AWIS-PHL mourns the passing of Edyth Malin, PhD, one of our founding members and staunchest supporters. Edyth was a driving force in AWIS-PHL for many years, and her legacy continues in everyone she touched. To donate in Edyth’s memory, see

In view of Edyth’s significant commitment to AWIS and AWIS-PHL and her key role in initiating the Delaware Valley Science Council AWIS-PHL High School Science Award, we are renaming that award to the Edyth Malin AWIS-PHL High School Science Award.

Read a moving note from Edyth’s cousin.


Fall Events

What’s Brewing at USciences? On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, University of the Sciences will showcase it’s Brewing Science Program in a presentation to include a beer tasting. Two of our 2018 Travel Award recipients will open the evening with brief presentations of their research.

We are getting ready to plan our spring events. Have an idea for a program? What to host an event at your site? Email

Let us know about your STEM events!
Check out the Women in Bio Metro Philadelphia Chapter for information on their events and programs.

Interesting Reading

Check out 500 Women Scientists — a grassroots organization started by four women who met in graduate school at CU Boulder. Immediately following the November 2016 election, they published an open letter re-affirming their commitment to speak up for science and for women, minorities, immigrants, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA. There is a Philadelphia “Pod” that hosts local events ( also see their Facebook Page), and pods in many other places around the world.

“Excelling at Your Craft” The 2nd Annual Pink Boots Symposium by USciences Brewing Program and Pink Boots Philly.  See flyer. This event is open to all men, women, friends, and family of the brewing industry who are 21 years old and over.  Click here for details and registration.

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