Happy Holidays from AWIS-PHL
Watch this site and your email for information on our spring schedule.
Can You Feel The Pulse?
Tuesday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. at WHYY How do you, your health and your family’s health fit into the rapidly changing landscape of healthcare in the Philadelphia region? Celebrate the launch of The Pulse, our newest multimedia program focused on answering these questions by reporting on stories at the heart of health, science and innovation. Join us for a riveting discussion led by The Pulse host Maiken Scott and our special guest, MacArthur Fellow Angela Duckworth, followed by a reception with The Pulse reporting team. Enjoy this free program preview days before the program’s on-air premiere on December 6 at 9 a.m. For details and to register >>
***AWIS-PHL named a Star Chapter 2013***
The AWIS Star Chapter Award honors those chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan. The award encourages chapters to perform specific activities designed to ensure that women in STEM fields are able to achieve their full potential.
Mark your calendars for the next PAGES sessions:
Saturday April 5, 2014
Announcing the 2014 AWIS-PHL Book Club
Our next Book Club will take place in the spring of 2014. We will be discussing Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg. Read more about the book here.
We are excited to announce that our facilitator for the program will be Dr. Jeffrey Greenhaus, William A. Mackie Professor of Management, Department of Management, Lebow College of Business, Drexel University. Dr. Greenhaus is a work-family expert. (Read more about him in this article from the Fall 2013 issue of the Drexel Alumni Magazine)
The program will be co-sponsored by Drexel University's Office of Faculty Development and Equity. Drexel is an AWIS Partner.
Watch for more details later this year.
Meanwhile....Some interesting sidelights:
- Read a recent NY Times article on a Harvard Business School Case Study on Gender Equity.
- See Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze at Penn's Annenberg Center October 1-5. There are events after each performance. Of note, on Thursday, Oct. 3, Dr. Katherine Kuchenbecker will moderate a panel on women in the sciences. For $5 student pricing, use promo code STUDENT and show a valid student ID at pickup. Click here for more information.
See the Bulletin Board Page for other local programs and items of interest.
The 10th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women - November 1, 2013, in Philadelphia.
AWIS-PHL is proud to be a Supporting Organization of the 10th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women, the largest women's conference in the state and one of the largest in the country! This year’s Conference will be Friday, November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia.
As we are a Supporting Organization, AWIS-PHL members are eligible for a registration discount. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure the code for the early bird price of $150 per person and $1800 for a table of 12.