We serve scientists in the NYC and Metropolitan NY area.
Our mission is to empower women to enter, remain, and advance in science careers both inside and outside academia. We provide professional development training and a supportive community with opportunities for networking and mentoring.
Spring Networking Happy Hour
Thursday, April 16th, 2015, 6:00-8:00PM
Draught 55, 245 East 55th Street
Join us for an evening of networking with fellow scientists in NYC. Draught 55 will providing happy hour specials along with food!
Please RSVP on our Meetup page so we know who you are!!
Resume Editing Circles Launch
Sunday, April 26th, 2015, 12:30-2:00PM
Rubin Museum of Art Cafe, 150 West 17th Street
No matter what stage you're in your academic or professional career, it is imperative to have an extra pair of eyes on your resume.
Join MetroNY AWIS for the launch of our Resume Editing Circle!! Bring a few copies of your resume that we can all pass around to provide each other with constructive criticism.
MetroNY AWIS will also be providing resume writing resources from expert scientists and career development specialists.
Please RSVP on our Meetup page!!
March 24th, 2015, 6:00-8:00PM
This event is being hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences
For those who are not members of NYAS but are members of AWIS, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for discount code.
Register via NYAS
FREE for MetroNY AWIS members. $20 REFUNDABLE deposit to reserve your spot. Please register via our meetup site.
$20 registration for non-members. Please register via meetup.
See our Events page for more detail.
Resume Writing Workshop
November 22th, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Near Union square
AWIS members – FREE!! $20 deposit to reserve your spot will be refunded following attendance at the event. Email email@example.com with the subject “Resume” to reserve your spot.
Non-members - Enrollment costs $20 and opens on Nov 15th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Resume” to be placed on a waitlist.
Conflict Resolution Skills: In and Outside the Lab - One Day Workshop
October 26th, 2014, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, NYAS
This event is being hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences. For those who are not members of NYAS but are members of AWIS, please email email@example.com to receive a member discount code.
Register via NYAS
Women in STEM Idea Exchange Summit
November 2014, more details to follow
Career Panel with Scientists from the Cosmetics Industry
May 8th, 6:30-8:30 pm
Group Sessions with Goal Setting Coach, Caroline Zwick
How to set goals for 2014 that will give you greater balance, happiness, and success
Space is limited to 10 individuals per session.
Register for the Feb 4th evening session http://goalsettingfeb4.doattend.com
or the Feb 12th lunch time session http://goalsettingfeb12.doattend.com
Creative Book Club MeetUp
January 26, 2014, 12pm
Discussions on Women in Science driven by quotes by Da Vinci and Escher, led by Chapter member, Neetha Shetty-Alva
Register for free at http://www.meetup.com/MetroNY-AWIS-Meetup-Group/events/153107882/
Financial Planning 101 with Morgan Newman
October 23, 2013, 7:15-9:00pm
Morgan Newman is a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley. She focuses on empowering women through financial education and independence.
Learn about Saving & Investing for Retirement: Where to Begin
Tickets are $5 for Chapter members and $15 for non-members.
Register at http://financialplanning101.doattend.com/
Diva Dash Obstacle Race
Saturday, October 5th, 2013
Want to participate but not run the race, AWIS is looking for volunteers the day of the event!
Volunteers can register at
Racers can RSVP Below and AWIS will email you an exclusive discount code for $10 off the $55 race.
Note: Discount code is available to NY Metro Chapter members only.
An Evening with Women Entrepreneurs
July 15th 5:30-7:30pm
What Should You Do With Your PhD? Workshop
with Caroline Zwick
May 23, 2013, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Twitter Headquarters (Midtown)
$10 for AWIS members; $20 for non-members.
Refreshments will be served.
Life Lessons and Work-Life Balance Seminar
Dr. Alice Huang
Monday May 6, 2013
The events are sponsored by the Office for Faculty Affairs at UMDNJ-NJMS, and the Office of Basic Sciences
and the Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
Panel Discussion: Career Paths Beyond the PhD
Friday March 15, 2013 The NY Metro AWIS chapter invites you to meet the scientists in Academia, Biotech, Science Policy, and Publishing. Interested in these careers paths? Wondering how to get started and whether it's the right choice for you? Join us to discuss these career paths with professionals followed by a networking reception.
THE RADIANT: a partnership with the Red Fern Theater Company AWIS has partnered with the Red Fern Theater Company to support the production of THE RADIANT by
By Shirley Lauro, Directed by Melanie Moyer Williams
Featuring Rachel Berger, AJ Cedeno, Timothy Doyle, and Diana LaMar
THE RADIANT will be performed February 21 – March 10, 2013, at The Theater at the 14th Street Y located at 344 East 14th Street between First and Second Avenues.
More information can be found at: http://redferntheatre.org/p_the_radiant.asp
or by Contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary Equity for Female Faculty - a long and winding road
at New Jersey Medical School.
Dr. Christine Rohowsky-Kochan and Dr. Ellen Townes-Anderson, Professors at NJMS and members of the Committee on Salary Equity
January 11, 2013
August 14, 2012, 6:30-9:30pm Featuring Dr. Sandra Masur speaking on
"How to Negotiate for What You Need"
followed by a Networking Reception.
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