March 24, 2018 – Join AWIS-PHL President Sue Ng, who will be a panelist, at Longwood Gardens Community Read “Celebrating Women in Science and Horticulture” brunch event on Saturday March 24, 2018. Sue will join Lab Girl author Hope Jahren and other prominent scientists for a panel discussion exploring their professional journeys, all while surrounded by the beauty of the Conservatory in lush, magnificent bloom.
Registration is open and includes admission to Longwood Gardens and a buffet brunch during the panel discussion. This is a great opportunity to expand your network and enjoy lively conversation in a beautiful setting. AWIS-PHL members who register for this event will receive a $20 discount to be used at future AWIS-PHL events, please forward your Longwood registration confirmation to email@example.com to receive the AWIS-PHL discount.
Although reading the book Lab Girl is not necessary for attendance at the Longwood event, for those who are interested, AWIS-PHL President Sue Ng and Co-Mentoring Chair Simone Temporal will be hosting a book club and lab coat decorating session (to honor Tu Youyou, 2015 Nobel Prize winner for her discovery of the anti-malarial Artemisinin) on March 4 at 2pm. This lab coat will be highlighted at the Longwood event. The Free Library of Philadelphia has both electronic and paper copies of Lab Girl to borrow. When forwarding your registration confirmation, please indicate if you would like to join for this book club and lab coat decorating session as well.
April 28, 2018 – Philadelphia Science Carnival on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Interested in participating with AWIS-PHL? You can design a lab coat depicting a woman in STEM and/or wear a coat at the carnival to promote women in STEM. Click here to learn more, or contact Simone Temporal firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. See photos from past years here (select the Science Carnivals tab).
May – Annual Awards Program with keynote speaker and 2018 Bingham Award Recipient Mary Osbakken, PhD, MSBME, MD
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