About AAW


A Welcome Message from President Lourdes Morales-Gudmundsson Ph.D. Why Righteousness Matters (en español) Adventism’s raison d’etre is mission. There is no doubt that mission is at the core of our existence as a church and that there is an ethical heartbeat…

Who We Are

The mission of the international Association of Adventist Women is to foster the participation of women in varied leadership roles in Seventh-day Adventist organizations, congregations, and communities.

Photo Gallery

Drs. Ginger Harwood and Beverly Beem(foreground, right), sharing their article on Ellen White and women in ministry, lend a hand with our booth. Dr. Lourdes Morales-Gudmundsson, president of AAW, engaged in conversation with a Chinese delegate. Dr. Reynir Gudmundsson wearing a cap given to him by the Venezuelan delegation, helping run errands for the AAW booth.

Our History

The Association of Adventist Women (AAW) was begun as a committee of the Association of Adventist Forums (AAF) and grew into an independent, volunteer organization with its own identity. Incorporated in 1982 as an independent, not-for-profit entity, it has become…


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Presidents’ Bio

Lourdes Morales-Gudmundsson, Ph.D. President, Association of Adventist Women Born to Venezuelan-Puerto Rican parents in East Los Angeles, California, Dr. Morales-Gudmundsson received her undergraduate education at the Universidad Adventista del Plata, Argentina, and La Sierra College, graduating with a major in…