The Bradenton Branch is one of two branches in Manatee County.  The Bradenton Branch was started in 1973.  It is one of over 1,000 branches nationwide, representing more than 170,000 members and supporters and 800 college and university partners who seek personal lifelong development and advocate social changes and legal policy changes. AAUW contributes to a more promising future and provides a powerful voice for women and girls.