Welcome to the Cedar Falls-Waterloo (IA) Branch of AAUW!

Ardelle Brown at the informal meeting of the executive board on July 20, 2020. Modeling a green Hard Won, Not Done 19th Amendment T-shirt.

Hard Won, Not Done – Iowa’s Celebration of the 19th Amendment

Thank You for your interest in the Cedar Falls-Waterloo Branch of the American Association of University Women! We have a membership of about 100 and are the largest branch in the state of Iowa. We are affiliated with the University of Northern Iowa, Hawkeye Community College, and Allen College.

We meet monthly for brunch or dinner and a program. Members are involved in numerous interest groups and community projects.

We also provide funding for educational scholarships, legal advocacy, research and lobbying to promote equity for women and girls.


To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.


Equity for all.


In principle and in practice, the American Association of University Women values and seeks diversity. 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.


  • Nonpartisan
  • Fact-based
  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Intersectionality