Welcome to MASS AWIS!
MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Science (AWIS), a non-profit organization. Our mission, like the National AWIS, is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By breaking down barriers and creating opportunities, AWIS strives to ensure that women in these fields can achieve their full potential.
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Location: MOKSA – 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge — within walking distance from Central Square red-line T-stop.
Description: Join your peers in celebrating the holidays at MASS AWIS's annual holiday party! Enjoy an evening of networking, games, hors d’oeuvres, and a 10-year MASS AWIS anniversary surprise!
We are excited to announce that this Holiday Party is the kick-off event for the MASS AWIS 10th year anniversary. In celebration of this event, we will be raffling off 20+ items, valued at over $2000! You may view the list of raffle items here. Pre-purchasing raffle tickets online is recommended, but tickets will also be available for purchase at the event. Your contribution to the raffle will greatly help MASS AWIS raise funds to pursue our mission to support women in all scientific fields, and to help them reach their full potential.
In keeping with tradition, we’ll be hosting a cookie swap so bring a tray of your favorite recipe cookies! For more information and to register for this highly acclaimed event click here.
Members and their guests $30, Non-members $45 (includes hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket)
To Register: http://www.massawis.org/winterholidayparty2013
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Science on Screen Who Framed Roger Rabbit Science on Screen, a longstanding monthly series of the Coolidge Corner Theater, pairs feature films with lively presentations by notable science, technology, engineering, and math experts. Melissa Franklin, Professor and Chair of Physics at Harvard University, will be the guest speaker at the Coolidge Corner Theatre's Science on Screen program. Professor Franklin will speak about the zany world of cartoon physics prior to a screening of WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT. Director Robert Zemeckis's 1988 film broke new ground with its seamless fusion of live action and animation wizardry.
For more information.
Date: Monday, December 9, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm Place: Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
SBH Sciences and Woodland Pharmaceuticals is offering a unique business internship opportunity with proven success in career development. Motivated scientists of all levels who are interested in exploring the business side of science should apply.
You will learn skills that are only taught by top notch universities such as MIT and Georgia Tech. These include persuasive writing, graphic design, guerrilla techniques, CRM and more. The internship offers a part-time flexible schedule, 3 to 4 hrs./week with approximately a break-out of 1 hr. each footwork, web work and training. Most of the training interactions would be Skype-based, or by WebEx.
The Association for Women in Science’s Strategic Plan is the blueprint for organizational growth and success in the future. For the strategic plan to be effective, it must be implemented through a partnership between AWIS National and the local chapters. As each chapter contributes its part to the overall Strategic Plan, AWIS will be farther along in meeting its goals to continue to champion the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Having and being a mentor are two of the major milestones during one’s career and represent a critical part of managing a successful and sustaining career. Mentors and advisors play a powerful role in retaining talent in organizations as well as keeping one engaged to realize upmost potential.