Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Vision: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.
Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.
Diversity: In principle and practice, 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.
For information about our programs, activities, and/or membership, e-mail us. If you would like to receive our electronic branch newsletter, please contact us.
This branch of The American Association of University Women was organized in 1928. The Waukegan Area Branch serves all communities in northeast Lake County, Illinois.
In addition to monthly general meetings - open to the public - WAB has interest groups (At the Movies, Book Review, Exploring Culture, Reflections on Reading, Travelogue) that are for branch members and guests.
The Waukegan Area Branch also has a community project called Baby Hats with Love that provides hats for newborn babies at a local hospital.
WAB is a founding member of the Lake County Women's Coalition.
In addition to participating in district, state, and national events, WAB is a planning partner in AAUW-IL Networking Luncheon and AAUW-IL Scholars Brunch.
The Waukegan Area AAUW 75th Anniversary Grant is administered by the national organization. Local scholarships are administered locally.
We hope to meet you soon!