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Sep
13
Thu
Meet AWIS-PHL!
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn about AWIS and AWIS-PHL and our programs, including our highly-rated Mentoring Circles. Connect or re-connect with women in science at all levels from across the Philadelphia area.

Oct
11
Thu
Women in Biomedical Research and Academic Medicine: Fixing the Leaky Pipeline
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

AWIS-PHL is partnering with Women in Bio for this program featuring Penn’s Sarah Millar, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Focus Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine. This event, originally scheduled for March and cancelled due to weather, has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Register here: https://awisphl.org/events/oct2018/

Nov
14
Wed
What’s Brewing at USciences? @ University of the Sciences
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Dec
5
Wed
Meet and Greet at the Craft Hall Pop-Up Restaurant @ Philadelphia City Hall - North Side
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm
Jan
30
Wed
Chill With AWIS-PHL @ Drexel University
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chill with AWIS-PHL: 6 PM, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (Snow date: Wednesday, February13, 2019), Drexel University

No, we aren’t talking about the weather! We are talking about recovering from holiday stress and chasing away the winter blues with an informative talk by Dr. Pamela Geller on how stress affects women and a program of fun activities from Drexel’s Wellness on Wheels. Regardless of the time of year, stress can be your worst enemy. The Wellness on Wheels Relaxation Room workshop transforms any space into a relaxation room providing participants with hands-on relaxation activities as well as resources to walk away with. Activities include kinetic sand, aromatherapy, stress balls, mandalas, and yoga.

Mar
3
Sun
Book Club
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Meet AWIS-PHL colleagues at the tables on the Market St. side of 30th St. Station, Philadelphia, PA, to discuss The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance-What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. (For a book description see: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18052969-the-confidence-code.) ** Reading the book before the meeting is highly encouraged**
PRICE: Free admission, pay-as-you go for food/coffee
RSVP: Please let us know if you’ll be joining us: rsvp@awisphl.org

Mar
12
Tue
Things Your Mother Never Taught You
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A panel discussion on investing and personal legal information. More info coming soon.

Apr
13
Sat
Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science
Apr 13 all-day

Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science™ (PAGES™) is an award-winning program that gives sixth-grade girls a hands-on experience with science. We offer mini-conferences once each fall and spring at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA. Visit https://pagesprogram.org/ for information on how to participate or volunteer.

May
15
Wed
Annual Awards Program @ Jefferson
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Annual Awards Program will honor and recognize our Travel Award, DVSC, and Bingham Award Recipients as well as our Mentoring Circle Mentors.

Jun
28
Fri
Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry @ University of PA, Dept of Chemistry
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

This one-day event will include talks from organic chemists in industry and academia, a dynamic poster session, panel discussions, and many opportunities for networking. Professor Geraldine (Geri) Richmond (University of Oregon), past-president of AAAS, National Medal of Science awardee, and co-founder of COACh, will give the keynote lecture. Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and professionals are invited!