Community Events

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To see events run by the chapter, visit our events page.

Dec
11
2017

Science Ambassador Scholarship

December 11

Time:

Location:

scholarship logo

A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Funded by Cards Against Humanity.

HOW TO APPLY

Film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a topic in STEM you are passionate about by December 11, 2017. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply. Your video should be:

  • A mini–lecture, not a personal statement. Pretend you’re a lecturer speaking to a class. Teach us something.
  • Clear, creative, accurate, and a demonstration of your passion for the subject. Your video doesn’t need to be fancy or high–tech. Production value is not a factor.
  • Three minutes or less in length.
  • About any topic in STEM, not necessarily your field of study.
  • Uploaded to YouTube and marked ‘public.’ It should be accessible to the general public and could, but doesn’t have to be, targeted at young students.

For more information and examples of previous application videos, visit http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/

Dec
31
2017

Science on Tap is looking for new co-organizers!

Time:

Location:

Science on Tap, a Seattle Science Cafe is looking for 1-2 new co-organizers to help support our work.  We host monthly events where scientists speak in a cafe/pub to a general audience about their research. We are looking for co-organizers who can help us recruit speakers, host events or work on the webpage/social media sites.  For more information on SoT: http://www.scienceontap.org/ If you are interested in learning more about co-organizing, please contact Gretchen Meller (gretchen.meller@gmail.com) with the subject line Science on Tap Co-Organizer.

Nov
28
2017

Stem Cell Clinics

Time:

5:45PM-7:30PM

 

 

Location:

Kakao Chocolate + Coffee
415 Westlake Ave N.
Seattle, WA 9810

 

 

FACILITATED BY ERICA JONLIN, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR STEM CELL & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE (ISCRM)

REGISTER NOW

Cost: $5 students and NWABR members; $10 general admission; in advance or at the door
Includes discussion, significant appetizers, espresso and one pint or glass of wine if 21+
Contact: Jen Wroblewski, engagement@nwabr.org

SUGGESTED READINGS AND RESOURCES

Nov
2017

NWABR BioExpo

The NWABR BioExpo takes place May 18th but high school students would like mentors to help select topics, provide resources and evaluate their projects between now and April.

Time:

Location:

online or in person

 

Mentoring will take approx. 4-8 hrs and can be by email, skype or in person.  More information about the Expo and mentoring can be viewed at

https://nwabr.org/events-programs/student-events/2017-student-bio-expo/information-mentors

To register to be a mentor, visit http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eemm3o9aj7u3bzmo/start

 

For more information, please contact Janis Wignall, Bio Expo and Tech Manager bioexpo@nwabr.org

Sep

Seattle Girls School (SGS) Mentor program

Seattle Girls School (SGS) is Recruiting Mentors for 6th Grade Students

 

Time:

Location:

Seattle Girls School (SGS) Mentor program was created over 15 years ago, with the goal of making our students strong from the inside out by building a village around each girl during this critical time of her life.

SGS is looking for a diverse group of female mentors from any race, religion, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin to match with our incoming 6th grade students. SGS aims to match students with adults who share these identities with them. The unique experiences and insights that each student gains by having a mentor will enhance her education at SGS, and it is also a rewarding growth experience for each mentor! Please Click Here to Apply to be a mentor .

For more detail or had you have any questions, please feel free to email Erika at: ebailey@seattlegirlsschool.org

May
22
2017

Glacier Peak High School Seeking Science Project Reviewers

Sign up immediately!

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Glacier Peak High School, Performing Arts Center,

7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA  98296

 

Science professionals needed to provide feedback and encouragement on student science projects covering proteins, algae, & aquaponics.  Lunch provided.  See flyer for more information.

If interested, contact Tami Caraballo at tami.caraballo@sno.wednet.edu.

May
3
2017

NWABR seeking judges for high school BioExpo

Sign up immediately!

Time:

Location:

Shoreline Community College

Judges are needed for the high school Bio Expo,

Wed., May 3rd – pre-judging; Fri., May 19 – Expo at Shoreline Community College.

 

The Expo engages high school students in creative ways to demonstrate their knowledge and skills within the disciplines of biomedicine, biotechnology and bioethics.  Students participate in 14 different categories.

Judges are provided rubrics and will be expected to attend a pre-judging event on Wednesday, May 3rd, 4:30-6pm, as well as the Expo on Friday, May 19, 8am-1pm at Shoreline Community College.

An overview of the Expo is available at

https://www.nwabr.org/sites/default/files/pagefiles/NWABR%20SBE%20Overview%20for%20the%202016%20-%2017%20Expo%20FINAL.pdf

To sign-up to be a judge, please contact Janis Wignall, Bio Expo and Tech Manager bioexpo@nwabr.org or call 206-683-7131.

