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.
- June 2016: Ice cream Social. More to come...
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Dominic’s at Oyster Point
360 Oyster Point Blvd
South San Francisco, CA
6:00-7:00 Check-in, social time with wine and apps.
7:00-9:30 Buffet dinner and Awards program
Advance RSVP required
$40 through May 9, $50 May 10-16, No onsite registration
You are cordially invited to enjoy an inspiring evening and lovely dinner party. This annual event, hosted by NCC-AWIS brings together 4 chapters to celebrate 3 distinguished women scientists as well as scholarship recipients.
The 2016 Judith Pool Award to Leilani Miller Ph.D., Santa Clara University
The 2016 Ellen Weaver Award to Wendy Fantl, Ph.D., Stanford University
The 2016 Sherrie Wilkins Award to Tracy Lin, R.Ph., Johnson & Johnson
Keynote address by Susan Lindgren, Ph.D.
Cal State University, Sacramento, 2015 Judith Pool Awardee
Corporate Sponsors: Genentech Inc., DuPont Industrial Biosciences Inc., E&K Scientific, Monsanto, Anonymous
Gifts from: PEJU Province Winery and Vineyards, K&L Wine Merchants
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, Smilier Foundation, Anonymous