The strength of AAUW is its mission, not the background of individual members. When ALL who share the mission work together, we will be a better organization. The time for focusing on the individual letters in our name is long past – we allow men to join. We should not create or maintain barriers for the involvement of any woman who supports our mission and wants to contribute toward our goals.

-Jamie Pardau, AAUW Kona (HI)
June 20, 2015

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