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.


Contribute to the Legal Advocacy Fund and enjoy some good food at the Fuddruckers Benefit Night on Thursday, October 26.

Give a benefit day flyer to the cashier when you order.


Please support our branch with the purchase of a Carson’s Community Days booklet.


Great Lakes Restoration & Protection of our Fresh Waters

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business Meeting: 8:00 P.M.
Downers Grove Public Library
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is a coalition of 130 US and Canadian mayors working to advance the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.  Guest speaker Melissa Soline will discuss the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence system (its ecology and significance to our region and two countries) as well as the restoration efforts and the challenges the Lakes and River face today.