Welcome to Palo Alto AWIS
AWIS Palo Alto has been connecting Peninsula women in science for more than 25 years. In fact on April 16th, 2015, we will celebrate our 30th anniversary. There are monthly chapter meetings featuring distinguished speakers on a wide range of topics. We invite you to join us and participate in any activities that interest you. The friends you make at AWIS will enhance your career potential and your unique input can shape the future of the AWIS Palo Alto organization for the better. Palo Alto AWIS provides career support and inspiration by building community among women in science and technology.
Learn more about AWIS's mission here. And learn about joining the Palo Alto Chapter by clicking here. Chapter membership is only $20 and includes free attendance to meetings and invitations to partner events
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The Secrets to Public Speaking
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Chris Lipp, Professional Speach Coach at the Stanford Graduate School of Business
Chris Lipp has coached countless Stanford MBAs and worked with CEOs worldwide from South Africa to Australia, and hosted workshops in Silicon Valley on startup pitching and persuasive speaking. He is the author of the book "Startup Pitch" and cofounder of Stanford Leaders in Communication.
Chris' background includes startup marketing and international business management. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Berkeley. He regularly competes in presentation contests, and has bested thousands of speakers in the bay area.
|WHEN:||Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Xerox PARC Auditorum
|NEW COST:||Online by December 11th 6pm: Non-members $10 plus fees
Free for Palo Alto Chapter Members*
$15 at the door for non-members
|RSVP online by Dec 11th:||Here|
* Palo Alto, San Francisco, East Bay, or Sacramento Valley Chapter members included. Students may join the chapter only here. Others must join National AWIS and the Chapter for the benefit here.
National AWIS Webinars Free to AWIS MembersThese webinars are being offered exclusively to AWIS members as a FREE membership benefit - mark your calendars today! Click here to register.
Some things are Illegal, presented by Joan Williams, JD
Target Audience: Institutional Leaders: Deans, Department Chairs, HR Departments, Administrators and available to all interested AWIS members.
Best Practices for Family Friendly Policies
Over the past decade many universities have taken significant steps to create more family friendly policies in order to recruit and retain parents. The federal agencies which support science have also begun to introduce family friendly initiatives. This module reviews the most promising policies and invites the participants to examine their own university's policies.
Volunteers Needed:Fundraising, membership, social media, communications, newsletter articles
Email our president, Reem at email@example.com
Check out the Winter newsletter!click here to open pdf file
AWIS T-shirts for Scholarships!
Proceeds from our chapter T-shirt sales help fund annual scholarships for local community college female students to study health and science. We plan to award 3 scholarships every
year, but our budget has only allowed us to give out 2 for the past two years. And, we think we can do better!
Teal shirts are $20 each. Our chapter logo has been revamped, and we hope that wearing it will get our group some good visibility and community support. Plus, they are pretty hip.
Palo Alto AWIS News
Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors
We would also like to thank XEROX PARC for the use of their Auditorium for meetings.
- Bio-Rad Laboratories
- Genencor Corporation
- Genentech Corporation
- Smoliar Foundation
- and anonymous donors
Sponsor an Event
Invest in Palo Alto AWIS---and advertise your company to a vital sector of scientists and biotechnology professionals in the Bay Area! Contact our chair of Industry Outreach to find out more about sponsoring a Palo Alto AWIS chapter meeting.
Thanks to Laney Strange and sfAWIS for building this website!