Welcome to the Bluegrass Central, KY Branch of AAUW!

AAUW, founded in 1881,  is a national organization of women and men who have worked to break through barriers for women and girls.  Over 170,000 members and supporters  support AAUW’s mission to advance equity through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  Bluegrass Central Branch was chartered in 2003 to serve members in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Members are required to hold an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.  For more information, contact Membership Chair Gae Broadwater at 502-695-9059.

Members in the Bluegrass Central Branch reside in Anderson, Boyle, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison. Mercer and Woodford counties. 

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  • The AAUW Meet-N-Greet is on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, from 5:30-7:00 pm at Woodford County Library. Please let ANN CHILTON know if you are planning to attend and if any guests will be joining us. Caterer Victoria Partridge will provide a nice mix of finger foods, lemonade and water.
  • NaTasha Warfield of Paris, a nursing student at Kentucky State University, has won the 2023 AAUW Scholarship of $2000. See information about the 2023 AAUW Scholarship (.pdf file) here. Thanks so much from the scholarship committee:  Sharon, Pam, Sue, Martha, Sandra, Gae (our social media consultant), and Stephanie (our technology consultant).
  • Download the AAUW Bluegrass Central KY Branch brochure (.pdf file) and share it with your friends today!
  • The Kentucky Agate, Your AAUW Kentucky State Newsletter (.pdf file)
    Spring 2023
    Winter 2022
    Fall 2020
    Fall 2019

AAUW-KENTUCKY and Bluegrass Central Branch supported #IAmAWomanInSTEM, a Campus Action Grant awarded to the University of Kentucky by AAUW National in 2015.  Here is a link to information about this wonderful program for women students and mentors at the University of Kentucky: #IAmAWomanInSTEM

AAUW Overview Video
AAUW has created a powerful video for you to learn about AAUW in about 3 and 1/2 minutes!  American Association of University Women Overview video