In Memoriam

Celebrating the lives of former AWIS Members who will be dearly missed.
Nancy Forbes
Physics
Nancy Forbes leveraged her academic background in physics to establish a long career in government and intelligence. Ms. Forbes was an influential member of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and the Cosmos Club in Washington DC.



 
Dr. Barbara Filner
Biology
Throughout her career, Dr. Barbara Filner was a tireless and effective advocate for women scientists. Over the course of her professional career, she was a strong supporter, mentor, and leader in the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Dr. Filner served as AWIS national President for a two-year term in 1987 and 1988, and in several other roles on the national Executive Board for many years of service.



 
Dr. Phoebe Starfield Leboy
Biochemistry
Dr. Phoebe Starfield Leboy was a Scientist, advocate, mentor, and a member of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). She served as the association’s president in 2008 and 2009.



 

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