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Women on the Cutting-Edge Conference Details 2023
Hello everyone! Please join us on April 5th for Women on the Cutting Edge, a program that we are co-planning with Rutgers Womens Health Institute, the NJ Black Women Physicians Association, and the Office for Research. It will be a stimulating day with interesting topics and fun to meet in person again!! Remember to register…
2023 STEM Scholarships
We are excited to announce that we have opened submissions for our annual 2023 STEM Scholarship! Please see the STEM Scholarship tab at the top of the website for more details and to submit an application. Applications are due Friday May 26th.
NJ Women in STEM- Save the Date
Please save the date for our NJ Women in STEM program! Our event will take place on April 5th, 2023, from 9am-3pm. This event will be held in conjunction with the following organizations: -New Jersey Black Women Physician Association -Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Central Jersey Chapter -Women’s Health Institute of Rutgers Robert Wood…
partnering with a purpose. Learn about vendoring opportunities for women owned businesses through BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB SUPPLIER DIVERSITY initiatives.
Women remain underrepresented among the ranks of entrepreneurs. Even more so, the female STEM entrepreneurs. Association for Women in Science New Jersey aims to de-risk and celebrate STEM women entrepreneurs by creating opportunities for their businesses in the New Jersey ecosystem. The mission is achievable only through collaborations with partners who champion our vision of…
W.O.M.E.N. SUMMIT 2021
W.O.M.E.N. SUMMIT 2021 30th July,2021, 3-5 PM SPEAKERS & SUPPORTERS CAMILLE SCHRIER Miss America 2020 Doctorate of Pharmacy Student Andrew Zwicker PhD Assemblyman & Chair, New Jersey Science Innovation & Technology Committee Mentoring Awards Entrepreneurship Awards & The New Jersey STEM Women Entrepreneurs Supplier Diversity Initiative With a mission to develop a sustainable ecosystem to…
Meet The 2020 AWIS New Jersey STEM Scholars
Thank you to the Review Board for working with AWIS New Jersey to make this a valuable program for High School Junior and Senior females. The STEM Scholar Awards are offered to female high school seniors and juniors who reside in New Jersey and who demonstrate interest & intent to pursue STEM for higher education…
Equity in STEM Gets a Royal Hand
Dr Nisreen El-Hashemite, MD, PhD, CEO/Executive Director of the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) found the Women in Science International League after experiencing gender pay disparity. She is also an Iraqi princess who had to defy royal protocol to become a medical doctor and a geneticist. She holds advanced degrees in biomedical science,…
AWIS presenting at the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science, United Nations Headquarters.
Full 2020 Program Agenda December 18, 2019 For Immediate Release The 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science is being celebrated on Feb 11th, 2020 at the UN headquarters in New York. Dr Kamana Misra, Founder of ContraRx and the President for the New Jersey chapter for Association for Women in Science (AWIS)…
Symposium: Opportunities for Female Healthcare Innovators in New Jersey
The Association for Women in Science New Jersey (AWIS NJ) and Women’s Health Institute (WHI) of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have organized the symposium to educate healthcare providers and students about the innovation opportunities in New Jersey. In addition to panel discussion, WHI interns will present their research abstracts. When: Thursday, August 8, 2019 from…
2019 High School STEM Scholars
The Scholarship Review Committee congratulates the 2019 winners for their efforts and performance in the Scholarship Competition and considers these winners among the finest young women of scientific aptitude that New Jersey can offer. AWISNJ 2019 High School Senior STEM Scholars: 1st Place: Akila Saravanan, Plainsboro-West Windsor High School 2nd Place Lindsey Michie, Northern Burlington…
2019 MedHealth Challenge Winners.
May 28th, 2019 For Immediate Release The following teams are the winners of the 2019 MedHealth challenge. The projects were judged on concept innovation, supporting data and the prototype development. 1st Place: Julia DeMeritt, Ramsey High School, Ramsey, NJ Project Title: Commun X – Emergent Medical Communications Synopsis: The communication of emergency medical information between…
Association for Women in Science, New Jersey to Recognize Women in STEM at the State House
March 13th, 2019 For Immediate Release To fulfill our mission to drive systemic organizational changes, AWIS-CJC promotes women scientists through programs that facilitate career development, education, networking, leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities. This is accomplished via alliances with partners who express a common goal to solve challenges faced by underrepresented STEM women. March 25th 2019, AWIS-CJC is heading to the New Jersey…
AWIS CJC to Promote New Jersey Women in STEM at the State House
February 20, 2019 For Immediate Release Women now represent a large part of the talent pool for STEM. Unfortunately, work place experiences, Isolation, hostile male-dominated work environments, ineffective executive feedback and a lack of effective sponsors, make it more likely for them to “leak” out of the pipeline. Left unaddressed, this leaky pipeline represents loss of…
Johnson and Johnson hosts Innovation Immersion Workshop for AWIS New Jersey Women in STEM Entrepreneurship participants.
Johnson and Johnson recently hosted “Johnson and Johnson Innovation Immersion Workshop” for the 2018 AWIS New Jersey Women in STEM Entrepreneurship Challenge participants. The entrepreneurship training module created by Johnson & Johnson leadership provided a unique opportunity to the female founders to get an inside preview of a big company approach to innovation and business…
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