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GCAWIS

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Review for ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE INC, Alexandria, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

As someone that has had little external help and support to reach my career goal in science, I always wished that someone would have guided me and opened windows of opportunity for job possibilities in science. Becoming a member of AWIS has not only allowed me to further enhance my career through the support and mentorship of experienced women in my field, but given me a way to give back to my community and provide guidance to young women. I also feel that AWIS is unique because it provides support for women in STEM fields on a local and national platform. I am proud that AWIS is engaged in policy to promote women in science, it makes me feel that what we do on a local level has a more widespread impact on society.

Role:  Board Member & I am serving as the public policy chair so that I can connect women in science with our local and state government officials. I also participated in tutoring and inspirational speaking seminars.