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  • AWIS San Diego AWIS San Diego

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Mission Statement

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is a national nonprofit dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all STEM disciplines and across all employment sectors. AWIS has over 50 Chapters and Affiliate Groups nationwide led by engaged AWIS members. AWIS San Diego is a star chapter committed to supporting the advancement of women in STEM fields by providing opportunities to participate in professional networking, mentoring and leadership activities, aided by its 11 committees.

Description

The Association of Women in Science (AWIS) supports the advancement of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The San Diego chapter's Outreach Committee runs events throughout the year designed to fulfill our mission and our committee's goals:

  • Inspire and nurture curiosity in STEM
  • Design unique STEM programming
  • Promote visibility of women as role models & leaders
  • Support growth of our members and mission
  • Foster partnerships to expand resources

We welcome anyone to join us as a volunteer who is excited about STEM and intersted in inspiring community members and aspiring scientists. This includes AWIS members, non-members, and people of any age, gender or profession (see individual events for possible restrictions). We hope you'll consider volunteering for one of our events!

Website

http://www.awissd.org

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Would you recommend AWIS San Diego?

by Shalom M. (2017-12-11 10:56:43.0)
I volunteered at the AWIS Bring Your Kid to Work Day at Sony. The kids (ages approximately from 8 -16) really enjoyed the science experiments and they learned something new too.