The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 165,000 members and donors across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 700 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political.


 In The News

Fort Wayne Branch AAUW  will participate in the following events to promote Pay Equality Day on April 8 

             I.   Rally at 9:00am at the YWCA  facility on Spy Run 

            II.  Money Smart Event – ACPL downtown 10am to PM   

We will be participating in  the  Money Smart Fair  sponsored by the Allen County Financial Stability Partnership and Purdue Extension.  Our participation will include having a booth at the ACPL downtown branch from 10:00am – 3:00am. 

Various educational workshops will be provided  hourly and consist of the following: 

10:00am:  Affordable Health Care 

Presenter: Representative Martin Carbaugh  -  Tradewell Tax and Financial 

11:00am: Credit Scores: What Goes Into A Credit Score and Tips to Improve Your Score 

Presenter: Carly Ashcraft  -  1st Credit Federal Credit Union 

1:00pm:  Take Control of Your Budget 

Presenter: Todd Mason – Public Service Credit Union 

2:00pm: Identity Theft Protection 

Presenter: Joe Schenkel  -  Money Management International 

3:00pm:  Medicare 101 

Presenter: Joyuce Lothamer  -  United Healthcare 


We are sharing this opportunity with other organizations to not only stress “Women in the Red” pay gap, but  also to strive to improve the financial stability of individuals and families in our community.  

We urge you to wear  RED, participate  and make your voice known! 

Dorothy and Pat