Join us for our monthly meeting!


6:00pm – 6:30pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30pm – 7:30pm – Introductions and Presentation
7:30pm – 8:00pm – Networking

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Eastlake Building, E1-101

1100 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109

Monthly meetings are open to members and non-members, free of charge. No RSVP required. All the genders are welcomed. Refreshments available. For more information, please click here.

Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 AWIS Awards!

View and download the criteria and nomination form here.

Submit your nomination by Friday, January 10, 2020.

2020 Award Categories:

  •  Science or Technology Advancement and Leadership
  •  Early Career Achievement in STEM
  • Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach

Check the Banquet and Awards web page for more information!


Applications are being accepted for the 2020 AWIS Scholarships!

Award: Scholarship amounts range from $1000 – $7500.

Deadline:  March 1, 2020

For more details, check the Scholarships page!

Download scholarship application.

AWIS Seattle 2019 Award Trophies

The 7th annual Seattle AWIS banquet and award presentations on June 6th was a wonderful evening!  Our thanks to our table sponsors and attendees.

Read more about the banquet and see pictures here.

2019 Seattle AWIS Award Winners

AWIS 2019 winners holding the trophy

L to R:

  • Dr. Corrie Ortega, Intellectual Ventures Laboratory; Early Career Achievement in STEM
  • Dr. Reitha Weeks, Shoreline Community College; Outstanding Seattle AWIS Member
  • Dr. Denise Galloway, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Science Advancement and Leadership
  • Dr. Jeanne Chowning, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center;  Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach

Congratulations to the 2019-2020

AWIS Scholarship Recipients

2019 Seattle AWIS undergraduate scholarship recipients and Scholarship Committee co-chairs.

For more details, please click here.


Note: This even has been rescheduled with new location due to expected hazardous weather on the original date of Jan 15th!

This month Kaeli Swift will talk about corvid (i.e. crows) research.

Dr. Kaeli Swift received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2018, where she studied American crow thanatology. She is currently a lecturer in the UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences where she teaches ornithology, conservation and wildlife ecology. You can read her popular science articles on her blog,, You can also find her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at the @corvidresearch handle.

Light refreshment will be provided. Seattle AWIS programs are INCLUSIVE and open to ALL – Members, Non-Members. All Genders and Identities. No registration required.