About

AWIS champions the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across all disciplines and employment sectors. Working for positive system transformation, AWIS strives to ensure that all women in these fields can achieve their full potential.

The Bethesda Chapter of AWIS was formed in 1991 and has grown to over 150 members. Its members are actively engaged in scientific research, education, administration and policy activities, and are employed in federal agencies, academia, business, and non-profit organizations. The National AWIS office publishes materials about women in science, including a quarterly print magazine and a biweekly electronic Washington Wire”.

Why join AWIS Bethesda?

  • Build your professional network and receive support at every stage of your career.
  • Take part in career building activities, including our annual Mentoring Event and our Resume Workshop.
  • Participate in peer-to-peer support activities, including our new “Topics on Tap” series.
  • Your commitment helps AWIS as it strives to achieve equity and full participation of all women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Join AWIS through the National website.
Students who wish to join AWIS Bethesda should do so by joining AWIS National at the Junior level.

AWIS Bethesda Contact Information

For information or in case of inclement weather, check our website (www.awisbethesda.org) or contact chapter leaders at awisbethesda@gmail.com.