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

When You Picture a Scientist, Who Do You See? A panel conversation on advancing diversity and inclusion in STEM

The Picture a Scientist producer Ro Co films has shared the exciting opportunity of upcoming live virtual event on March 24th in partnership with ProQuest and Scientific American, featuring Dr. Raychelle Burks, and Dr. Jane Willenbring, and Nobel prize-winning chemist Dr. Jennifer Doudna. #WomenInSTEM #PictureAScientist

Register: https://www.choice360.org/webinars/when-you-picture-a-scientist-who-do-you-see/

Carving your own success story

Elana Hannah is a Delivery Manager with Indigo Beam within the Houston area and has established herself as a leader in technology consulting. Come join us to learn how Elana carved her own success story!

SPE-GCS Spring 2021 Hiring Event

The SPE-GCS will be partnering with Texas Workforce Solutions and over 30 other professional organizations to make this event inclusive and representative of the industry segment. Registration is currently open for Employers, Sponsors, and Government Agencies. Experienced oil and gas professionals who are members of one of the collaborating organizations can participate in the event as jobseekers. For the first time ever, the Hiring Event will be free for both employers and job seekers.

For more information about the event, location, time, registration, participants, visit the website: https://www.spegcs.org/hiring-event/