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
Click here to REGISTER for the event. Join us for a conversation with the team from Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), a social venture that invests in people and ideas that are typically overlooked (and often taboo) as vehicles of social and economic change. The United Nations has reported that only 43% of girls in developing nations attend… Read More Lets Talk About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About
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