Association for Women in Science at FAU

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). AWIS is dedicated to driving excellent in STEM by achieving full equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.

In 2014, faculty at FAU established the AWIS Affiliate Group. The Mission and Goals of the FAU AWIS Affiliate Group are defined as follows:

  • To establish an AWIS Chapter at FAU;
  • To promote diversity amongst faculty, staff and students with respect to gender, race and ethnic background;
  • To promote women in careers in which they are underrepresented, especially in STEM and STEM-related areas; and
  • To investigate funding opportunities and initiate activities to accelerate the accomplishment of the above goals at FAU.

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