Apr
22
2017

March for Science - Seattle

Time:

10 AM

Location:

Starting location:
Cal Anderson Park

1635 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

Ending location:
Seattle Center near the Pacific Science Center

THE LOCATION

The March for Science will start the Morning of April 22nd, at 10:00 AM. It will begin with a celebration of Science featuring speakers and events at Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill. The March will commence at noon, and end at Founders fountain near the Science Center.

THE RALLY

A program featuring recognized advocates, artists, entertainers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and others will be announced in the coming days.

MORE INFORMATION

Stay tuned for details at http://seattlesciencemarch.com and their Facebook event.

Apr
20
2017

Time:

6:00pm-8:00 pm

Location:

SoundBio Lab,

1100 NE 47th St, Suite 103,

Seattle, WA 98105

SoundBio Lab and Nerd Night Seattle are teaming up and would like to bring science supporters together to help make signs for the Seattle Science March (scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd, 10-1pm at Cal Anderson Park in Caplital Hill).  Make a sign, share clever slogans, engage with other like-minded folks who support evidence-based science.  Some poster boards and materials will be provided but feel free to bring additional supplies if you have them.
Not interested in marching? You are still welcome to join us for a lively night discussing all things science!

Register here.

Apr
16
2017

Seattle AWIS Banquet Ticket Sales

Online ticket sales will close at noon on Friday, June 2nd!

Time:

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Location:

Ticket Sales through noon, June 2nd: http://seattleawis.org/award/seattle-awis-awards/

Banquet: June 6th – The Landing at Tyee on Lake Union,

3229 Fairview Avenue E Seattle, WA 98102

Seattle AWIS Banquet Tickets Available Online

Banquet is Tuesday – June 6th – 6:00-9:00pm

The Landing at Tyee on Lake Union, 3229 Fairview Avenue E., Seattle, WA 98102

Tickets on sale now at http://seattleawis.org/award/seattle-awis-awards/.  Ticket sales end at noon on Friday, June 2nd.

Students, $30;  AWIS members, $35;  Non-AWIS Members, $40.  (This price does not include online service fees.)

The public is invited to an evening of celebration and inspiration!  We will hear from the 2017 award winners, meet the undergraduate scholarship winners and enjoy the company of supporters of women in science.

The evening is also a fund-raiser for the Seattle AWIS Scholarship Program.  Donations can be made online at http://seattleawis.org/award/scholarships/.

Companies and organizations that support women in STEM are invited to become Table Sponsors. Contact Reitha Weeks for more information, reithaweeks@gmail.com.

Apr
6
2017

Volunteer for Imagine tomorrow Competition at Ballard High School

Time:

9:45AM – 11:35AM

Location:

Ballard High School – Library
1418 NW 65th St
Seattle, WA 98117

Ballard HS’s Biology/Biotechnology students have started organizing teams to prepare for the Imagine Tomorrow competition in May at WSU. The theme for Imagine Tomorrow2017 is: Pursue Sustainability NONSTOP. Students compete in four areas: a) food, energy, water; b) aerospace challenge; c) biofuels challenge; and d) building challenge. Within these challenges, students choose areas of technology, design or behavior

If you are interested in helping advise and judge students on their Imagine Tomorrow projects, please contact the Biotechnology Academy Lead Teacher, Penny Pagels at:pepagels@seattleschools.org

 

Mar
30
2017

WIB Seattle: Be Your Own Driving Force

Registration closes March 23, 2017 at 9 PM PDT.

Time:

5:30PM – 7:30PM

Location:

Women’s University Club
1105 6th Ave.
Seattle, WA, 98101

Inside each of us is a fierce, loving, real woman that is capable of such “badassery”. A woman that has everything she needs to build a life and career the way she wants. And yet, we often cap our own potential by listening to the pesky beliefs, thoughts, and attitudes that run freely through our minds (and frankly, through the world). Well … enough of that malarkey. Join us for a fun and enriching talk, where you will learn tips to advance your career and life goals, uncover where you are getting in your own way, and gain a sense of humor around what it means to be human.

Dress code is business casual.

Schedule
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Networking
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Program

 

Pricing Information
Members: $30
Non-Members: $60

Street parking and garage parking in the vicinity.

