About Us

WHO WE ARE…

Mission
To advance gender equity for women and girls
through research, education, and advocacy.
Value
Nonpartisan.
Fact-based.
Integrity.
Inclusion and Intersectionality
Vision
Equity for all.
Diversity Statement
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.

The Suffolk Virginia Branch was founded in 1959. We currently have 20 members, three  are honorary lifetime members who have been members for 50 or more years and one of our members is a charter member. In 2018, the Suffolk Branch was awarded a certificate and a check for $30 for “Most New Members” by having 12 new members.

Suffolk VA Branch

Left to right-Front Row: Lily Balderson Paul D. Camp Community College Affiliate member, Nancy Warren-Suffolk Branch President, and Denise Murden- Suffolk Branch VP Programs Co-Chair. Back Row: Cyndi Shanahan, State Membership Chair, and State Co-Presidents- Sandy Lawrence and Patsy Quick