Volunteer to join AWIS-PHL at the Philadelphia Science Carnival
AWIS-PHL was a big hit last year with our colorful lab coats depicting famous women in science.
Join us this year as we again celebrate women in science at the Philadelphia Science Carnival
on Saturday, April 29. 2017.
for more information on how to participate!
Becoming Brilliant: Re-Imagining Education for Our Time
6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
is a Professor of Psychology at Temple University and author of Becoming Brilliant: What Science tells us about raising successful children
. Kathy is the Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Faculty Fellow at Temple University, President of the International Congress on Infant Studies, and Director of Temple University’s Infant Language Laboratory. Her research in the areas of early language development and infant cognition has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and Human Development, and the Institute of Education Sciences, resulting in 14 books and over 200 publications. See http://kathyhirshpasek.com/
for more information.
A limited number of Dr. Hirsh-Pasek’s book will be available for purchase at the event.
AWIS-PHL Moms Group
Do you want to meet other moms in AWIS-PHL? Find other woman in science who are also juggling work-life balance? Set-up playdates with other similar aged children? Add your name to the AWIS-PHL Moms Group listserv and we will connect you with other moms. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/bCEhlEmClCGOv6cm1
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.
Mark your calendars for our Annual Awards Dinner, May 16, 2017. Details will be available in April.
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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.
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