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Welcome to AWIS Palo Alto
AWIS Palo Alto has been connecting Peninsula women in science for more than 3 decades. In fact on April 16th, 2020, we celebrated our 35th 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.
December - Holiday Extravaganza - 12/17/20
November - Cross Cultural Communication Workshop & Coaching - 11/19/20 (workshop) & 12/2/20 (coaching)
October - Persuasive Email Workshop & Coaching - 10/22/20 (workshop) & 10/27/20 (coaching)
Upcoming AWIS Mentoring and AWIS-NCC Events 2020-21
Special Offer from SRI Federal Credit Union for Becoming a New Member
We are excited to announce a partnership with SRI Federal Credit Union, located on the SRI International Menlo Park campus.
What this means for existing AWIS members is the ability to open an account at an exclusive local financial institution dedicated to offering personalized service at competitive rates. If you are not yet an AWIS member and would like to join, SRI FCU will pay the first year’s AWIS membership (National and/or PA Chapter) dues for the Palo Alto Chapter. Simply call, click or visit their branch to open a savings and checking account. Take advantage of this special offer TODAY!
Special and Limited Edition AWIS-PA T-Shirts
Designed by a renowned Italian Fashion Designer especially for the March for Science on 4/22/2017. A day forever to remember where hundreds of thousands of marchers joined forces and took on to the streets and plazas around the US and the world in support of science! People from all walks of life participated in this historic day to make it heard that without science no advancements in humanity are achieved.
T-shirts sold for $25 and all proceeds go to the Scholarship Fund. To purchase please email the AWIS-PA president.
The Palo Alto chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS-Palo Alto) 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