Empowering Women and Girls to Reach Their Highest Potential: American Association of University Women

aauw-5In 1776, future first lady Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John, then a member of the Continental Congress, “If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we will be determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.” Much has changed since her astute prognostication 243 years ago, and women have since made significant, hard-fought progress both socially and politically. AAUW, the American Association of University Women, has worked tirelessly to institute these societal changes, and we’re fortunate two branches are on Hawai‘i Island.

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