The AWIS Gulf Coast Houston chapter is dedicated to supporting women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEM) in Texas’s Gulf Coast and Houston region by providing opportunities to participate in professional networking, mentoring, and leadership activities. 

Our revised 2018 Chapter Bylaws can be found here.

Our goals and objectives (from the Strategic Plan 2016-2017) are to:

  • Strengthen the economic sustainability of the chapter
  • Deepen relationships among affiliate organizations to increase effectiveness, knowledge, and capacity for collective action
  • Increase opportunities for STEM professionals by providing career development opportunities
  • Strengthen community engagement through scholarship, outreach, and mentorship programs
  • Actively recruit chapter members and executive board members across all genders
  • Recruit members from the mathematics and technology fields

Upcoming Events

Call for Election Committee Volunteers

The next election cycle is right around the corner! We’re calling for 2-3 volunteers among our members who are not running for a position on the board, to be part of this year’s election committee. Please send us an email at with any questions or to sign up.

Congratulations to the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston award winners 2021

The Science and Engineering Fair of Houston was held virtually this year and AWIS-GCH awarded 8 exceptionally talented students. Winners were selected for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and an honorable mention from middle and high school in the natural science categories which included biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, geology and computer science. Congratulations to:1st Place… Read More ›