AWIS Committees

Chapter Advisor Committee

The overarching purpose of C&A the committee is to increase engagement between the Chapters and Affiliates as a whole; provide increased visibility, support, and more organizational direction to the Chapters and Affiliates; and leverage the new alignment towards structured membership growth.

We thank our dedicated members:
  • Karen Yee, PhD, Committee Chair
  • Kimberly Scata, PhD 
  • Felicia McClary, PhD 
  • Angeliki Rigos, PhD
  • Elise Lewis, PhD
  • Cheryl Vaughan, PhD
  • Eleni Bachlava, PhD
  • Mary Khetani, PhD
  • Shanna Newton Lavalle, PhD

Educational Awards Committee

The AWIS Scholarship Committee works with AWIS Staff to develop award criteria, review applicants, and select scholarship recipients.

We thank our dedicated members:
  • Karen Yee, PhD
  • Natasha Tilston-Lunel, PhD
  • Mary Khetani, PhD
  • Justine Gray 
  • Karen Bjorkman, PhD
  • Felicia McClary, PhD
  • Lauren Schechtment
  • Yana Karslyan, PhD

Program Committee

The purpose of the Program Committee is to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate high-quality educational offerings that are delivered via Zoom or digitally.

We thank our dedicated members:
  • Aynsley Szczesniak
  • Dana Tango
  • Alicia K. Fleming Martinez, PhD
  • Mercy Omotinume Orukpe Moses