- Promote high standards of public education in Canada, advanced study and research by women, and a sound concept of lifelong learning.
- Advocate for the advancement of the status of women, human rights and the common good locally, nationally and internationally.
- Promote cooperation, networking, support and understanding among women.
- Encourage and enable women to apply their knowledge and skills in leadership and decision-making in all aspects of the political, social, cultural, educational and scientific fields
CFUW encourages informed and active participation in public affairs
Through Graduate Women International (GWI),
the Canadian Federation Of University Women (CFUW) provides leadership
and support to women around the world to participate in decision
making at the local, national and international levels.