Welcome to AAUW La Crosse website.

AAUW La Crosse Meeting Information: click here or go to “Programs/Events” above.

Congratulations Erica!   Read More . . .
Erica Koonmen received “YWCA Empowering Women” Award
at YWCA’s 2023 Outstanding Women Event

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
La Crosse Branch DEI read more . . .

DEI Objectives Click here-23_24_DEI
Go to DE&I Tool Kit  –  Click here.

June Reinert is sharing Katie Couric’s “Wake Up Call” that includes articles about great women  – Click here to view. 

“Looking Back, Moving Forward”  –  More Infomation Here  . . .

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Two of the three State Convention videos to be posted soon. They are worth watching!

ART Fair on the Green
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or go to: artfaironthegreen.org

It was a great event.
Thank you all for attending.


It’s time to pass
the Paycheck Fairness Act!

The Paycheck Fairness Act
(H.R. 17/ S. 728)

was reintroduced in Congress
on March 9, 2023
Learn more & Act now – click here.


Federal STEM Opportunities read more.
Women issues letter click here.
Black Women’s Challenge click here.
fghan Women Project read more.

Why I Vote Campaign: https://lacrosse-wi.aauw.net/2022/01/02/why-i-vote-campaign

The Fair maps documentary movie “Can you Hear Us Now?”. Video link: https://tinyurl.com/yea5hr88.

read more . .

Choose To Challenge —
Please Read . . .


1. AAUW Videos and Webinars . . .
2.  “Celebrating Our Connections Series
3DEI Articles.
4.  Woman Making History
5Public Policy Articles.
6.  What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have in Common?”
7.  19th Amendment Podcast
8.  Planning for the Future, by Megan Preston
9.  Other great articles at: AAUW National Site.

Women’s History Reads and Events:

  • Women’s History Month 2023 — List of Wonderful Women – Check it out.
    Researched by Lois Gilbert and Liza Gilbert and printed in the La Crosse Tribune.
  • 3 Ways You Can Fight for Equality in 2033 – Read more
    Ideas adapted from blog by Ava Lee-Green, eracoalition.blog
  • Women’s History Month Quiz, by Lois Gilbert and Liza Gilbert – Take the Quiz
    Great women being remembered.
  • Women’s History events, by Andrea Hanson 
  • “Understanding Iran’s Feminist Revolution”, a talk by Dr.Sona Kazemi.  Read more.
  • International Women’s Day, March 8th, held at UWL – Click here to read about the event written by Multimedia Editor, Isabel Piarulli, (March 10, 2023).
  • GREAT Movie “My Name is Pauli Murray”Read More & See Poster – Google title view
    Short version shown here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZOfYTOtfig
  • Phenomenal Women’s Dinner – A night of honoring all ALANA.  Read More.
  • Support for Iranian and Afghan Women Event. Movie “Persepolis”  Read More .

Serving on an AAUW committee is a wonderful way to give back to the organization and shape the future for women and girls. Click HERE to view committees and more.

100th Anniversary Celebration 

See recent awards to members  click here 


AAUW Mission Statement

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW Vision
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

Why Care About AAUW?
AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 AAUW branches across the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico, and 800 college/university institution partners.

For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.

AAUW members enjoy opportunities to network at the local, state and national levels, sponsor community action projects to promote equity, serve in leadership positions, and lobby local and state legislators on AAUW priority issues.

Membership Benefits Also Include:

  • Stimulating Programs, Projects and Study Groups
  • Shared Values and Interests
  • Informative Local, State, and National Publications
  • Expertise and Representation on Education and Equity Issues
  • Financial Resources for Education
  • Networking
  • Leadership Training Opportunities
  • Monthly Branch Newsletter

Who can be a member?   AAUW, founded in 1881, is open to all graduates who hold an associate’s or equivalent or higher degree from an accredited college or university. Undergraduates may become Student Affiliates.

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