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Come One, Come All!

Join AWIS-PHL for a family-fun day at the Franklin Institute, and tour the Science Behind Pixar exhibit. Saturday, March 19, 2016.



Upcoming Events! Save the Dates!!

It's almost time for the Philadelphia Science Festival. Come out on Saturday, April 30, 2016, for the Science Carnival, and help AWIS-PHL spread the word about women in science. More information will posted when available.


The AWIS-PHL Annual Award Dinner will be held in May at Jefferson. Detail coming soon.


Congratulations to our 2016 Elizabeth Bingham Award Recipient

Theresa A. Freeman, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

Congratulations to our 2016 Travel Award Recipients

Robert E. Davies Student Travel Award: Elaine Yang, Department of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University

Adelaide M. Delluva Student Travel Award: Brittany Charsar, Department of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University

Call For Nominations

AWIS-PHL requests nominations for the upcoming chapter elections. Offices include President-Elect (a 3-year commitment), Vice President for Programs, Secretary, and Treasurer. Anyone wishing to propose a nominee or to self-nominate, please contact before March 1, 2016. Officers must be AWIS members to serve.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science™ (PAGES™) spring mini-conference will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Chestnut Hill College. Check out their site to see how you participate in this award-winning program that gives sixth-grade girls a hands-on experience with science!


Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology. GETT2016 will be held on March 12, 2016, at West Chester East High School. Visit their site to see how you can volunteer for this event!