 

Mar
28
2017

Cost: $5 students and NWABR members; $10 general admission; in advance or at the door
Includes discussion, significant appetizers, espresso and one pint or glass of wine if 21+
Contact: Jen Wroblewski, engagement@nwabr.org

Mar
24
2017

AAUW invites STEM companies and organizations to participate in: Expanding Your Horizons High School Conference & Career Exploration Poster Session

Time:

9 a.m.-noon

Location:

Bellevue College

The goal is for STEM organizations to showcase training and careers through a display showing career opportunities in their professional area, along with handouts if available. These displays would be shared informally with both high school girls and their counselors or teachers during lunch breaks.To sign up or receive more information, contact Dixie Swenson, dixiefs@gmail.com.

Jan
30
2017

Time:

7:30PM

Location:

Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Featuring Ann O’Hare, MD, Nephrologist and Health Services Researcher and Barrett Martin, Writer, Musician and Ethnomusicologist.  Each will speak for 15 minutes on a topic of their choice and then the audience will have the next half hour to smash their ideaas together and see what happens.  Presented by Infinity Box Theatre Project.

Free but donations requested to fund Galileo Project.  Information, online reservation (optional) and donation: http://infinitybox.org/psychlotron.html

Dec
2
2016

Mentors needed for NWABR’s high school Bio Expo

Time:

Location:

Mentoring takes place between December 2016 and April 2017.  This year’s Bio Expo that will take place at Shoreline Community College on Friday May 19, 2017

Science professionals and grad students are invited to become mentors for high school students participating in Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) 2017 Bio Expo.  Bioscience topics are creatively presented in 13 different categories, including art, music, molecular modeling and journalism.

Mentoring takes place between December 2016 and April 2017.  This year’s Bio Expo that will take place at Shoreline Community College on Friday May 19, 2017.The expectations of mentoring are 3-8 hours total –by email, skype or in person. For more information, contact Janis Wignall, Bio Expo and Tech Manager at bioexpo@nwabr.org, or 206 957-3337If you are interested, please follow link for mentor registration.For general information about the Expo, follow this link

Dec
1
2016

Nothing but Networking: presented by HBA Seattle

Time:

6:00PM – 8:00PM

Location:

WRF Capital Seattle, WA

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is a global nonprofit organization serving a community women and men in leading life sciences, biotech, pharmaceutical and supporting companies.
We are building an HBA community in the Seattle area and welcome you to our inaugural networking event. Come out and meet other professional women in healthcare in our area. There is no cost for this networking event; drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Click here to learn more about the event and HBA.

Nov
13
2016

Educurious is an education nonprofit in Seattle. We design education curriculum that combines project-based learning, technology, and connections with real-world experts, including connecting students with virtual mentorships. We currently have a great need for science mentors at a school in Kent, Washington. We’re looking for 20 volunteers to spend a minimum of 1-3 hours per month offering students academic and career advice. Since the mentorship is all online, volunteers have the flexibility to give back at a time that best fits their own schedule. Our students are really excited about the opportunity to work with virtual mentors – we can’t wait for you to join us.Click here be an Educurious MentorClick here to learn more about Educurious

Nov
11
2016

Life Sciences Research Weekend at Pacific Science Center

Time:

Friday November 11,10am-2pm

Saturday November 12, 10am-6pm

Sunday November 13 , 10am-6pm

Location:

Pacific Science Center

Bring your family and friends to enjoy hands-on science activities and meet community scientists. The event is a three-day celebration of the life sciences and showcases the role local research and innovation play in our daily lives. Free with General Admission to Pacific Science Center.

Oct
14
2016

Seattle Rep Theatre presents the medical drama “Roz and Ray”

Oct. 14-Nov. 13, 2016

Time:

Location:

Leo K. Theatre

Roz and Ray, by Karen Hartman, follows the close, turbulent relationship between Roz, a pediatric physician and Ray, the single father of two hemophiliac boys. Single dad Ray thinks he’s found a miracle in Dr. Roz Kagen, until his young hemophiliac twins become ill from the treatment she prescribes.

Caught in a devastating chapter of medical and queer history rooted in the 1970s and 80s, this brilliant doctor and devoted parent struggle together over impossible choices. Can they “do no harm” while saving the children they love?

Oct
2016

Volunteer Opportunities at Pacific Science Center

Time:

Location:

Sep
28
2016

Communication and the 3 Hows: How to be Assertive, How to Network, and How to Ask

Early Bird pricing ends on September 21, 2016. Regular pricing continues until the event. Walk-ins are accepted until capacity is reached.

Time:

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Location:

CMC Biologics – Building 4
2222 220th Ave. SE
Conference Room CR116
Bothell, WA, 98021
Free parking is available.

