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.


AAUW Austin, TX Branch September 8 Branch Meeting

Features Dr. Jeremi Suri, professor in the University of Texas Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

The History of the Presidency (The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office) discusses the changes in the duties and expectations the Office of the U.S. President has undergone from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Please join us for fascinating lecture. 

We will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the whimsical Spider House Ballroom, 2908 Fruth Street (one block east of Guadalupe and there is a free parking lot on 29th Street and Fruth.)   Lunch reservations are required.  RSVP to Jean Bessent at jeanbessent@gmail.com or 512-328-2709 by September 3, 2018.


AAUW-Austin Branch Programs  2018-2019

Dr. Jeremi Suri LBJ School of Public Affairs:  The History of the Presidency  

September 8, 2018, Sat.     The Spider House Ballroom, 2908 Fruth St, Austin, TX 78705

Lunch Bats at the Bellevue by Fran Hutchinson 

October 10, 2018, Wed.   Chateau Bellevue, 708 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701 

AAUW 95th Birthday Party    Women’s History

November 10, 2018, Sat. Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757

Holiday Party – Past Board Presidents

December 2, 2018, Sun., Congregation Beth Israel 3901 Shoal Creek Blvd. Austin 78756

Professor Sanford Levinson book Our Undemocratic Constitution   

January 9, 2019 Wed., Chateau Bellevue, 708 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701 

Panel discussion on Food and Education

February 9, 2019, Sat., Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757

An opera-tune-ity to learn more about local music

March 13, 2019 Wed., Chateau Bellevue, 708 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701 

Women’s Health and Branch Business Meeting

April 13, 2019, Sat., Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757

Introduction of Scholarship recipients and “No Small Matter: Early Childhood Development 78 years after AAUW-Austin Founded Chalmers Nursery School

May 11, 2019, Sat. Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757