Welcome to AWIS Palo Alto
AWIS Palo Alto has been connecting Peninsula women in science for more than 25 years. In fact on April 16th, 2015, we celebrated our 30th anniversary. There are monthly chapter meetings featuring distinguished speakers on a wide range of topics. We invite you to join us and participate in any activities that interest you. The friends you make at AWIS will enhance your career potential and your unique input can shape the future of the AWIS Palo Alto organization for the better. AWIS Palo Alto provides career support and inspiration by building community among women in science and technology.
List of upcoming AWIS events. Go to Events for more information.
October 26, 2016, 7:00-9:00PM
Switching careers can be daunting especially when you don't know how your skills fit. Are you looking to transition into the non-profit sector? Learn more about getting involved in philanthropy and serving our community.
AWIS Palo Alto has invited Amy Peabody, Executive Director of the Los Altos Educational Foundation, to highlight how a range of diverse skills and expertise can benefit the non-profit world and talk about the challenges and rewards of a career in the non-profit industry.
Amy Peabody is the Executive Director of the Los Altos Educational Foundation with a strong commitment to building long-term relationships with people who have a passion for empowering public education. After spending years with The Gap's International Division in Hong Kong and San Francisco in Training & Development, she moved into the non-profit sector as a professional fundraiser focusing on Individual Giving.
7:00-7:30: Networking dinner
Stanford Fire Truck House
433 Santa Teresa Street
Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Palo Alto AWIS Members: FREE
Pre-registered Non-Members: $15
Fee at Door: $25
The Palo Alto chapter of the Association for Women in Science (Palo Alto AWIS) was founded in 1983 by Rivka Sherman-Gold to:
- provide networking opportunities for women in science at all levels
- foster career development and advancement for women in science
- raise public awareness of the scientific and technological skills of women
- work with other scientific, educational, and women's organizations in developing national and community programs that meet the above goals
- provide recognition for women scientists in order to advance the above goals
Thank you to our corporate sponsors
- DuPont Industrial Biosciences
- Genentech Corporation
- Monsanto Corporation
- Smoliar Foundation
- and anonymous donors
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Palo Alto AWIS
P.O. Box 6083
San Mateo, CA 94403
DuPont Industrial Biosciences Inc., E&K Scientific, Monsanto, Smoliar Foundation, Anonymous