Is there any new ground to be discovered when it comes to the topic of communication? The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” The most posed questions of – how to be assertive, how to network, and how to ask – point to our need for communications that yield results. Human behavior studies have proven that women communicate differently…what does this mean practically? What is it women do or not do, that inadvertently puts them at the lower end of the power continuum in conversations? At this meeting, we will explore the techniques and success principles around executing the communications we intend, and put them into action. Please join us as executive coach, Hien DeYoung, guides us through the answers to these questions, and helps us to hone our communication skills.

Schedule
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Registration and Networking
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Program

Pricing
$15 for Members | $45 for Non-members | $10 for Students*
Register by 9/21/16 and get $5 off! Members can register up to 2 guests at member price.
*High School/Undergraduate/Graduate student with proper ID. No early bird discount. Limited to the first 10 student registrants.

Aug
9
2016

Come Mix and Mingle with WIB

Time:

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PDT

Location:

UW Fluke Hall Rooftop – 4000 Mason Road, Seattle, WA 98195

Join us for our annual summer social and put those networking skills to work. This will be a great opportunity for members and non-members to mingle and enjoy our beautiful PNW summer on the rooftop of Fluke Hall at the University of Washington. We will celebrate and support each other while sharing ideas, aspirations, and experiences. Refreshing drinks and tasty nibbles will be served.

Registration: http://www.womeninbio.org/eventdetails.aspx?EventId=29319

Prices: $5 for WIB Members | $20 for Non-members

5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Welcome & Introduction to WIB
5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Introduction and Networking

Parking available in lot N21 and N24, $5 after 5pm for the evening.

Sponsored by CMC Biologics, Amazon Web Services, and CoMotion.

Jun
1
2016

Time:

Wed., June 1 (7am-5pm) and
Thurs., June 2 (7:30am-4pm)

Location:

Washington State Convention Center
in Seattle

Life Science Washington is hosting the Life Science Innovation Northwest Conference and invites people interested in life sciences to volunteer for one or more 4-hour shifts on Wed., June 1 (7am-5pm) and Thurs., June 2 (7:30am-4pm) at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.  Volunteers are provided access to the conference for an equal number of hours worked.  Great networking opportunity.  Email your COMPLETED VOLUNTEER FORM (http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.lifesciencewa.org/resource/resmgr/LSINW_Volunteer_Application_.pdf) to Christina Cantillo at execasst@lifesciencewa.org  by May 15.

May
5
2016

Reviewers needed for Glacier Peak HS science projects, May 5th

Please sign up by April 20th by contacting Tami Caraballo at tami.caraballo@sno.wednet.edu.

Time:

9:00am to noon

Location:

Glacier Peak HS, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA  98296

Interested professionals are needed to provide feedback and encouragement to student teams who have been exploring the world of proteins and global health and environmental issues.  You will ask questions and give feedback on the posters, models and presentations.  The event is Thursday, May 5, 9:00am to noon – lunch provided.  Glacier Peak HS, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA  98296.

Please sign up by April 20th by contacting Tami Caraballo at tami.caraballo@sno.wednet.edu.

May
4
2016

Judges needed for NWABR BioExpo, May 16 at Shoreline Community College

Time:

 

 

Location:

Shoreline Community College (SCC)

16101 Greenwood Ave North, Shoreline 98133

Judges needed for high school BioExpo projects in multiple categories.  Judges will be assigned 4-6 projects.  There is a mandatory judges meeting on Wed., May 4th at Shoreline Community College (SCC), 4:30-6:30pm and the Expo on May 16th at SCC (16101 Greenwood Ave North, Shoreline 98133), 7:45am-noon.

The registration link can be found here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07ecc3u9b2il8ottrw/start

Information about the BioExpo can is here: https://www.nwabr.org/events-programs/student-events/2016-student-bio-expo

For more information, contact Janis Wignall at bioexpo@nwabr.org

Apr
26
2016

Register to Attend the Community Conversation on Zika Virus, April 26

Time:

5:45-7:45 pm

Location:

415 Westlake Ave N. at
Kakao Chocolate+Coffee

Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) invites the public to a community conversation on Mosquitos, Babies and the Zika Virus.  Faciltator Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf is a practicing OB/GYN and UW faculty-scientist whose research focuses on infections during pregnancy.  She is also heading up the newly formed Seattle Pregnancy Infection Group in response to the Zika virus.

Apr
21
2016

Science Fair Judges Needed at Hazel Wolf K-8 School

Time:

8:30am-1:00pm

Location:

Hazel Wolf K-8 STEM School

520 NE Ravenna Blvd., Seattle, WA 98115

Science fair judges are needed at Hazel Wolf K-8 STEM School (520 NE Ravenna Blvd., Seattle, WA 98115). Judging takes place 8:30am-1:00pm, Thursday, April 21.

