Welcome to the Austin Branch of AAUW

The Austin Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was organized by 15 women in 1923, at the Driskill Hotel, with many contributions and accomplishments made by branch members and continuing since, as recorded in our HERstory under ABOUT US.


Calling college students to register for NCCWSL

This year, AAUW invites hundreds of college women from around the country for two days of virtual leadership training, inspiration and networking at our National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). This  virtual event  will be held on May 25 and 26, 2021.

AAUW Austin is funding four (4) full scholarships for participation in this year’s NCCWSL. The deadline for submitting scholarship applications and a short essay is March 31, 2021.

For more information about NCCWSL and an application form, click here.


Named Gift Nominations

It is the time of the year to nominate members for Named Gift awards. The number of awards is based on the amount of money branch members donated to the national organization in 2020. If you want to nominate to be recognized and honored, the form can be accessed below. The deadline for nominations is April 1, 2021.

AAUW FUND NAMED GIFT form 2021


Would you like to learn more?

AAUW Austin Member Handout 8-9-20

2020-2021 Strategic Plan & Goals


 Our 2020-2021 Branch Program Schedule 

 March 13 at 10:00 a. m. – via ZOOM

“Racial Geography at the University of Texas Austin”

                 Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Diversity,
University of Texas at Austin

April 10 at 10:00 a. m. – via ZOOM

“Our Fragile Early Childhood System: Lessons from COVID 19

           Cathy McHorse, Vice President,Success by 6 at United Way for Greater Austin

May 8 at 10:00 a. m. – via ZOOM

 U T Fellowship Recipients
Installation of Officers


Texas 87th Legislature session.

January 12, 2021 at noon is the beginning of the Texas 87th Legislature session. Bills for the 87th Legislature are being filed now.  https://capitol.texas.gov/ has bill information, and the Senate and House of Representatives lists.


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.