The Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science is an active organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women in science and technology and to promoting the participation of girls in the sciences.
- Monthly meetings that feature local speakers discussing scientific research, career development, public health, and environmental issues
- A newsletter to keep you connected to issues and events relevant to women in science
- Networking opportunities with local professionals in your field
The opportunity to mentor and be mentored through chapter-based and Internet resources
Seattle AWIS recently held its 3rd Annual Awards Banquet and Scholarship Fundraiser. For more information please visit the Fundraising tab
Event Schedule (September-June):
6:00pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30pm – Introductions, Program
7:45pm – Networking
Pre-registration is not required for this event
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
*Please enter through Thomas Building
*Free Visitor Parking front and side of Thomas Building and in Employee Parking lot off Aloha St. (across from SCCA). See Map for Details
All AWIS meetings are FREE and open to members and non-members, both men and women!
The Seattle AWIS Monthly Programming Series presents:
Drones: A Researcher’s Eyes in the Sky
Tuesday–September 15th, 2015 – 6:00pm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109
**The FHCRC 40th Anniversary Block Party will be from 4-7 pm. There will be no parking at FHCRC Visitor Parking spots by the Thomas Bldg. but the Employee Parking Lot off Aloha St will be available after 5pm. Come early to enjoy the block party before the program.**
6:00 pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30 pm – Introductions and Program
7:45 pm – Networking and Dessert
Come learn about how drones are proving to be a popular and invaluable data collection tool for scientists. From monitoring marine animals and their habitats to understanding changes in climate and atmospheric conditions, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are helping researchers collect an unprecedented amount of data. We’ll talk about how advances in UAV design are taking cues from nature’s most agile species. Additionally, we will discuss the regulations surrounding the use of drones by the public and researchers.
Our distinguished panelists are:
AWIS programs are FREE and open to members and non-members, both men and women!
More information at: http://www.seattleawis.org/