AAUW La Mesa-El Cajon empowers women and girls by advocating for more women in leadership positions, closing the gender pay gap, and preventing sexual harassment & discrimination. AAUW local, national, and international scholarships educate and support girls in entering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) careers.  We accomplish our goals through research, education, and advocacy.  LMEC Branch has been actively engaged in equity for all since the nineteen fifties.