is a national organization
that was founded in 1881 for women college graduates. Today
it is an organization with 170,000 members and supporters. The
organization has members in 1000 branches in the
50 states and Washington DC and 800 college and university
There are 22 branches of AAUW in New Jersey; Northern Monmouth County
the largest branch with over 160 members.
The Northern Monmouth
County branch of AAUW was founded in 1928 and
draws its membership primarily from northern Monmouth County.
Members of the branch have left an indelible
mark on Monmouth County.
Branch members have played pivotal roles in establishing:
The Monmouth County Library System
Brookdale Community College
The first art therapy program at Riverview Medical Center
Volunteer Center of Monmouth County
In the 1980's, the group joined with other women's organizations
change laws and regulations that helped to clean up local beaches and