You Have the Power

Virtual Webinar Series

AAUW of North Carolina is offering a virtual series with a monthly program via Zoom on topics that are designed to appeal to women in North Carolina.

The You Have the Power theme challenges the attendees to make a positive change in their communities.

Programs are approximately 1 hour in length.

The series is FREE, however, registration is required. We hope you will join us and invite your networks to be with us, also.

February’s Program

Hot Topics in Women’s Health Across NC

Dr. Shannon Dowler

Thursday, February 25, 7 p.m.

In 2019 in NC, women made 83 cents for each dollar earned by a man. The state ranked 14th.

The Gender Pay Gap is REAL across the country!

Did you know the North Carolina gender pay gap? Here are the national figures.  See also how Charlotte compares to 24 other cities.

What is AAUW doing about it?

Check out our Smart Start and Work Smart salary negotiation workshops — especially the free Work Smart online.

Start at

Learn MoreSalary NegotiationPay Gap By StatePay Gap Fast Facts
Children marching in red, white and blue

End the deadline!

Virginia was the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, but because of an artificial deadline imposed by Congress nearly 20 years ago, the ERA is not yet part of the US Constitution.

There’s a two pronged attack on this deadline:

Watch for updates on this issue that’s long been on the AAUW agenda.

Write BurrWrite TillisERA Overview


What We Do at AAUW NC

Collaborate with other NC women’s organizations
Promote salary negotiation workshops for women.
Advocate on public policy issues that affect women, girls, and their families
Promote STEM activities for girls.
Connect branch members through annual conferences, regional meetings, newsletters and social media.
Promote the mission and policies of AAUW.
Support branch activities, programs, and projects.