Projects are displayed by grade level as a science or an engineering design project.  You can either choose or be assigned to a grade level and project type. Students will not be present during this time.   Morning snacks and pizza lunch will be provided.  To sign up, contact Toni Higgs, STEM Coordinator at tonihiggs@hotmail.com.

Apr
18
2016

Volunteers needed for Edmonds School District STEM Expo

Time:

6-8pm

Location:

Mountlake Terrace High School

For more event information, visit Edmonds School District STEM Expo 2016

To sign up to be a STEM Ambassador, contact Mary Glodowski

 

Apr
7
2016

“Imagine Tomorrow” competition

Time:

9:00-11:00 am

Location:

Ballard HS

Ballard High School students in the Biotechnology Academy are preparing projects for the state-wide “Imagine Tomorrow” competition in May (http://imagine.wsu.edu/).  Volunteers are needed to assess projects and advise students on Thursday, April 7, at Ballard HS, 9:00-11:00 am.  The competition invites projects that will lead to a more sustainable world.  The competition has four categories in which students can enter: Technology, Design, Behavior or Biofuels.  Please contact Penny Pagels, Biotech Academy Lead Teacher at pepagels@seattleschools.org if you are interested in helping.

Mar
15
2016

“Women In Life Science” Nominations

Mar 15, 2016

Time:

Location:

Life Science Washington is accepting nominations of exceptionally talented, dynamic and inspirational women in the life sciences who are shaping the life sciences industry in the Northwest.   Information and the nomination application are available at http://www.lifesciencewa.org/?page=LSWomen16.  Nominations are due March 15, 2016.

Mar
5
2016

Creativity Symposium for Women Leaders

Ticket Sales End on 2/14/15.  Limited to 150 women.

 

Time:

10am-4pm

Location:

Brightwater Center
22505 Washington State Rte 9 SE
Woodinville, WA 98072

This one day, annual event provides the opportunity to connect with high level, dynamic, entrepreneurial women leaders in a creative, fun and inviting atmosphere. The day includes an experiential opening and closing ceremony, inspiring keynotes, cutting edge thought leadership, peer advisory masterminds, and learning workshops.

Spark your creativity, build relationships, and be inspired. Tap into the greater collective wisdom. Grow your leadership.

Visit http://www.creativitysymposium.com/

Tickets  $147-$247.

*Ticket Sales End on 2/14/15.  Limited to 150 women.

 REGISTER HERE:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/creativity-symposium-for-women-leaders-tickets-18087044838

Mar
2
2016

Webinar: SBIR and STTR programs and funding for small businesses

Time:

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location:

Online

National AWIS is co-hosting a webinar describing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities for small businesses owned by women and minorities.  Case studies and resources will be presented.  Webinar is open to all – Wed., March 2 – 10-11am PST.

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/79060057463797703

Feb
27
2016

UW Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Conference 25th Anniversary

Time:

8:30am-5:00pm

Location:

UW Seattle – Husky Union Building (HUB)

The WiSE Conference is a celebration of women in engineering and science academics and careers. It is a day of educational and professional enrichment for pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate students together with faculty, administrators, and professional women.
The day includes a keynote address, plenary sessions, workshops and a Career Resource Fair.  The conference is attended by over 200 or more students and professionals from around the region.

 

Register online through Jan. 31sthttp://www.engr.washington.edu/curr_students/studentprogs/wiseconfreg.html

Students (high school, college) – $25

Professionals/Parents/Educators – $50

 

For more conference information:

http://www.engr.washington.edu/current/studentprogs/wiseconf

 

Feb
26
2016

Judges needed for Ballard High School “Imagine Tomorrow” projects

Time:

9:00-11:00 am

Location:

Ballard High School

Ballard High School students in the Biotechnology Academy are preparing projects for the state-wide “Imagine Tomorrow” competition in May (http://imagine.wsu.edu/).  Volunteers are needed to assess projects and advise students on Friday, Feb. 26th, at Ballard HS, 9:10-11:00 am.  The competition invites projects that will lead to a more sustainable world.  The competition has four categories in which students can enter: Technology, Design, Behavior, or Biofuels. Please contact Penny Pagels, Biotech Academy Lead Teacher atpepagels@seattleschools.org if you are interested in helping.

