Welcome to the Twin Rivers, NC Branch of AAUW!

American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

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

AAUW’s 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.

Twin Rivers Vision
AAUW Twin Rivers Branch is a diverse membership community empowering women and girls locally.


Our Branch Offers:

    • activitiesStimulating monthly meetings with like-minded women are typically a brown-bag Luncheon session. Our active season starts September and ends in June.
    • Our Activities range from sponsoring events, fund raising for scholarships, and partnering with our local community.
    • We provide Leadership development opportunities to AAUW Members through our webinars, involvement with our community workshops, and by leading activities.
    • You can support us in three different ways:
      • Become an active member. See Join Us for an application.
      • Come to our events. See Calendar for dates and times.
      • Become a 2-Minute Activist (2-MAct). A 2-MAct leads a very busy life but still wants to contribute to their community. AAUW Twin Rivers Branch is following a few bills: The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA); The Fairness Pay Act; and Internet Access for All. When one of our bills is on the floor for legislative vote, that’s when you will take action. We will inform you to vote Yay or Nay for that bill and you will then call or email your congressman to urge them to vote your wishes. To become a 2-MAct, simply email us and say you wish to be added to our 2-MAct listing. See Contact us to send us an email.
    • The yearly Jill Shelley Memorial Scholarship is presented to a non-traditional female at Craven Community College toward her books/tuition.
    • A Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) summer camp provides an opportunity for a local middle school girl to attend Engineering Summer Day Camp for one week.