Welcome to the Orange, Durham, Chatham Counties Branch of AAUW-North Carolina!

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Next branch program date: Oct. 16th, 10:30AM -Noon (Zoom) | Register now. Log in early. AAUW-NC is co-sponsoring this as its statewide monthly program, too. Details – click here.

Don’t miss this 90-min. documentary about Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray. Streaming starts Oct. 1. It includes rare footage and audio recordings of Dr. Murray. Some of it was filmed in Durham at the childhood home of Dr. Murray.  Listen now to learn about Pauli’s Power on the Tested Podcast – click here.

“My name is Pauli Murray and my field of concentration has been human rights. My whole personal history has been a struggle to meet standards of excellence in a society which has been dominated by the ideas that Blacks were inherently inferior to whites and women were inherently inferior to men.” — Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray

While we have many voices, all AAUW members share a commitment to advancing gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy. More than ever, we must embrace our values and continue to strive towards diversity, equity and inclusion; it’s a journey that will never end.

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Celebrate and raise money for scholarships!   Birthday Dollars

Click on the button to find out how we’re making birthday wishes come true for women scholars in Orange, Durham and Chatham counties. We hope you’ll join us.


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Coming Soon: Central Carolina (CCCC) Scholarship – Fall  2022


“The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.”

  • Mission: To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.
  • Vision: Equity for all.
  • Values: Nonpartisan, Fact-based, Integrity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality.
  • Focus: Education & Training, Economic Security, and Leadership
  • Results: $3.9 million awarded annually in fellowships and grants to support 250 women and nonprofit organizations.

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