 

Feb
22
2016

Be More Innovative in Your Career Learn how to use the Lean Canvas Tool

Time:

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PST

Location:

UW Seattle Campus, Fluke Hall, 3rd Floor
Idea Lab, CoMotion Incubator
4000 Mason Road, Seattle, WA 98105

Feb
17
2016

Tackling the Science of Concussions and the Future of Football

Time:

7:30pm

Location:

University House (Stone Way Ave), Wallingford

Feb
13
2016

Judges needed for TAF Academy STEM Expo

Time:

9:00AM-3:00PM

Location:

Seattle University
901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Volunteer to be a science fair judge!

Register here:  https://2016tafacademystemexpo.splashthat.com/.

For more information, contact Sarah Wilkes at sarahw@techaccess.org, or call (206) 725-9095 x102

Feb
12
2016

Careers in Chemistry, American Chemical Society (Puget Sound Chapter)

Please register by February 12th to participate in this event.

Time:

1PM-5 PM

Location:

Brightwater Center
22505 State Route 9 SE
Woodinville, WA 98072

206-263-9412

Key note speaker: Pam Elardo will speak on Careers in Clean Water.

Pam Elardo is the director of the King County Wastewater Treatment Division, one of the largest public wastewater utilities on the U.S. west coast. She is also president of the Living Earth Institute, a non-profit organization which works at the grass-roots level with communities in the developing world to implement sustainable sanitation and water resource technologies.

Recommended for all undergraduate science students.

Free admission and open to all Space is limited.

Registration information is available at: http://pugetsound.sites.acs.org/

For more information: bopegedd@evergreen.edu or (360) 867-6620

Jan
22
2016

Nominations requested for Grace Hopper Awards – Due Jan 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2016

Time:

Location:

Seattle Girls School is requesting nominations for the 2016 Grace Hopper Awards.  The awards will go to two visionary Northwest women who are leaders in their community and who have created pathways and encouraged other women to become leaders.

For more information and the application, see http://www.seattlegirlsschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/SGS-Grace-Hopper-Award-Nomination-Form_2015-16.pdf.  Nominations are due Jan. 22, 2016.

Jan
20
2016

Conduct mock Interviews with students at TAF Academy

Time:

8:00AM-8:45AM

Location:

TAF Academy
26720 40th Ave S
Kent, WA 98032

Volunteer to be a mock interviewer to prepare students for college and careers.

To participate, contact Sarah Wilkes at sarahw@techaccess.org.

Dec
1
2015

SHINE Scholarship : Nanotechnology Program at North Seattle College

Ongoing

Time:

Location:

North Seattle College
9600 College Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103

The Nanotechnology Program at North Seattle College is a program that offers two possible paths to students: a two-year college Associate of Science degree, intended for students who plan to transfer to a 4-year college; and a one-year certificate for post-bac students. Both paths will prepare students for immediate technician-level employment in sectors such as semi-conductor, materials sciences, medical devices, biotechnology, environmental sciences, aeronautics, bioengineering, and chemical engineering. During the program students perform two internships in industry, gaining real life work experience in a corporate environment. The program also offers support to attend regional and national conferences.

We are currently offering scholarships for students, and priority will be given to women and under-represented students.

Find more information at on these site

https://northseattle.edu/programs/nanotechnology

http://www.seattlenano.org/

Nov
6
2015

Sign up to participate in Life Sciences Research Weekend

Sign up by October 16, 2015

Time:

Friday 11/6 10am-2pm

Sat and Sun 11/7-11/8  10am-6pm

Location:

Pacific Science Center, Seattle

Introduce your company or research institution to the public through hands-on activities at Life Sciences Research Weekend, Nov. 6-8.  Gain valuable experience communicating your science to the public.

This is an opportunity for you and other scientists and staff to share your work and passion for science.  Join 25 companies and institutions from around the state presenting interactive activities related to their research.  There is no charge to participate.  Participants receive free admittance to Pacific Science Center.

If your company is not participating, individuals are welcome to sign up to volunteer at other activity tables.  Help inspire the next generation of scientists!

For more information or to sign up before Oct. 16th, contact Reitha Weeks, Program Lead, at reithaweeks@gmail.com.

https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/research-weekends/

Oct
15
2015

Infinity Box Theatre: Five Short Plays Exploring the Impacts of Genetics and Synthetic Biology

Time:

Thurs 10/15 – Sat 10/17  7:30pm

Sun 10/18   2:00pm

Location:

UW Ethnic Cultural Theatre

3904 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle

Scientists and playwrights have collaborated to create 5 original short plays exploring the human consequences of genetics and synthetic biology.  Staged readings are followed by a scientist-led conversation, exploring the questions and issues raised by the plays.

To see the participating playwrights and scientists and further information, visit infinitybox.org.  To make a donation, visit www.igg.me/at/infinitybox2015.

