MISSION STATEMENT | AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
VISION STATEMENT | AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT | In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
AAUW has been named a 4-Star Charity three years in a row by Charity Navigator–America’s largest and most used rating agency. Only 10% of charities evaluated are awarded this rating. This means AAUW efficiently applies our generous donations to efforts that achieve our mission—advancing equity for women and girls.
At the 2016 AAUW-PA Convention on April 15-17, 2016 at the Chateau Resort & Conference Center, our Jean was presented with the AAUW-PA Special Honoree Award.
AAUW Beaver Valley was honored to nominate Jean Macaluso as our Convention Special Honoree. Jean has been a member for 19 years. She was a previous Co-President and Membership Chair, serving at the state level in this role as well. She has made an outstanding contribution to the Girl’s Recognition Night since its inception. Jean has been chiefly responsible for the association of Community College of PA (CCBC) with AAUW Beaver Valley on a number of projects. She is presently serving as College and University Partnership Chair, continuing the development of programs with CCBC. Jean has shared her leadership skills as chair of our Kitchen Tour for the last 14 years, helping us to raise over $90,000.00 for scholarships for women which includes college, nontraditional, and law school candidates. Her work and mentorship exemplifies the mission statement of our organization.