Workshop Your CV/Resume With Experienced Women in Science!

Uncover the following:

  • A resume is not a CV, and a CV is not a resume
  • Resumes and CVs should be tailored to specific jobs
  • You don’t need to include everything you’ve ever done

After an introductory talk by Ellie Cantor, PhD, MBA, who spent over 20 years in biopharmaceutical executive search and recruiting, we will break into small working groups depending on your goals (e.g., academia at a research intensive school, teaching, industry, writing, other/non-traditional careers).

Sample resumes and CVs will be available.

Call for Nominations

AWIS-PHL is seeking nominations for the following offices for 2017-2018:

  • President-Elect (a 3-year commitment: President-Elect, President, Past-President)
  • Vice-President for Programs

We are also seeking a volunteer to be Social Media Chair.

Elections will be held in April. Contact president_elect@awisphl.org to nominate or volunteer (self-nominations accepted!)

Congratulations!

Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD, Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department and the principal investigator of the Vascular Kinetics Laboratory, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the AWIS-PHL Elizabeth Bingham Award. The award will be presented at our upcoming Annual Awards Dinner, May 16, 2017, at which she will be the keynote speaker. Watch for details on the dinner coming later in the spring.

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events and watch for more details soon:

  • Becoming Brilliant: Re-Imagining Education for our Time – Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek,  Professor of Psychology at Temple University and author of Becoming Brilliant: What Science tells us about raising successful children, March 29, 2017, at AIM Academy in Conshohocken.
  • Philadelphia Science Festival SCIENCE CARNIVAL, Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Annual Awards Dinner, May 2017

See the Bulletin Board page for more information on the following items:

Email info on your upcoming event to webmaster@awisphl.org. (All posts at the discretion of the webmaster.)
Check out AWIS member events and other offerings.
GETT (Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology – March 25, 2017.
Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying ScienceTM (PAGESTM) mini-conference for 6th grade girls, Chestnut Hill College, Saturday, April 22, 2017. 
Post doctoral positions in receptor biology  available at Penn Med
Local charter high school seeking speakers for Science Café.

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