Sep
15
2015

40th Anniversary Block Party at Fred Hutch

Time:

4:00-7:00 pm

Location:

Fred Hutchison Campus

1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA

 Fun Activities

  • Our new visitor center will be open
  • Scientists will be demonstrating their work
  • Food trucks
  • Photos with the Mariner Moose,
  • Games
  • CASH ONLY beer garden.

Special Guests

  • Former U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks, Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson, creator of the National Cancer Institute
  • Scott Hutchinson grandson of Bill and great nephew of Fred

Parking

Parking will be limited. Fred Hutch lots on Aloha Street will be available after 5 p.m. Paid parking may be available on the street and across Fairview Ave. N.

Contact

For more information, please contact Heather Neal at 206.667.1226, or fredhutchevents@fredhutch.org

Aug
26
2015

WIB Seattle Summer Social

Time:

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. PDT

Location:

Cambia Grove

1800 9th Ave., Suite 250, Seattle, WA 98101

You’ll come for the conversation; you’ll stay to win prizes! Great drinks and tasty food provided.
     Wednesday, August 26, 2015
     5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. PST

VenueCambia Grove, 1800 9th Ave., Suite 250, Seattle, WA 98101

$5 for WIB members, $35 for non-members
Register for this event!   (this is the link: http://www.womeninbio.org/eventdetails.aspx?EventId=25960)

Jul
1
2015

Volunteer for Life Science Innovation Northwest (LSINW) with WBBA

Time:

June 30-July 1, 2015

Location:

Seattle Convention Center

The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association is looking for a few good volunteers for 

      Life Science Innovation Northwest (LSINW)

Volunteers should have an interest in life sciences, healthcare, research or science in general and can serve at least one, 4 hour shift.

All instructions regarding duties and locations will be provided, and complimentary food and beverages are available for the hours corresponding with your work shift. Volunteers are also provided access to the conference for an equal number of hours worked.

If you are interested in volunteering, email Melissa Keough at execasst@washbio.org.

http://www.washbio.org/?page=LSINW_15

Jun
19
2015

NWABR Annual Life Science Research Gala: Speak Up for Research

Time:

6:30 – 10:30 pm

Location:

Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

860 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Join NWABR for their Annual Life Science Research Gala: Speak Up for Research.

In order to creat awareness and understanding of biomedical research and its role in society, you are encourage to share your voice and advocate powerfully on behalf of research. Come celebrate, hear from thought leaders, enjoy tasty food, and network with peers.

Your ticket to the Gala includes food and drink as well as access to the museum’s gallery.

Individual tickets: $150.

Organizations are encouraged to sponsor full or half tables.

For more information, contact: Troy Chapman at membership@nwabr.org or call 206-957-3337.

 

May
28
2015

Volunteer Opportunities at Hazel Wolf K-8 STEM School

Time:

N/A

Location:

520 NE Ravenna BLVD 206-252-3580

http://hazelwolfk8.seattleschools.org/

To volunteer, contact:  Christine Benita at cabenita@seattleschools.org

-Science Fair Mentoring for the Middle School: Fridays, March 27th, April 3rd, 24th, May 1st, 8th, and 15th, afterschool 3:30-4:30. Work one-on-one to help edit and support middle school students as they compile their data for the Science Fair.

-STEMtastic Days: April 6th, 7th, and 8th. Volunteers are needed to run a small group of elementary-aged students through fun and engaging STEM activities that focus on collaboration and communication. Training is provided and more details to follow.

-Earth Day: April 22ndHost a station teaching students about ecosystems, interdependency, human impact and our part in making this world a better place.

-Science Fair Judging: May 28th9 a.m.-1 p.m. In year’s past we had all our middle school students completing a project for the District competition; this year the 6th graders are entering projects for the competition. Assistance needed to judge these projects.

-E-STEM Celebration and Ice Cream Social: May 28th 6:30-8:00 p.m. We invite community partners to table an informational session at one of our most popular evening events.

Apr
19
2015

Nano Days at KidsQuest Children's Museum

April 7-19, 2015

Time:

10am to 5:00pm daily

Location:

KidsQuest Children’s Museum

4091 Factoria Mall SE, Bellevue, WA 98006

http://www.kidsquestmuseum.org/

CONTACT:   volunteer@kidsquestmuseum.org

 

Volunteers are needed to facilitate science experiments to children 3-8 yrs old and their families. KQCM is proud to partner with NISE Network (Nanoscale Information Science Education).

Nano Days runs April 7-19, 10am-5pm.  Shifts are flexible – at least 2 hours at a time preferred, as your schedule allows.

