AWIS Fall 2017 Webinar Series
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This fall, AWIS invites you to attend four webinar series focused on personal and professional development. Each of the four webinars is designed to accelerate your career by enabling you build your leadership toolbox and have been exclusively tailored to meet the needs of women in STEM.


Advocacy in Action Series

If we don’t speak up for ourselves and our concerns, who will? During these 30-60 minute live webinars, advocacy experts will share best practices for how you can become an AWIS ambassador who drives systemic change initiatives.




We Marched – Now What?
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: April Burke, AWIS Governing Board Councilor, and Francine Newsome Pfeiffer, Tannaz Rasouli, and Abigail Duggan
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STEM and Gender – How do we improve the scientific workforce?
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: April Burke, AWIS Governing Board Councilor
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AWIS Quarterly Town Hall Meeting

Join AWIS staff and board members for a brief 30-minute live webinar to stay current on issues, events, and opportunities that AWIS is involved in.




AWIS Year in Review
Monday, December 4, 2017 from 3:00-3:30 PM Eastern
Presented by: Dr. Bahija Jallal, AWIS Governing Board President
Join us for a summary of AWIS accomplishments from 2017 and take a look at the upcoming issues, events, and opportunities that AWIS is planning in the New Year.
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Career Spotlight Webinar Series

This series will give you a snapshot overview of different career paths in STEM. Explore a variety career options by connecting to professionals in STEM careers outside of academia and the lab during these 30-minute live webinars.




Health & Medical Science
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 3:00-3:30 PM Eastern
Presented by: Roslyn F. Schneider, MD, MSc, FACP, FCCP
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Finance & Investment Banking
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 3:00-3:30 PM Eastern
Presented by: Karene Richards
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AWIS Board Accelerator Coaching Series

There’s no one path to becoming a member on a board, but the AWIS Board Accelerator Coaching Series will help cultivate your career and professional skills to stand out as a leader in your field which will get you noticed by an executive board. We've brought together thought leaders and experts in the fields of professional and career development to help you complete the steps you need to take on your way to board leadership. Topics during these 30-60 webinars include more about the different types of boards, setting up effective mentoring circles, moving up the corporate career ladder, leveraging your professional network, and negotiation skills for professionals. You are qualified. You are ready. Now let AWIS help you accelerate your pathway to successful board leadership.




Board Leadership – An Introduction to Governance
September 2017
Presented by: Melissa L. Bradley, Professor of Practice at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University
Registration coming soon

Mentoring & Coaching – Lessons Learned on Setting Up Effective Mentoring Circles
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 3:00-3:45 PM Eastern
Presented by: Daniela Vecchio and Cheng Fang, Co-Chairs of the AWIS Mass Chapter Mentoring Program
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