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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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


  • New AWIS Baltimore Executive Board!

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AWIS Baltimore

Learn about Upcoming Events: You can find more details below, or 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.
  • 2018-07-18: Join the AWIS Executive Board! The Association for Women in Science is looking for new members for their Executive Board for our Baltimore Chapter! We are committed to supporting the advancement of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We are looking for strong leaders who will organize activities to connect people across the Greater Baltimore area. Please email awisbaltimore@gmail.com by AUGUST 30 if you are interested. Otherwise, as many members of our current board have moved out of Baltimore, our chapter will shut down. AWIS Baltimore website: http://www.awisbaltimore.org/  Note: These opportunities are open to anyone! We are seeking a mix of people at different stages in their careers. Our current board will happily help teach and transition (http ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2019, 7:37 AM by Issel Anne Lim
  • 2017-01-20: A Call for Leaders Good afternoon Everyone, Happy new year to you all! We hope that everyone enjoyed a joyous and restful holiday season. As leaders of the AWIS Baltimore Chapter, we have seen tremendous growth and reach of our footprint here in Baltimore since our inception in 2008. We have two Star Chapter Awards, our Past President gave a TEDx talk, and several members have expanded their networks and demonstrated leadership capabilities that have helped propel their job searches forward. Though we’ve experienced growth, it is certainly not easy to maintain year after year. Despite our efforts, it has been difficult sustaining momentum each year which, in turn, affects our ability to attract influential speakers, host events, and raise money to keep ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2017, 12:12 PM by AWIS Baltimore
  • 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
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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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