AWIS provides a unique national platform where essential research meets advocacy, innovation and practice in supporting the advancement of women in STEM.
Funding for the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency is crucial for American technological achievement and domestic job creation.read more
Research Center AWIS provides a unique national platform where essential research meets advocacy, innovation and practice in supporting the advancement of women in STEM. Jump to Research Hub: Hidden Figures, an inspirational film based on the true story of three Black...read more
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is one of the many scientific disciplinary societies that awards prizes to an elite group of its members for excellence in research, service, and teaching.read more
Unconscious biases are social stereotypes held by both women and men. Research shows biases negatively impact STEM workplaces in a number of areas.read more
Biotechnology companies continued to lead the way in the initial public offering (IPO) market in 2015, nearly matching the number of companies making their debut in 2014.read more
Regardless of whether one’s STEM career pathway is in academia, government, or industry, awards are important indicators of career success.read more
Awards are important markers of success in any career, and in academia they can play an important role in hiring, promotion and tenure decisions.read more
One area in which female scientists still have to confront sexism (Nature 468, 733; 2010) is in scholarly awards: women win fewer. Scientific societies must
examine practices for selecting awardees.
Science is stratified, with an unequal distribution of research facilities and rewards among scientists.read more