Association for Women in Science: Greater Baltimore Chapter

We are a local non-profit chapter of AWIS committed to supporting the advancement of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the Greater Baltimore area. We provide opportunities to participate in mentoring, career development, and leadership activities throughout Baltimore. AWIS, the national advocacy organization established in 1971, proudly champions the interests of women in STEM across all disciplines and employment sectors.

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Anyone can join our mailing list and receive announcements about our events, our newsletter, and more. Once you click on the link above, sign into your Google account, then "Apply for membership." Please answer the "membership question," so that we can approve your email address! If you'd like more information, feel free to Contact Us.

Become an Official Member of AWIS: Benefits include discounted or free admission to our Baltimore events, resources from AWIS National, and exclusive professional networking opportunities for women in science. Your membership dues allow us to organize events that provide opportunities for you. More information on officially becoming a member of AWIS can be found in our Membership section. More information about the national organization for the Association for Women in Science can be found at www.awis.org

Highlighted Events

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AWIS Baltimore

Upcoming Events

Below is a list of our upcoming events. You can also find more details in our Events section. Photos from previous events can be found in our Gallery. We also encourage you to check out our monthly Newsletter, and to Contact Us if you know of an event, would like to plan something, or would like to work with us.

Announcements and Events

  • Details about our Announcements can also be found in the Events section.
  • 2014-12-04: Career Options & Job Resources for Scientists We are excited to be hosting Dr. Tianna Hicklin next week! Dr. Hicklin is Assistant Editor of Custom Publishing at Science/AAAS.  Here's a brief summary of the event:"Planning a successful and rewarding scientific career means considering all your career options and discovering what is exciting to you. Learning how your scientific training fits with many different career possibilities and developing new and transferable skills are important for creating your individualized career path. In this seminar, we'll discuss different career options, how to find the best fit for your personality, and developing a career plan."REGISTER HERE!Event details:When: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:00-8:00pmRefreshments, networking, & sign-in - 6:00-6:30pmFeatured ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 7:09 AM by AWIS Baltimore
  • 2014-11-13: Smooth Transitions - Finding an Industry Job! We are excited to be hosting Dr. Joanne Kamens in two weeks!  She is the ​​Founding President of AWIS Massachusetts, Executive Director of Addgene, and was recently named one of Forbes' 40 Women over 40!  Dr. Kamens has had an illustrious career in industry and has a wealth of knowledge to share with us.  Her presentation will provide you with:Criteria to consider in deciding if embarking on an industry science career is right for you.Concrete tools and resources for preparing for the transition to industry. REGISTER HERE!Event details:When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:30-7:30pmRefreshments, networking, & sign-in - 5:30-6:00pmFeatured presentation - 6:00-7:00pmNetworking - 7:00-7:30pm ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2014, 1:33 PM by AWIS Baltimore
  • 2014-09-13: Joint AWIS Chapter Picnic! The annual AWIS-Bethesda fall picnic will be held on Saturday, September 13th, at Stratton Park in Bethesda. This year we are excited to co-host this event with AWIS DC and AWIS Baltimore! The AWIS chapters will be providing traditional BBQ food, veggie burgers, sides, desserts, and beverages.  Stratton park has bathrooms, a shaded playground, BBQ pit, seating areas and parking. So save the date for what is sure to be a fun and relaxing afternoon with friends, family, and other regional AWIS members! Date: Saturday, September 13Time: 11 am to 2 pmPlace: Stratton Park, BethesdaAddress: 9925 Harrogate Rd, Bethesda, MD (off of Democracy Blvd, opposite and close to DSW shoe warehouse)Everyone is welcome to ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2014, 7:59 AM by AWIS Baltimore
  • 2014-07-01: AWIS Baltimore Exec Board Mtg If you want to participate in organizing events, fundraising, or trying to get corporate sponsorship for our Chapter, please come out!  *This is also a great opportunity to get a sneak preview of events we have coming up*  We are setting up volunteer committees for all the great initiatives we have coming up!  Here are the details:AWIS Baltimore Exec Board MtgTuesday, July 1st, 6:30-7:30pmTeavolve1401 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD 21231Please RSVP using the form below! 
    Posted Jun 25, 2014, 10:28 AM by AWIS Baltimore
  • 2014-06-28: AWIS National Board Evening Reception with Local Chapters The AWIS National Exec Board is in town (DC Metro Area) this weekend and they are hosting a reception to meet members of the local area chapters!  Please join us this Saturday, June 28th from 6:30-8:00pm.  This will be a great opportunity to network - the AWIS National Board is an accomplished group of successful women!  Here are the details:AWIS National Board Evening Reception with Local ChaptersSaturday, June 28th, 6:30 - 8:00pmAria Pizzeria and Bar1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
    Posted Jun 25, 2014, 10:14 AM by AWIS Baltimore
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Star Chapter

Our chapter received a Star Chapter Award for the second year in a row! Thank you all for your help in supporting women in science.

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