AWIS will be hosting Dr. Cathy O’Neil, who appears in the film Coded Bias, for a conversation to build awareness about the algorithms built by predominantly white, male teams that incorporate their unconscious biases and reinforce racist, sexist, and capitalistic injustice.
We know that many Asian Americans deal with racism daily – although it may not always be as visible or violent as the murders in Atlanta last week. We recognize the emotional toll these attacks have had on our Asian members, coworkers, neighbors, friends and family. We grieve with them, the victims’ families, and the impacted communities.
To help increase the diversity of patent holders, AWIS is hosting a panel of experts to share lessons learned.
AWIS is offering new scholarships to support the professional development and advancement of AWIS members
AWIS announces that the ARC Network will be transitioning to a new organizational home at the Women’s Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN).
Research by AWIS shows that women are consistently underrepresented among recipients of scholarly and research awards. However, this year, three of the ten Nobel Laureates in STEM were women.