Lombard Area AAUW

The Lombard Area Branch of AAUW has served the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, and surrounding areas since 1959.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

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Did you know the first woman to vote in Illinois was Ellen Martin. On April 6, 1891, attorney Ellen Martin voted in Lombard with 14 prominent women.

View this marker at the Historical Society – 23 W Maple in Lombard.
Read more about Ellen Martin

Here are a few Lombard Area AAUW members admiring the new marker.


Upcoming Events

This fall, we will be meeting virtually via Zoom. For details, contact us.

Sat, Oct. 10, 10am. Wonderful Women Trivia Quiz.

Saturday, Nov 14, 10 am AAUW National Webinar on Racial Injustice, followed by short discussion

Wednesday, Dec 9, 7pm, Stephanie Howes, Adult Services Librarian at Plum Library, will present a program on new book and gift book ideas.


AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Vision
AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW Value Promise
By joining AAUW, we belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women and girls have a fair chance.


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