Welcome to AAUW Tacoma Branch

April Meeting—Annual Members’ Tea

Come to celebrate spring with Tacoma AAUW members at our Annual Tea.  We’ll meet at Jane’s lovely home.   Jane is superb gardener and the coordinator of Diggers and Delvers and we’ll get a peek at her spring flowers and shrubs.  We look forward to tea, delicious food* and a relaxing afternoon. This tea is open to current and perspective members.

Hats, gloves and festive tea attire encouraged.

* If possible, please bring sweet or savory tea-fare for sharing


When:  2-4 pm, Sunday, April 23, 2017

Where:  Tacoma. Let us know if you need the address.


Upcoming programs

Saturday, April 22, 2017: AAUW Washington State Annual Meeting. It will be held at Cedar River Watershed Educational Center near North Bend. Click here for photos of the venue. Those who need to stay overnight can find hotels in Issaquah.

Saturday, May 20: Annual Spring Luncheon: Celebration of Tacoma Branch 110th anniversary

April 22, 2017: AAUW Washington State Annual Meeting

May 20, 2017: Annual Spring Luncheon


Welcome to the Tacoma, WA Branch of AAUW!

Tacoma AAUW is the premier organization in our community dedicated to promoting equity for women and girls.  AAUW empowers women!

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nation wide organization with nearly 1000 branches and over 150,000 members. Our mission it to advance equity through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  In the Tacoma branch, members come together for the common goal of breaking through education and economic barriers for women and girls.

Public Policy: For over a century, the Tacoma branch has examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day.  Today, our agenda includes pay equity; improved and stable funding for public education; protecting the reproductive health of women and girls.

STEM: Tacoma branch sponsors middle school girls for Tech Trek, a week long camp to teach, inspire, and strengthen girls’ knowledge and dedication to science, technology, engineering and math.  We want to remove barriers women face to careers on STEM. Tech Trek WA is a life-changing opportunity for girls to excel in math and science.  To support this effort and donate, click here.

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Scholarship:  For many years, the branch has offered scholarships for college women.

Leadership:  Through our partnerships with Pacific Lutheran University, University of Washington Tacoma, and Pierce College, we offer college women student leaders the opportunity to attend leadership training and networking in Washington D.C.

Education: We offer members and the community regular programs to learn about ways to improve lives of women and girls.  Recent programs include:  “After Sexual Assault: How women can get care and why they usually don’t”; “The Politics of Being a Woman;”  “The Importance of Community Health Centers”;  Prison Pet Partnership”;  Overcoming the Glass Ceiling in Arts Leadership.


To contact us, please send email tacoma@aauw-wa.org

Our most recent newsletter can be found here. Check it out!

To join or renew your AAUW Tacoma membership join_bigbutton_opt(which includes state and national membership), go here. It’s easy!

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