Happy Birthday, AWIS!

Join our Virtual Celebration

It’s not every day that an organization turns 50!
Come celebrate this historic milestone and 50 years of AWIS advocacy.

October 28, 2021
2:00-3:00 PM EDT

Keynote address

Our featured keynote speaker will be Dr. Marie Bernard, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As COSWD, she leads NIH’s science of scientific workforce diversity, building, disseminating, and acting on the evidence. She also co-leads NIH’s newly announced UNITE initiative to end structural racism.

Annual AWIS Awards

During the event, we will also be recognizing individuals who are making significant contributions to advancing women in STEM with the following awards:


  • Pinnacle Award – Honors an individual’s lifetime of innovative achievements in STEM and commitment to workplace diversity.
  • Next Gen – Highlights an early career STEM leader who is a visible and vocal advocate for diversity and inclusive scientific practices.
  • Leadership – Commends an experienced STEM leader for supportive workplace policies and fostering women leaders.

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