Recent Advocacy Actions





August 9, 2023

AWIS supports a new bill in Congress that will demand federal agencies collect better data on financial conditions of postdocs and graduate students and help address them.


June 13, 2023

AWIS signed a letter in support of Dr. Monica Bertagnolli as the next director of The National Institutes of Health.

June 2, 2023

AWIS signs a letter to reintroduce the LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act during the 118th Congress. 


April 24, 2023

AWIS signed a letter urging the NIH to focus on creating an environment that balances reader access to published work with researchers’ ability to publish

September 12, 2022

AWIS signed a letter to the Department of Education from the National Women’s Law Center supporting comments regarding Title IX. 


October 13, 2022

AWIS signed a letter urging women US Senators to join the Women in STEM Caucus.

June 30, 2022

AWIS signed a letter supporting USICA/COMPETES Act for science funding (this lead to the signing of the CHIPS and Science Act).


June 23, 2022

Title IX at 50 – a report by the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) of which AWIS is a member. 

June 21, 2022

AWIS signed a letter supporting Senate action on gun violence. 


June 15, 2022

AWIS signed a letter asking President Biden to issue new Title IX rules increasing LGBTQI+ students, pregnant and parenting students, and victims of harassment. 

June 13, 2022

AWIS signed a letter in support of the LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act, which then successfully passed the House.


February 4, 2022

Appropriations sign-on letter 

November 23, 2020

We endorsed the Science and Technology Action Committee’s (STAC) Action Plan to increase funding and focus on science and technology.

August 28, 2019

AWIS Supports the IDEA Act 

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