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.

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 Voice

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

Recent Updates

Seattle AWIS recently held its 3rd Annual Awards Banquet and Scholarship Fundraiser. For more information please visit the Fundraising tab


Join us at our Monthly Chapter Meetings!


5:00pm* – Networking and Refreshment

5:30pm – Introductions, Program

6:45pm – Networking and Dessert

*Note the special start time for October only.*

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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 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!

For general information about our organization, visit our Seattle AWIS website.
For additional event information, please email


Seattle AWIS and Hutch United are co-presenting:

Overcome gender bias: Leveraging mentors to maximize career development

Wednesday October 21, 2015 5:00 PM

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium

1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 – Free visitor parking

5:00 PM – Networking and Refreshments

5:30 PM – Introductions and Program

7:00 PM – Networking and Dessert

Come join us to discuss and raise awareness to issues that many scientists face throughout their career. Our panelists will discuss their experiences with the mentoring relationship, career transitions, and maintaining a work-life balance. Throughout our panel, we will break into small groups to continue the conversation on a more personal level.

** Everyone is important in order to make a change! **

Our Distinguished Panelists:

Sue Biggins, Ph.D. – Basic Sciences Division Associate Director, FHCRC

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Jackie Stilwell, Ph.D. – Principal Scientist/ Research Manager, RareCyte, Inc.

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Peggy Porter, M.D. – Human Biology and Public Health Sciences Division, FHCRC

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Julian Simon, Ph.D. – Clinical Research Division  Associate Member, FHCRC

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Cecile Krejsa, Ph.D. – Senior Director Drug Development, Acerta Pharma

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