December 2016 program “The Landscape of Artificial Intelligence”

2016 Award Sponsors

Thank you to our 2016 Award Sponsors: Center for Infectious Disease Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Zymergen, ZymoGenetics, and the Allen Institute.

2016 award recipients

Congratulations to our 2016 award recipients

For Scientific Advancement:

Dr. Hongkui Zeng from Allen Institute

For Leadership Excellence in Biotech or Public Sector:

Dr. Erin Shellman from Zymergen

Scholarship Fund

Thank you to our 2016 scholarship fund donors – Battelle, Zymogenetics (A Bristol-Myers Squibb Company),Veronica Smith andNatalie Hamrick, Steve Gilbert and Janice Camp,Fran Solomon, Anne Ward-Ryan, Melissa Conerly, Sheila Lukehart, Linda Mantel, Allyson Nelson, Peggy Smith, and Reitha Weeks.

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.


Join us at our Monthly Chapter Meetings!


Our March 15th event will be held at different locations than our usual monthly event location. 

Save the dates: 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


Join us to learn about the exciting research happening at Seattle Children’s Research Institute (SCRI). SCRI is one of the nation’s top pediatric research organizations and strives to help all children live a healthy and fulfilling life. Listen to short talks from bench and clinical researchers, as well as, the collaborative efforts to translate research into innovative products. Arrive early to grab a limited ticket for a lab tour. Also, stop by the Research HR table to learn more about working at SCRI.


We will be joined by:
Elizabeth Aylward, Ph.D. – Director, Office of Science-Industry Partnerships
Krista Geister, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, Beier Lab
Lisa Maves, Ph.D. – Principal Investigator, Maves Lab
Nikita Midamba, MS – Clinical Research Associate, SMAHRT Lab
Sowmya Pattahbi, Ph.D. – Senior Staff Scientist, Scharenberg Lab


All over 18 are welcome *Upon arrival, all guests must proceed to the 1st floor building lobby for check in.
Paid parking available. Learn more about accessing the parking garage and the parking garage rates


Join ACS Puget Sound and Seattle AWIS for an event on environmental sustainability. More details coming soon!