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June Book Club

June Book Club

AWIS-North Carolina VIRTUAL Book Club: "The Woman With the Cure" by Lynn Cullen On June 20th, 2024; 7pm EST Register today!

WISE  - Session II

WISE - Session II

"You Are a Champion! How to advocate for yourself and highlight your strengths " by Dr. Tandeka Boko (Session II- WISE-2024- Registration today)

SciFari

SciFari

A North Carolina Science Festival event hosted by AWIS-NC members to engage and enrich Middle and High School Students in a variety of STEM activities.

Scientist-Kabler

Scientist-Kabler

A North Carolina Science Festival event hosted by AWIS-NC members to engage and enrich Middle and High School Students in a variety of STEM activities.

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Sci-holic-Howlett

A North Carolina Science Festival event hosted by AWIS-NC members to engage and enrich Middle and High School Students in a variety of STEM activities.

WISE-Session I

WISE-Session I

"Achieving work/life balance" by Dr. Allyn Howlett. Event Timing: Thursday, April 18, 2024 6:00 – 7:00 PM ET Register today by clicking on the link

SFA summit

SFA summit

AWIS-NC will be at the Science for All Summit Morehead Planetarium & Science Center this coming Wednesday, February 28th. We hope you will stop by and discuss ways to promote IDEA in STEM with us!

AWIS Meridian Award Winner

AWIS Meridian Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Tandeka Boko on receiving the AWIS annual Meridian Award for epitomizing the values of AWIS through her commitment to inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility in STEM.

HERspectives Session 1

HERspectives Session 1

HERspectives Session 1 Topic- 'Self-Advocacy' lead by Ms. Tomara Gee

Meet and Greet Coffee

Meet and Greet Coffee

Meet and Greet Coffee & Tea Event to celebrate efforts and contributions by Predocs and Postdocs sponsored by Wake Forest Postdoctoral Association and AWIS-NC on September 19th, 2023

AWIS-NC Member Spotlight (website)

AWIS-NC Member Spotlight (website)

Please join us in congratulating AWIS-NC member Joan Schanck, MPA for receiving the 2023 TERMIS-AM Educational, Training, and Outreach Award!

AWIS-NC Volunteer Leadership Awards

AWIS-NC Volunteer Leadership Awards

AWIS North Carolina recognizes our volunteers for their hard work and dedication to our mission. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless efforts every day to educate, enrich, and empower women in all STEM fields!

Educate Engage Enrich Empower

Welcome to
AWIS-North Carolina 

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.  

Member Shoutouts

Proud to Share our members' achievements!

Jenny P. Ting, Ph.D

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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

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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.

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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

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•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

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Our Partners

Our Mission

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.

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