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Welcome to the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Emory Graduate Chapter! We are dedicated to the advancement of women in science and host social, outreach, and networking events for graduate students and professionals. We also invite professional women to come and speak with us about their careers, and how being a woman in their field has impacted them.

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Description

Emory's graduate chapter of AWIS seeks to encourage women in science. Anyone, regardless of gender, who supports women in science are welcome to participate in our events. We host networking events, social events, and outreach events to provide a plethora of opportunities to women in science to meet with and encourage other women.

Category

Graduate Arts and Sciences

Organization Type

SGA Student Organizations include those organizations chartered by a Graduate Divisional Council or UWO, including Allied Health, C3, GBA, GNC, GSGA, MSS, RSGA,

University Offices and Departments are units like the Center for Community Engagement and Leadership in Campus Life.

University Office- or Department-Affiliated Organizations are organizations sponsored or funded directly by a university or academic department, like Emory Scholars.

Student Organization Seeking GSGA Recognition or Renewing Registration

Mission Statement

The purpose and mission of AWIS shall be to promote equal opportunity for women to enter into scientific professions and achieve their career goals; to raise the status of women in science and women generally; to initiate, encourage, and engage in works of educational and scientific nature; to provide outreach opportunities for graduate students for the purpose of encouraging the younger generation of women to have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields; to provide networking opportunities between graduate students and local and national professional women in science fields; to provide a platform for graduate students of different STEM disciplines to consider and discuss challenges and opportunities with respect to their current and future professional endeavors; to exchange information with other groups supportive of our goals and coordinate activities directed to the fulfillment of those goals.

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