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Welcome to the Association for Women in Science! 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.

Portal Information


Emory's graduate chapter of AWIS seeks to encourage women in science. Anyone, regardless of gender, who support 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.


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 of the Graduate Chapter of AWIS is to provide opportunities and encouragement for women in STEM fields on the Emory campus and beyond. By generating a graduate and professional student chapter we can better meet the needs of our members. Through the AWIS platform we hope to provide a networking community with local and national professionals, and mentorship of graduate and professional students by professor and professionals. By offering professional development opportunities and methods for approaching advocacy and public policy on issues regarding women in the sciences, we will be able 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.

Selection Process/Membership Requirements

Please list information about the organizations selection process and include membership requirements if applicable.

Members must be full-time graduate or professional students currently enrolled in Emory University.

Please list your organization's Facebook page