Directions for Students, Faculty, and Staff

If your company has a partnership with AWIS, you can become a member for free. See the directions below. We can’t wait to meet you!

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  • Go to the member portal at 
  • Enter your email address and create a password.

  • Choose “Institutional Partner” as the membership type.

  • Specify which institution you are with.

  • Enter your name and job title.

  • Choose the nearest chapter or affiliate.

  • Choose Next.

  • Scroll down and choose Submit.

and get involved!

The Association for Women in Science supports a global network of like-minded women and allies committed to advancing women in science, technology, engineering, and math. Members can take advantage of the following benefits:

Advance your career

Advance Your Career

AWIS offers career resources, networking, and recognition opportunities

Explore the career center

through networking, career resources,
and recognition opportunities

Get inspired

Get Inspired

by learning best practices, promoting equity and diversity, and meeting women in STEM

by amazing women in STEM, and learning their insights and best practices

Get Inspired

Find Support

access scholarships, mentorships, and make new friends

from scholarships, mentorships, and professional development events

Develop Personally

Develop Personally

through learning, leadership, and volunteering opportunities

through learning, leadership, and volunteering opportunities

Champion other women

Champion Other Women

in the STEM pipeline through advocacy and mentorship

in STEM thorough AWIS advocacy, equity, diversity and accessibility initiatives

Stay informed

Stay Informed

on what's new with our newsletters, webinars, and more

with our newsletters, webinars,
AWIS Magazine, and more

Meet a Few of Your Peers

“Since becoming an active AWIS member, I have grown so much professionally. The support at both the chapter and national level has helped me to identify what it means to be a woman and leader in science.”

Amy Kullas, PhD

Amy Kullas, PhD, Director of Ethics
American Society for Microbiology
AWIS Member since 2013

"Serving with AWIS has provided me the opportunity to network with successful women in STEM, organize professional development events for my peers, and mentor the next generation of young women pursuing degrees in the sciences."

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright, Senior Scientist
Vaccine Analytical R&D, Merck
AWIS Member since 2013

"The spotlight that AWIS has put on my career has been incredibly helpful through the years. From simple tweets on social media highlighting my research to putting me on the cover of AWIS magazine - which went an incredibly long way for respect - my work is getting out to others in science to get the connections."

Isabel Escobar, PhS

Isabel Escobar, PhD, Professor
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky
AWIS Member since 2008

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