than ever.By participating in Lobby Day at the convention, you too can hone your advocacy skills and apply them to meetings on Capitol Hill, at your statehouse, and in your community. Read more …


AAUW Texas 48th Biennial State Conference

More details coming soon!


AAUW TEXAS Goals From Board Meeting July, 2016

Goal 1: Work on pay-equity by fulfilling activities outlined in Public Policy Grant Action Items

Goal 2: Verify that TX colleges and universities have Title IX coordinators

Goal 3: Develop mechanism for electronic voting at 2018 state convention.

Goal 4: Assist branches in becoming compliant with AAUW governance requirements.

Goal 5: Assist Branches in retaining members.

Goal 6: Assist Branches in increasing diversity in branch membership.


Model Bylaws

AAUW has sent out the new “model bylaws” and all affiliates (states, branches and other entities) will have to revise their bylaws to conform with this newer model.  ALL BYLAWS SHOULD BE UPDATED BY JANUARY 31, 2017.

Here is the link to the model bylaws:  http://www.aauw.org/resource/state-and-branch-model-bylaws/


University Woman Texas Newsletters are Online

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Our newsletter, the University Woman Texas (UWT) is published four times a year. All branch members with an e-mail address registered with AAUW on the Membership Services Database are e-mailed the UWT online link as soon as it is published.

Register to receive AAUW Texas UWT Newsletters & Alerts!