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Membership in AAUW is open to all who hold an associate’s, baccalaureate, or higher degree from an accredited college or university. AAUW believes that together we can transform society for the better. Our vision is simple — we bring people together united behind the common goal of breaking through educational and economic barriers for women and girls. By joining our more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 600 college/university institutional partners, you become part of AAUW’s powerful voice.

Student affiliation is open to anyone who does not already hold an undergraduate degree and is enrolled in a two-or four-year regionally accredited educational institution. Undergraduate students at institutions that are not AAUW college/university partner members can join AAUW for $17 a year . Students enrolled at College/University Partner Member institutions receive a free e-Student affiliation. Graduate students members are $18.81 for your first year and $49 a year thereafter.

Membership in AAUW-Albuquerque Branch includes membership in AAUW (National) and AAUW New Mexico.  Annual dues for 2016-2017 are $85.* AAUW NM dues are $18; and Albuquerque Branch dues are $18. Paid life member dues are $36

Make your check payable to:  AAUW, Albuquerque Branch and mail with the form below to:

AAUW Albuquerque Branch Treasurer

PO Box 92643

Albuquerque, NM 87199-2643

Use this Albuquerque member application 2016-17 or apply online. Dues are payable beginning April 1. New members who join between January 1 and March 1 pay $39.50 for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Questions? Contact AAUW Membership Chair:

Attn: Claudia Poglitsch   aauw.abqnm@yahoo.com

See our National website for the complete listing of member benefits and discounts.

*AAUW national membership dues are $49. $46 is tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Student Affiliate dues are $17, $16 is tax deductible, $1 is not deductible. AAUW National Life Membership is $980 fully tax deductible.

Benefits include:

Leadership development. AAUW’s leadership development program gives you an opportunity to hone your personal and professional leadership skills. Take advantage of AAUW’s Leadership Library, and consider serving on one of AAUW’s local, state, regional, and national boards, committees, and panels.

Your voice in Washington. If equity is at issue, we’re there. As an AAUW member, you will have a strong voice on Capitol Hill on legislation that will affect the lives of women and girls. AAUW’s more than 150,000 members and our branches in 1,500 communities guarantees that your message will be heard.

Educational opportunities. AAUW offers educational programs that promote gender, race, and class equity and help you develop your professional and personal skills. Programs are offered at conventions, in interactive workshops, in print, and online.

Relevant timely news and information. The award-winning magazine, AAUW Outlook, delivers close-ups of the women behind women’s rights from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shirley Chisholm, and Donna Shalala to exceptional women in grassroots America. Plus, AAUW publishes Get the Facts — a one page “alert” that informs you on how congressional proposals affect YOU … and what you can do to make a difference.

Foundation research. Take advantage of member-only rates on exciting and extensive research reports commissioned by AAUW’s Educational Foundation. The Foundation’s landmark research enables you to make a difference in the lives of women and girls for generations to come.

Updates on public policies that affect your life. Members receive briefings and fact sheets on critical policy issues as well as discounts on AAUW’s monthly policy newsletter, Action Alert.

Your connection with higher education. Learn about women challenging sex discrimination in higher education through AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund. And find out how you — or someone in your community — can take advantage of the Foundation’s $3 million in grants and fellowships awarded each year.

International equity. As an AAUW member, you’ll have a direct link to the International Federation of University Women — our sister organization promoting equity worldwide. Female AAUW members are automatically IFUW members.

AAUW website. AAUW’s website provides members with continually updated information on Foundation fellowships, grants, and awards, the latest Foundation research, links to Congress … and more. Plus, as a member of AAUW, you’ll get a special bonus: access to a password-protected Member Center, where you’ll find listservs, bulletin boards, chatrooms, and information provided exclusively to AAUW members. The site lets you cut through virtually reams of information and communicate directly with your AAUW colleagues and AAUW staff.