People of every race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin and level of physical ability are invited to join. AAUW Mississippi has over 100 members in eight branches throughout the state and five partnering university/college sites.
Who Can Become a Member?
Nationally, membership is open to anyone who has earned an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university; or anyone working toward their first baccalaureate degree may join as a student affiliate.
How Do You Apply For Membership?
Contact the State Membership Vice President, Regina Hyatt firstname.lastname@example.org
for current membership incentives, or join as a member-at-large via the national AAUW website (www.aauw.org).
Any Discounts or Special Offers?
AAUW offers a Shape The Future (STF) discount for New Membership. People who join an AAUW branch at a “public event / program,” sign our guest book and pay on that day are eligible for a discount of ONE HALF OFF the national dues. AAUW members who have lapsed for more than 2 years are also eligible for a STF discount when re-joining at a public event.
Membership dues are also cut in half after the half year mark.
Why Should You Join AAUW?
- Fellowship with intelligent, educated women who have a variety of activities and interests.
- Opportunity for contacts with community leaders.
- Builds self-esteem and gives a greater vision of what one can accomplish and become.
- Community involvement.
- Value of membership from AAUW national web page
Who Might Want to Join AAUW?
- Anyone (men and women) interested in equity issues related to women and girls.
- Those who agree with AAUW’s Public Policy Priorities and want to receive timely notification of important woman’s issues.
- Women who have just moved into the region wanting to meet people.
- Women wanting to expand their social circle.
- New graduates who might want direction and mentoring in their careers.
- Working women who want to network.
- Young mothers tired of baby talk who want to have some intelligent conversation for a change.
- Mothers of older children or “empty nesters” finally having time to “rediscover themselves.”
- Retired women eager to meet other intelligent and active retirees.
Membership with AAUW means you’re part of a community dedicated to changing the climate for women and girls. It also means you have access to some great discounts and special services exclusively offered to members.
AAUW’s member benefits can enhance your professional and personal life and will save you money along the way! Most important, every time you use one of your benefits, you are also supporting AAUW’s vital work, which is what makes AAUW one of the nation’s most powerful voices on women’s issues.With each purchase, AAUW receives a royalty that is used to support the work we do, including our equal pay advocacy, community programs, leadership development tools, student leadership conference, and so much more!