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Farewell and Best Wishes  

AWIS-PHL bids a fond farewell to Catherine Moorwood, PhD. Catherine and her husband, Steve, are leaving Philadelphia at the end of the summer and moving to her native U.K.

Catherine, our former chapter treasurer, will be greatly missed, but we wish them both all the best for the future.

Penn study seeks well-educated, high performing adults as controls for study of neurocognition in space.

See the Bulletin Board Page for more information on this study and for other local programs, job opportunities, and items of interest.

AWIS-PHL supports the PA Conference for Women

AWIS-PHL is once again a Supporting Organization for the PA Conference for Women. Registration is now open for the 2015 Conference, which will be Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Pennsylvania Conference for Women is the state’s largest professional and personal development event for women attracting nationally recognized speakers and leaders from across Pennsylvania and the country to share their wisdom and expertise on a wide range of topics, helping you find clarity on your goals and what you need to accomplish them.

The annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women first opened its doors in 2004 and has since grown to attract thousands of attendees each year, truly impacting lives. The Conference is a 501(c)3 organization with oversight by a volunteer board of directors.

The Conference features a full day of keynote speakers, workshops and breakout sessions, a seated luncheon, Career Pavilion, Health & Wellness Pavilion, Community Connection Pavilion, Exhibit Hall and more!

Speakers include Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before: Mastering our Habits; Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva and ProFounder; Aliza Licht, DKNY PR GIRL and author of Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job, Kill It in Your Career, Rock Social Media; Elizabeth Thornton, leading expert on the psychology of business thinking; and others.

Learn more and register for the 12th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia at