2009 AWIS Fellow Reception and Program Meeting at the AAAS Conference in Chicago - February 15 and 16, 2009
Please join us at the 2009 AWIS Fellows Reception to honor the new class of AWIS Fellows. Additionally, the Chicago Chapter of AWIS will be hosting a open Networking and Program Meeting with AWIS Coach, Dr. Marlanda English, presenting a workshop entitled: Learn to Juggle without Joining the Circus: Strategies to Deal with Your Career and Work-Life Balance Challenges.
AWIS Fellow to Head NOAA
AWIS Fellow, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, one of the nation's most prominent marine biologists, will head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the new Obama administration.
New This Year! AWIS Educational Foundation Awards for Undergraduates
The AWIS Educational Foundation has re-focused its grant giving priorities. New scholarships are available for undergraduate women in science.
Application Deadline: January 23, 2009
AWIS Joins with Women's Organzations in Congratulating President-Elect Obama
AWIS along with AAUW and other women's groups encouraged the the new administration to strengthen all offices that in past administrations have played a fundamental role in protecting and advancing women’s issues and opportunities. Click here to read the full letter.
AWIS and Colleague Organizations Submit Potential Candidates for New Administration to President-Elect Barack Obama's Transition Team
AWIS and colleague organizations sent a letter of congratulations to President-Elect Barack Obama along with the names of 40 women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are qualified to serve in key leadership positions in the new administration.
While these nominations will not be published, you can read the letter sent to President-Elect Obama here.