The 2021 Nobel Prize winners in the categories of physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine have been announced and none of the winners are women. We are deeply concerned about the lack of diversity among the recipients.
AWIS signed a letter drafted by IEEE asking the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy to extend P-2 Priority designation visas to technical professionals, engineers and scientists that are willing to come conduct research in the United States.
Meet the driven, competent, and impressive AWIS members who are our 2021 scholarship winners.
AWIS recognizes five chapters for stellar outreach, engagement, and advocacy in 2020 with ‘Shooting Star’ Chapter designation and monetary grants.
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 we may think. In this article, AWIS recognizes and speaks out on the emotional toll these attacks have had on our Asian members, coworkers, neighbors, friends and family.