Washington Wire

The monthly news and information digest about women in STEM

WASHINGTON WIRE

May 2021

» Happening At AWIS

Congratulations, scholarship winners! AWIS is excited to announce the recipients of its 2021 Scholarship Awards. Sarah A. Berlinger is awarded the inaugural AWIS Distinguished Doctoral Research Scholarship to support her dissertation research project. Drs. Janet Guss Darwich and Natalia Misunou are awarded the inaugural AWIS Opportunity Scholarships for Career Re-Entry.

The ABCs of STEM Success: Hooded and Beyond. You’re invited to our upcoming What’s Next webinar on June 16, featuring Dr. Malika Grayson, author of Hooded: A Black Girl’s Guide to the PhD. Dr. Grayson will speak about surviving and thriving as a doctoral candidate in STEM.

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: This May, AWIS is highlighting the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander women in STEM on our Historical Figures page. This new resource is a searchable database of women STEM pioneers.

Free magazine subscription: Keep up with the latest career, business, education, health & wellness news and more with a complimentary subscription to Professional Woman’s Magazine, an AWIS partner.

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Congratulations, scholarship winners! AWIS is excited to announce the recipients of its 2021 Scholarship Awards. Sarah A. Berlinger is awarded the inaugural AWIS Distinguished Doctoral Research Scholarship to support her dissertation research project. Drs. Janet Guss Darwich and Natalia Misunou are awarded the inaugural AWIS Opportunity Scholarships for Career Re-Entry.

The ABCs of STEM Success: Hooded and Beyond. You’re invited to our upcoming What’s Next webinar on June 16, featuring Dr. Malika Grayson, author of Hooded: A Black Girl’s Guide to the PhD. Dr. Grayson will speak about surviving and thriving as a doctoral candidate in STEM.

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: This May, AWIS is highlighting the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander women in STEM on our Historical Figures page. This new resource is a searchable database of women STEM pioneers.

Free magazine subscription: Keep up with the latest career, business, education, health & wellness news and more with a complimentary subscription to Professional Woman’s Magazine, an AWIS partner.

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» The Bottom Line

[Women of color] who have succeeded did so because someone was invested in their success. We can’t do it by ourselves. If we could, we would have done it already! Success is not a solo sport.”

– Minda Harts, author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table and AWIS webinar speaker. Replay her insights and all of our past webinars by joining AWIS.

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