The AAUW Pennsylvania Gateway to Equity Award honors an individual, group or organization that has shown by action and philosophy the promotion of the AAUW mission to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. It celebrates International Women’s Day which is held annually on March 8.
AAUW Pennsylvania Recipients
At the recommendation of the AAUW Pennsylvania Public Policy Chair/s, the AAUW Pennsylvania Board may designate a Gateway to Equity Award to an individual or organization that has contributed to advancing gender equity across the entire Commonwealth. When awarded, the recipient is asked to speak at the State Convention.
2020 Susan Spicka, Executive Director, Education Voters PA
2018 Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics (PCWP) at Chatham University
2017 PathWays PA, Marianne Bellesorte, Vice President of Advocacy
2016 Women’s Law Project, Pennsylvania
2015 Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition
Award Procedure for AAUW Pennsylvania Branches
AAUW-PA encourages all branches to participate in this opportunity to recognize an individual, group or organization that shares its commitment to equity and to bring awareness to the work of that individual, group or organization and of AAUW.