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 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
Dr. Corina Rogge, Andrew W. Mellon Research Scientist at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Menil Collection will be presenting a talk titled The Dating Game: A New Diagnostic Marker for Dating and Provenancing of Titanium White Pigments . Registration is available at: https://acsghs.wildapricot.org/event-4271771
Please extend your generosity to support AWIS GCH in supporting Ronald McDonalds House Houston, which provides a home away from home to the families of sick children being treated at TMC. Donte on their Amazon wish list https://rmhhouston.org/wishlist/, and if you feel like giving more, please visit their website and then donate on https://rmhh.anomalousinc.com/donate/
@awisgch, Women Chemists Committee and @acsghs are hosting a joint virtual networking event. July 13th at 6:30 pm. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/july-2021-virtual-networking-event-tickets-157708136281
#WomenInSTEM #AWIS #ACS #WCC
Dr. H. N. Cheng, President of the American Chemical Society will be presenting a talk on New Frontiers, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Registration is available at: https://acsghs.wildapricot.org/event-4309790
We are so excited to have won the AWIS Shooting Star Award for the year. Many thanks to Varsha Pednekar for putting together the Career Development Series for this year. Also, thanks to all the board members for pulling together and making helpful contributions to support #WomenInSTEM.
– Garima Vyas, President, AWIS GCH