Welcome to the Bend, OR Branch of AAUW!

The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research.

AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.

AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership.  There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or class.

By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.

AAUW of Bend was founded in 1931.  We currently have approximately 40 members.

Racism Statement from AAUW of Oregon

We condemn racism, which is so deeply rooted in our country and demonstrated in many aspects of our lives. There can be no justice or equality when any individuals or communities are treated with indignity or denied equitable access to health care, quality education, desirable housing, opportunities for job advancement and economic security.

As advocates for equality, it behooves us as AAUW of Oregon members to recognize and speak up against racism.

We therefore commit to fighting for justice, long-term and lasting change, and we stand in solidarity against racism. We pledge to take action in advancing policies and systemic changes that respond directly to racial biases.

We also acknowledge that as an organization we have our own work to do.

The Power of Membership

AAUW opens the doors of opportunity to women and girls
through our programs, research, and advocacy.

You can become a member of AAUW of Bend by CLICKING HERE.

Continuing Education Through Programs

Meetings  feature some mission-based programs, local issues and interesting speakers.  There is always something new to learn.  Join us, all our meetings are open to the public.

                                                                  Next Board Meeting:
                                                                   January 5, 2022 7:00 pm

Next Focus Deadline:
January 27, 2022