Welcome to the Kirkwood–Webster Groves, Missouri, Branch of AAUW!

Women typically are paid 80 percent of what men are paid. Use AAUW’s free Work Smart online workshop to learn how to ask for more. Go to https://salary.aauw.org/ks-mo.




We break through barriers for women and girls!

American Association of University Women  (AAUW), founded in 1881, is an organization of more than 170,000 members and supporters, open to graduates who hold the associate, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a qualified college or university. The Kirkwood–Webster Groves branch, founded in 1971, is one of five branches in the St. Louis area.

AAUW’s mission is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.



2020 Missouri Women’s Network Legislative Retreat

January 18, 2020, Hy-Vee Community Room, 25 Conley Rd., Columbia, MO. Download a flyer.

2020 AAUW Missouri State Meeting

May 2, 2020, Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO. Save the date!

2020 Multi-state Regional Convention

Save this date too! June 17-20, 2020, at the Hyatt House in East Moline, Illinois. Speakers will include Kim Churches, Kendra Davis, Lisa Maatz, and Denise Lieberman. Registration will begin in early spring.



Visit our Events page to see 2019-2020 branch activities.


Spring Celebration Brunch, June 23, 2018

President Christine Nobbe, left, presents a Named Gift Award to Julia Muller, center. Jeanne Webdell is at right. See more photos from the brunch.

AAUW Missouri Leadership Conference, May 5, 2018, Columbia

(L-R) Karen Francis, national public policy chair; Kimberly Churches, AAUW CEO; Carol Davis McDonald, KWG and state board member; Lynne Roney, KWG member.

KWG members at AAUW MO Leadership Conference: Jeanne Webdell, Lynne Roney, Barbara Johnson, Carol Davis McDonald, Kay Meyer, Debbie McWard, Marsha Koch. Not pictured: Nancy Hutchins, Christine Nobbe.

AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation workshop at Webster University, hosted by Kirkwood-Webster Groves Branch April 16, 2017

KWG member Nancy Hutchins led the workshop.

Participants complete a presurvey.

Participants pair off for discussion.

Registration table.

A full session.

Workshop participants.

We celebrated our branch’s 45th anniversary in 2016!

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Jeanne Webdell, Carol Davis McDonald, former AAUW-MO President Diane Ludwig, and Branch President Kay Meyer enjoy the celebration of the branch’s 45th anniversary.

Branch members help celebrate the vote in downtown St. Louis, Sept. 3, 2016.

Kirkwood–Webster Groves branch is part of the St. Louis AAUW Interbranch Council and Missouri AAUW.