2017 AWIS Award winners!

Award for Scientific Advancement in STEM:

Dr. Emily Fox

Award for Excellence in Science Education: 

Dr. Alyssa Taylor

Award for Excellence in Science Outreach:

Claudia Ludwig


Your Voice

The opportunity to mentor and be mentored through chapter-based and Internet resources

Your Resource
  • 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
Your Network

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.


Congratulations to our 2017 AWIS Award Winners!

Read more about the winners and the banquet here.

Join us at our Monthly Chapter Meetings!

Save the date: May 17.

6:00 PM – Networking and Refreshment
6:30 PM – Introductions, Program
7:45 PM – Networking and Dessert

Pre-registration not required for our events.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Please enter through Thomas Building.
*Free Visitor Parking in front of and to the side of Thomas Building and 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!

For additional event information, please email programs@seattleawis.org.


Cosponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Chemical Society:

Sustainability in the Future World: Power and Water Resource Evolution


Wednesday – April 19, 2017 – 6:00 PM

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109


Lights and liquid… Join us to learn more about research in sustainable power generation and water management on a warming Earth. Our panelists will discuss current research on geothermal energy production, the impact of warming on ecosystems and water resources in the ancient and contemporary earth.


Our distinguished panelists:

Tanya Hayes, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Institute of Public Services, Seattle University

Sarah Ogier Office of Sustainability & Innovation Supervisor, Waste Water Treatment Division, King Country

Susan Petty President and Chief Technology Officer, AltaRock Energy, Inc.

Heidi Roop, Ph.D. Strategic Communications Lead – Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington


Annual Seattle AWIS Awards Banquet will be celebrating our 2017 Award Winners for Science Innovation and Excellence in Science Education and Outreach as well as the 2017 AWIS Scholarship winners on Tuesday, June 6th from 6-9pm at the TYEE Yacht Club.
Online ticket sales will be available in early April.