Welcome to the Downers Grove Area (IL) Branch of AAUW!

AAUW (American Association of University Women): www.aauw.org is a national organization of 100,000 women and men in more than 1000 branches across the country. AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal changes.

We support the National AAUW mission:
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

The Downers Grove Area Branch was founded in 1949 and has approximately 100 members from Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Westmont, and Woodridge. As a branch, we study global issues, promote women’s education, and meet for social events.

The Back to the Books Scholarship application is OPEN!

Please print or download the flyer to share with friends and family!


Annual Potluck Dinner with special guests the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Social: 6:15 P.M., Potluck: 6:30 P.M. with a Book Raffle for LAF
Presentation & Performance: 7:15 P.M.

Downers Grove Public Library, main floor meeting room

Join us for our annual Fall Potluck! Bring a dish to share and enjoy good food and fellowship.
Members should bring a dish based on the letter with which their last name begins, as follows:
S-Z – a main course
A-H – a salad or side dish
I-R – a dessert.
Don’t forget some cash for the fun LAF raffle!
Bring a guest!  Anyone who joins during the event will get 50% off their National Dues with the “Shape the Future” membership campaign.
We will be informed and entertained by the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble at 7:15!
Connie Canaday Howard, Artistic Director, will present a background history of the professional company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center on the College of DuPage campus with a mission enmeshed in supporting the training of the next generation of theatre artists
After a preview of the 2017/2018 season, actors performing in Outside Mullingar will present a preview of the show.


Pot Luck September 2016 Photo by Kate Skegg