The Palo Alto AWIS Chapter was featured in the book La Valle del Silicio, which explores the Italian community’s entrepreneurial contributions to the United States.
AWIS announced the recipients of its 2020 awards to recognize individuals, companies and organizations who are making significant contributions to increased workplace diversity, including placing women in leadership positions and advocating for more inclusive practices in STEM.
Senator Mazie K. Hirono, Senator Thom Tillis, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, and Rep. Steve Stivers introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation, the Inventor Diversity for Economic Advancement Act (“IDEA Act”) of 2019.
Soody Tronson, an advisory board member to STEM to Market, AWIS’ Accelerator, expands her leadership with AWIS by becoming AWIS Palo Alto’s newest board member.
Alexandra Detweiler, a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology, was the 2019 winner of the AWIS Kirsten R. Lorentzen Award, awarded to women who are college sophomores and juniors studying physics.
An interview with AWIS member Dr. Felecia M. Nave, the President of Alcorn State University.