The purpose of this committee is to implement the mission statement of AAUW: “to promote equity for all women and girls, lifelong learning, and positive societal change.”

Activities of this committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Functioning as community liaison with other women's groups and community groups for the welfare of girls
  • Supporting and assisting with speaker programs for improving the self-image of adolescent girls
  • Expanding the educational opportunities for preadolescent girls in the areas of math and science by selecting candidates for scholarships for the Tech Trek Summer Camp at UCSD
  • Establishing contacts that will encourage community moral and financial support for AAUW’s programs
  • Contacting local schools to develop a sensitivity about gender equity
  • Applying for grants to support these programs
  • Establishing contact with public libraries to encourage the purchase of books that promote a positive role model for young girls as well as donating books to the Public Libraries that promote a positive image of women in history.

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