Educate Enrich Empower
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) champions the interests of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics across all disciplines and employment sectors including academia, industry, and government.
By joining our chapter, we will help you in building and refining your career. We are dedicated to bringing you the tools and resources to support you at every stage of your career, whether you are a student, post-doc or professional. Beyond promoting yourself, becoming an AWIS member shows your commitment to achieving equality in the STEM disciplines both locally and nationally.
Proud to Share our members' achievements!
William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
Elected as a Member of Prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Ph.D
Tandeka Boko, Ph.D
STEM Advisor/Navigator/Program Coordinator for NC STEM Alliance
& Instructor, Biology, Guilford Technical Community College, NC
Allyn Howlett, Ph.D
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NC
Highlighted as a STEM Storyteller through the Morehead Planetarium Science Center and a Glaxo-Smith Kline Storytelling Grant in partnership with NC Community Colleges
Joan F. Schanck, MPA
Academic Research Program Officer, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Received the 2023 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS-AM) Educational, Training and Outreach Award.
Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics and Microbiology), Department of Biological Sciences, Winston-Salem State University, NC
Awarded NSF grant of $299,835 & the project will engage 15 undergraduate students across multiple disciplines
•Awarded membership on the “Power List” published in The Cannabis Scientist. July 7, 2022
•WFMY One is pot, the other is not, but the effects are similar: Delta8 vs. Delta 9, Journalist: Ben Briscoe Published: 12:22 PM EDT April 28, 2022
WOMEN in STEM CAN CHANGE the WORLD!
Educate: To promote Awareness of STEM among female students
Enrich: To Enrich Personal and Professional development of Women in all fields of STEM
Empower: To Support accomplishments and Leadership of Women in the field of STEM
Driving Excellence in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by achieving diversity inclusion, equal opportunity, encouragement and full engagement of women in all scientific disciplines and across all employment sectors of STEM.