The Mariposa Branch of AAUW was established in 1990

with 56 charter members and has grown ever since…

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Our Key Community Projects include:

  • Back Pack Project – School program distributes supplies to eligible students to assure they have the essentials to start the school year.
  • Tech Trek – Week-long science and math camp at Fresno State University excites middle school aged girls to pursue college.
  •  Speech Trek – State-wide speech contest provides an opportunity for high school students to hone their public speaking skills.
  • Dinner with a Scientist – UC Merced event pairs girls and women scientists in small group conversations exposing them to science careers.

Why Join?

Impact your Community

  • Advance the Mariposa AAUW mission to empower women.
  • Collaborate with other community service organizations.
  • Network with cool and interesting people.
  • Socialize at mixers and fundraisers.
  • Be inspired by informational public programs.

 Share Common Interests

  • Book Group – Read biographies to best sellers.
  • International Group – “Travel” from Australia to Asia.
  • Wine Tasting Group – Sip Pinots to Ports.
  • Garden Group – Grow seeds to sunflowers.
  • Great Decisions Group.
  • Hiking Group – Amble two to ten miles.
  • Chess Group
  • Play Reading Group

Be part of a National Organization that:

  • Includes 100,000 supporters, 1,000 branches and 500 college/university partners.
  • Awards women $3 million annually in grants.
  • Funds pioneering research on women’s issues.
  • Provides legal advocacy for women.
  • Advocates on Capital Hill to end pay discrimination, promote work-life balance, and provide affordable health care.