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AWIS reaches out to the public and to the media to share information on the trends and issues facing America's 1.3 million women in STEM.  AWIS is a source of expert information on working women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across all disciplines and across all employment sectors.  

A Valuable Source of Information
Media professionals with specific story requirements can connect with the AWIS staff who will search within our national member network to find the right interview candidates.  Media can also interview AWIS' leadership.

Contact Janet Bandows Koster to:

  • Interview AWIS' leadership or a woman in STEM
  • Find out more about upcoming programs and events
  • Be added to our press list

Coverage in National Media
AWIS is regularly featured in national publications, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, Vogue, Science, Nature, and many more.

See recent national media coverage 

News on AWIS Advocacy and Program Initiatives
AWIS enhances the future of the U.S. science and technology enterprise by supporting the career advancement of a key national resource:  women in STEM.  We help educate the public, Congress, and members on issues which prevent women from reaching their full potential.  Through a variety of local and national events, online educational opportunities, and advocacy initiatives, AWIS works to break down barriers and create opportunities for women across all disciplines and across all employment sectors.

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 Nicole Kresge, PhD

"As [former] editor-in-chief of the AWIS Magazine, I got to review a broad scope of news related not just to science but of interest to women in science."

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