Due to the ongoing prevalence of bias and harassment of women in science and STEM, the Association for Women in Science wants to reinforce the following points
Sue Windham-Bannister will serve as Past Chair and Isabel Escobar will become Board Chair beginning January 1, 2022.
The 2022 application window for Association for Women in Science (AWIS) scholarships is now open and includes a new award for undergraduate women in science. Submissions are due by February 28, 2022.
Meredith Gibson is named Interim CEO of AWIS. Sandy Robert will be leaving AWIS at the end of this year to become Executive Director of ASM International.
The 2021 Nobel Prize winners in the categories of physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine have been announced and none of the winners are women. We are deeply concerned about the lack of diversity among the recipients.
AWIS signed a letter drafted by IEEE asking the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy to extend P-2 Priority designation visas to technical professionals, engineers and scientists that are willing to come conduct research in the United States.