Welcome to the Gaithersburg, MD Branch of AAUW!

Branch meeting

In October the branch will be hosting an AAUW – Maryland, state meeting in lieu of a branch meeting. Check back with us for our November 14, 2017 evening meeting on human trafficking.


Gaithersburg branch of AAUW is part of a network of over 100,000 women supporting AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

All activities are open to the public. For more information use the contact button above.

  • The AAUW Gaithersburg Used Book Sale, will be April 27 – 29, 2017, at Asbury Methodist Village. The proceeds support scholarships for women and mentoring and advocacy programs for girls and women. Contact Elizabeth Clark Hessel (use the contact button) to help plan and organize the sale or to donate books.
  • Lobby Corps: Members of Gaithersburg and other AAUW branches in the Washington, DC area visit Congressional offices about 30 times a year to educate policymakers on issues important to AAUW members.  Lobby Corps participants are advised by AAUW professional staff.
  • The branch meets monthly to hear a speaker on issues important to women.
  • The branch also sponsors monthly meetings of special interest groups, including: Her-story, International Relations/Great Decisions, and Literature groups.