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 will celebrate 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. Palo Alto AWIS 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.
- 29 September 2016: Networking Social at StartX
September 29, 2016, 6:00-9:00PM
Are you looking to build a strong professional network?
Do you want to strengthen your professional and personal network with other Silicon Valley STEM professionals?
Join Palo Alto AWIS members for a networking social at StartX where you will hear the stories of successful Start-up company CEOs and mingle with scientists and entrepreneurs!
Meike Herget, PhD
Co-founder & CTO at Avails Medical Inc.
Meike obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany and conducted her postdoctoral research at Stanford University. She has over 10 years of research experience in the field of protein biochemistry.
Naama Stauber Breckler, PhD
Co-founder of Avails Medial, Co-founder and CEO of CompactCath and COO at Mocacare.
Naama holds an MBA from Stanford GSB and is an experienced engineer and product manager. She is dedicated to creating human centric designed medical devices. Naama is also the co-founder of CompactCath and MOCA heart.
Palo Alto AWIS Members: FREE
Pre-registered Non-Members: $15
Fee at Door: $25
After this workshop, you will:
You will sharpen your professional edge while exchanging ideas on how to advance in your caree
2627 Hanover St
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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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P.O. Box 6083
San Mateo, CA 94403
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