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

We are  AAUW-ODC, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) branch of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties of North Carolina and the cities and towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Hillsborough, Mebane, Pittsboro, Sanford and Siler City. We welcome guests from all over NC and the world! Our branch was founded on March 15, 1923, in Chapel Hill at UNC-CH.  RENEW OR JOIN NOW.

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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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“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: $6 million awarded annually in fellowships and grants to support 250 women and nonprofit organizations.