Our Mentoring Awards are tailored to honor New Jersey Women in STEM who have shown outstanding service as mentors. For 2018 we are excited to present the awards to STEM professionals with exemplary achievements who truly emulate the fundamentals of our awards vision… Read More 2018 New Jersey Women in STEM Mentoring Awards Recipients
The AWIS New Jersey Board had an opportunity to meet the scholars over the Thanksgiving break. The event was hosted by Bristol-Myers Squibb our sponsor and partner. The scholars were awarded the scholarships, certificates and state resolutions. As always, these students never fail to inspire us! Advertisements
The 2017 Association for Women in Science New Jersey STEM Scholarship winners have been awarded State Resolutions. Sponsored by Physicist Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, the resolutions recognize the scholars exceptional academic performance, community service and outreach. Association for Women in Science New Jersey chapter offers scholarships to female high school seniors and Juniors, residing anywhere in the… Read More Our 2017 STEM Scholars Receive State Resolutions
Association for Women in Science New Jersey chapter offers scholarships to female high school seniors and Juniors, residing anywhere in the state. The purpose of the competition is to provide encouragement to New Jersey high school women who have chosen to undertake a science, technology, engineering, or math course of study. This year, applicants from… Read More The 2017 AWIS New Jersey STEM Scholars
Creating Role Models across all gender Spectrum’s REGISTRATION LINK: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4gjx7fdab&oeidk=a07eedw2onf246d4470 July 27th, Thursday, 6:00PM Clinical Academic Building, 125 Paterson Street, Room 2144, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Workplace gender inequity extends way beyond stereotypical male and female roles. While misogyny gets some attention, other gender inequities often get overlooked. Preference by majority in the “other” gender spectrum… Read More Barriers and facilitators for workplace gender diversity
“Science, Not Silence” AWIS New Jersey partnered with the New Jersey March for Science to support the national mission: “The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and… Read More AWIS New Jersey Marching for Science
Association for Women in Science recognizes that mentoring impacts not only the direct beneficiaries, but also induces a ripple effect. At our inaugural awarding event, meet these successful women panelists and hear their stories about how mentoring has impacted their professional growth. Dr. Jacquelyn Litt is the recipient of 2017 Association for Women in Science,… Read More 2017 AWIS New Jersey Women in STEM Mentoring Excellence Award.
Association for Women in Science empowers andpromotes women scientists through programs that facilitate career development, education, networking, leadership & entrepreneurial opportunities. For close to 20 years we have been annually recognizing high school seniors and this year also Junior female students who reside in New Jersey and who demonstrate interest & intent to pursue STEM for… Read More New Jersey Assembly joint legislative resolution.
Established in 1995, AWIS NJ empowers and promotes women scientists through programs that facilitate career development, education, networking, leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities. For close to 20 years, we have been offering STEM scholarships to female high school students from all parts of New Jersey who display high academic performance, are active in extracurricular activities and… Read More 2016 AWIS New Jersey High School STEM Scholarship Winners
Have you ever thought of eating disorders with disdain, belittled them as a fad, a “phase”, or deemed them as a lifestyle choice? If yes, you are among many who overlook these serious disorders with potentially life-threatening outcomes as “frivolous.” Our featured article for the month discusses the leading efforts to uncover the causes and… Read More A Campaign for Mental Health Under Way at Janssen Research & Development, A Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson
Snapshots from invigorating discussion “Funding R&D to enhance economic development”. Media coverage in The Daily Targum Rutgers Dept. of Neuroscience & Cell Biology Emmanuel DiCicco-Bloom MD, Princeton Plasma Physics Labs Andrew Zwicker PhD, Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-Mercer), Centre for Advanced Biotechnology & Medicine Ann Stock PhD, Association for Women in Science, NJ President Kamana… Read More SCIENTISTS DISCUSS THE NEED FOR SCIENCE ADVOCATES IN GOVERNEMENT
An event designed for science professionals. Understand how and why your participation is essential for shaping good science policy decisions. Science policy is a category of policymaking focusing on policies affecting the conduct of the science and research enterprise, including the funding of science. It also refers to the act of applying scientific knowledge and consensus to the development… Read More AWIS-NJ Science & Policy Panel 101
The Scholarship Review Committee congratulates the winners for their efforts and performance in the Scholarship Competition considering these winners among the finest young women of scientific aptitude that New Jersey can offer. 1st place: Shweta Modi, Edison High School, Edison, NJ 2nd place: Katherine Chew, Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ & Francesca Gualano, High Point… Read More 2015 AWIS-NJ STEM Scholarship Winners
AWIS CJC and Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering are pleased to host a book launch “Politics of Promotion” by Bonnie Marcus, M.Ed., an award winning entrepreneur and Forbes and business insider contributing writer. The winners of 20th annual AWIS-CJC High School STEM Scholarships will be announced. Click here for registering &… Read More The Politics of Promotion
“Adopt a river” initiative was started by New Jersey chapter for Association for Women in Science to give high school students an opportunity to initiate and get involved in scientific projects that have a social impact. Simultaneously, the students get an opportunity to demonstrate scientific skills that involve team work and interaction with peers and… Read More Arthur L. Johnson High School AWIS_CJC “Adopt a River ” team completes a year.
