Advancing gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

Through AAUW San Jose you will be able to

  • Support equity and education for women and girls
  • Advocate for societal change
  • Connect with your community

Create new friendships through Interest Groups









Coffee & Conversation: For Prospective & New Members
January 30, 2021
10 am – 11 am

Members and prospective members are invited to an informal Coffee and Conversation. Grab your favorite cuppa something good and maybe a little snack as we cover the highlights of what AAUW San Jose has to offer.

Learn more about AAUW San Jose – a group of over 270 members who enjoy a variety of opportunities to get social, participate with service-oriented/community giving projects, including nonpartisan political advocacy. Learn how to sign up and attend any of our monthly meetings and presentations, etc.

Be sure to register here on our Eventbrite link: Zoom info to be sent out via your registration. See you there!

Nationally, AAUW began in 1881 as a networking group. Since then, and today, AAUW is committed to advancing gender and pay equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Come hear more and consider joining us in a variety of ways!

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Diaper and Baby Wipes Drive
Saturday, February 13 – 10 am – 2 pm
AAUW San Jose Headquarters
1165 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA

Give from the “bottom” of your heart! We will be collecting diapers (size 4, 5, 6), pull ups (size 4, 5, 6) and baby wipes to support mothers in our area who need baby supplies. The items will be donated to Sacred Heart Community Service and Next Door Solutions. Contact Mary Jane Vitkovich should you have any questions.


AAUW San Jose Local Scholarship 2021 Program


The Local Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to hard-working women who can complete their four-year degrees and reach their career potential. Applications for the 2021 Local Scholarship awards will be available beginning March 1, 2021. You can learn more about the Local Scholarship application program and eligibility criteria here.




Women’s Suffrage 2020 Centennial Commemoration Call to Action

August, 26, 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, where women took their rightful place in the voting booth. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution establishing the Woman’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council. The first county-wide task force met November 14, 2018, where over 40 leaders from the community began an introductory session to plan what a centennial celebration would look like. 

For more information about the council and a schedule of upcoming meetings, see the link on the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy website: Woman’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council


Do you know your rights in the workplace in California? Here’s a handy guide to help you navigate them.

Women Making a Difference >>> Take Action on Public Policy



AAUW does not sanction in-person meetings at this time nor for the foreseeable future. AAUW’s guidance is in adherence with California mandates and in the best interests of all members. Watch this page for information about upcoming virtual Branch and other events.

Santa Clara County, through the Emergency Operations Center, is taking action to address novel Coronavirus, protect the public, and keep the community informed. For further updates, please see

Stay safe and well.