The American Association of Rochester is open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from an accredited institution.

Our purpose is to unite alumnae of colleges and universities, in order to promote education and intellectual growth, develop community leadership and advance the status of women. AAUW strives to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, research and philanthropy. When you join our Rochester branch you are also becoming a member of the state and national AAUW.

You will receive a monthly newsletter; there are no requirements, just choose the activities that suit YOU! Please feel free to visit a meeting, a book study or any event we sponsor!

Please contact Co-Membership VPs Lynn Standfest ( and Dody Machnee ( to visit, request a newsletter or more information about AAUW.