AWIS_CJC supported the annual conference for young women in STEM, an initiative by Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Beyond the leadership representation as speakers, AWIS_CJC exhibitor booth introduced close to 500 young female attendees to “AWIS_CJC Annual High School STEM Scholarships” and “AWIS_CJC adopt a river Project.” The Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics introduces middle-school… Read More AWIS_CJC at 14th annual conference for young women in STEM at Princeton University
Click here to download AWISNJ Scholarship Guidelines for 2015 PDF. Scholarship Application Guidelines: Deadline April 30, 2015 (11 pm) Winners will be announced May 30, 2015 Who Can Enter: The scholarship is open for any female high school… Read More 2015 AWISNJ STEM Scholarship Applications – Open
Kamana Misra, PhD, President Association for Women in Science, NJ Should this be a wake up call for scientists? How many of us know, or care about our representation in the Congress? Some disturbing statistics from the 113th Congress1: Congressmen with science background, ~7% Doctors with MD degrees, ~4% Engineers, ~1% PhD degree holders, <1%,… Read More Who is representing you, the STEM professionals in Politics?
WASHINGTON D.C. — Tonight, President Barack Obama addressed a joint session of Congress on the State of the Union. In his speech, President Obama called for new steps to strengthen working families across America asking Congress to pass legislation that would allow millions of working Americans to earn up to seven days of paid sick… Read More AWIS Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union
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As AWISNJ Articles comes close to completing its first year, we want to thank all our editors, associates, contributors and readers for their valuable contributions. It has been an exciting journey and we have together created a valuable resource for our membership to present their opinions, thoughts, and insight on relevant scientific topics and issues. Moving… Read More 2014 AWISNJ Editorial Board
With an objective to get high school students involved in local ecological conservation projects, we invite you to partner with us to learn basics of water quality testing. Each school / team will have an opportunity to identify a river of choice in their neighborhood. Based on the material and instructions provided from our… Read More “Adopt-a-River” campaign: A partnership between New Jersey schools and Association for Women in Science, New Jersey Chapter.
Dr. Sangya S. Varma, Associate Director for Academic Affairs & Curricula Development, Professional Science Master’s Program, Rutgers. Marty Jeiven, President Jeiven Pharmaceutical Consulting, Inc., President for AdiraMedica LLC. Nazish Irfanul Huq, Associate Director of Clinical Development, Shionogi Inc. Divya Patel, Project Leader, Integrium. Carolyn Benslimane, Recruiter. Advertisements
2013 Scholarship Sponsors: Jeiven Pharmaceutical Consulting, Inc. Garden State Neurology & Neuro-Oncology, PC Coldwell Banker, Real estate agent, Sangita Sancheti Advertisements
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AWIS CJC Annual High School Senior Scholarship Applications are now open for 2013 For full information follow the link: 2013 Annual High School Scholarship Application Or click on the scholarships tab. AWIS NJ Officers 2013: Kamana Misra, PhD Smita Thakker-Varia PhD Gina Schaefer Doranelly Kolchev PhD Advertisements
Directors of the Professional Science Masters (PSM) program, Rutgers, Marty Jeiven, President Jeiven Pharmaceutical Consulting, Inc., President for AdiraMedica LLC, Carolyn Benslimane, Recruiter with Valesta Clinical Solutions, a division of On Assignment and Anthony E. Klon, PhD, Senior Medical Writer, Tricore Inc. Advertisements
Keynote speaker: Kathleen W Scotto, PhD Look in our Media Gallery Section for more Pictures Advertisements
The Association for Women in Science, NJ chapter is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 scholarship awards. These scholarship winners have each demonstrated exceptional performance and a special interest in pursuing STEM subjects in college. Congratulations. Gabrielle Goodrow The Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Highlands, NJ 1st Place. Payal Marathe West Windsor-Plainsboro High School… Read More 2012 AWIS NJ scholarship recipients.
Kathleen W. Scotto, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Science University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Kathleen W. Scotto, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She previously… Read More Attend our upcoming networking event “Mentoring essentials for career enhancement”
As discussed with Kamana Misra PhD, Founding Editor AWISNJ Articles Article PDF What is the mission and the Vision of The Rita Allen Foundation? The Rita Allen Foundation invests in transformative ideas in their earliest stages to leverage their growth and promote breakthrough solutions to significant problems. We enable early-career biomedical scholars to do pioneering… Read More Introducing Elizabeth Christopherson, President & CEO The Rita Allen Foundation.
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