Apr
15
2015

Call for Nominations: Women to Watch in Life Science

Nominations close:  April 15, 2015

Time:

N/A

Location:

N/A

Online nomination form:  http://www.washbio.org/?page=WomentoWatch_15

Nominate exceptional innovative, inspirational and highly motivated women in the life sciences – academia or corporations – who are shaping the future of their respective organizations and industries.  The Women to Watch program highlights women for their leadership in the office and in the community.  Sponsored by Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (WBBA).

Apr
9
2015

The 1000 Word Challenge & Happy Hour

Time:

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

17 ave Northeast and Northeast 45th Street

Seattle, WA 98105

This year FOSEP, the Burke Museum, and the Young Naturalist’s Society will be co-hosting the Third Annual 1000 Word Event. Can you describe your research using only the 1000 most common words in the English language? (see FOSEP’s blog for all the entries from last year). Start Spring Quarter off right. Come join us for some some light snacks, enjoy some nice beverages, and hear fellow graduate students present their work in fun and engaging way!

Cost: FREE! $5 for 2 drink tickets (please bring ID).

How to Enter:

  1. Text your blurb by going to splasho.com/upgoer5.
  2. Submit your entry at tinyurl.com/mjawfos by 12 PM on Wednesday, April 8.
  3. Come to the event to eat, drink, and recite your entry to a room of your peers.

 

Mar
31
2015

STEM Ambassadors are needed for the Edmonds School District STEM Expo

Time:

6:00-8:00pm (you can check in with the registration desk between 5:30-6:00)

Location:

Mountlake Terrace High School
21801 44th Avenue West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Edmonds School District STEM Expo – a non-competitive showcase for 4-12th grades

http://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/Page/8333

STEM Ambassadors are community members who will visit projects and interact with students.

For more information and to sign up, contact Mary Gladowski at glodowskim@edmonds.wednet.edu before March 6th.

Mar
27
2015

Seattle BioPharma Project Managers Meeting

Time:

7:30-8:00am – Networking
8:00-9:00am – Panel Discussion
9:00-9:30am – Audience Q&A/Networking

Location:

1616 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle  98102
Ground Floor Conference Room of IDRI/Immune Design Building

“Project Management as a Service:  A Panel Discussion with Central Laboratory Service & CRO PMs”

  •  Joe Marino, Senior Project Manager at LabConnect LLC
    •  Brian Knapp, Program Manager at InviCRO
    •  John Lindsay, Senior Manager at LabCorp Clinical Trials

See here for more information and registration.

http://seattlebiopharmapm.blogspot.com/

Event is free, and all are welcome.

Mar
26
2015

Kennydale Elementary School Science Night

Science Week
Date: March 23-26, 2015

Fee: free

Time:

6:30-8:00p

Location:

Kennydale Elementary School
1700 NE 28th St.
Renton, WA 98056

They are looking for:

-Scientists to present to classes Tues.-Fri. Plan to tell about your love of STEM, your education and career path.

-Scientists to present hands-on activities at Family Science Night on Thursday, March 26, 6:30-8:00pm.

For more information, contact Eileen Martin, Science Week Chair at paulfixit@comcast.net.

Mar
7
2015

Judges are needed for the Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair at Bellevue College

Time:

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Bellevue College
Gynmnasium
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6406

Science Fair Information: http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/sciencefair/

Judging will take place from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and includes time for training, lunch, and deliberations.  More details about judging and the judge registration link can be found at: http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/sciencefair/participate/judge/

Mar
4
2015

Infinity Box Theater Presents: The 6th Annual Galileo Dialogues

Time:

7:00pm

Location:

Seattle University
Student Union Bldg.
Room 160

This year’s Galileo Dialogues features a staged reading of “Parameter Space” by Jim Jewell, a contemporary play that is an investigation into the sometimes chaotic intersection of science and faith – as experienced through the eyes of one lone scientist.

The dialogue continues after the reading with a free-wheeling conversation, centering on questions about science and faith.

Before the show, join us for Happy Hour, 5:30 to 6:30 at the Old Sage, 1410 12th Ave.  We’ll raise a toast to Galileo at 6:30.

Feb
27
2015

Community Scientists and Engineers Needed to Judge Ballard High School Student Projects for the “Imagine Tomorrow: Fuel it Forward”

Time:

9:10-11:00 am

Location:

Ballard High School
Library
1418 Northwest 65th Street
Seattle, WA 98117

Ballard HS pre-judging of student projects in categories of Biofuels, Technology, Design or Behavior.

For more information or to sign up, contact the Biotechnology Academy Lead Teacher, Penny Pagels at pepagels@seattleschools.org.