SEATTLE WOMEN IN TECH REGATTA 2019
Special early bird registration discount until Feb 22nd, 2019.
400 Dexter Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109
As the snow and ice melts, and normalcy resumes, it is time to look ahead to WiT Regatta Seattle 2019 on April 22-26th!
We’ve extended our special early bird registration discount for previous attendees to Friday, February 22nd to give everyone a chance to join at a special rate of $119 – a savings of $30 over regular early bird registration and $90 over normal registration fees (effective March 1st).
THIS OFFER ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL FEB 22nd!
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WiT Regatta Seattle 2019 will be bigger and better than ever, with many of your favorites returning, joined by lots of fresh content, speakers and experiences to enjoy.
Join us in tackling the topics women in tech care about and tackle them together in our unique two hour workshops with expert panel discussion followed by small group breakouts. Our content and experiences are designed to spark captivating conversations and build relationships.
That’s what makes WiT Regatta unique! While we’ve got great speakers willing to get vulnerable and share their experiences and practical advice for navigating the challenges women in tech face, WiT is really designed to help everyone build new relationships that will last beyond the conference. Join previous attendees who’ve found their new best friend or a new boss at WiT Regatta.
As at every WiT Regatta, this is an inclusive event. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate – all ages, genders, job roles or career levels.
More details on the event can be found here.
I look forward to connecting with each of you in Seattle on April 22-26, 2019!,
Melody Biringer, WiT Regatta Founder/Producer and Chief Connection Engineer
Scientific Programs Manager position open at Rivkin Center
Scientific Programs Manager position open at Rivkin Center (posted here for 45 days, Seattle AWIS will not necessarily be informed to take down this notice if filled sooner)
The Rivkin Center in Seattle (www.rivkin.org) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Scientific Programs Manager who will work closely with the Director of Scientific Programs to manage an international scientific grants program, organize scientific symposia, and scientific communications. This role would be appropriate for a recent PhD graduate or junior postdoc with experience in cancer research (preferably ovarian and/or breast cancer).
Interested individuals can see the full posting at https://www.rivkin.org/about/our-team/open-positions/#scientific-programs-manager and apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to Kiran Dhillon at email@example.com
Edmonds School District looking for STEM Ambassadors
Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
You are invited to become a STEM Ambassador at the Edmonds School District’s 7th Annual STEM Expo!
The evening is a non-competitive (no judging) showcase of Grade 4-12 student science and engineering work. You will talk with students about their project and careers in STEM.
If interested, provide the following information by April 15 to Mary Glodowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. What honorific do you prefer, (Ms., Mr., Dr., Mrs., etc.)
2. What is your STEM area of expertise, career, or workplace?
3. Based on how you answered #2, what subject can the STEM students ask you about?
Project reviewers needed at Glacier Peak High School
Glacier Peak High School, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296
Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish invites interested professionals to provide feedback on team projects exploring proteins, algae, & aquaponics.
Thursday, May 16th – 9am-12noon
Glacier Peak High School, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296
Teams of reviewers will be assigned 2-3 projects. A set of guided questions will be provided. You will listen to what students have learned, ask some good questions and provide feedback on their poster, model and presentation. No advance preparation required! Lunch provided.
To sign up or obtain more information, contact Tami Caraballo, Biotechnology Teacher, at email@example.com.
Judges needed for BioExpo
Sign up preferably before April 21st.
Shoreline Community College: 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133
Judges are needed for the BioExpo being held at Shoreline Community College (SCC) on Friday, May 17th
High school students will be submitting biotech and biomedicine related projects in 14 categories. Judges will review projects in advance, meet for a training meeting on Wednesday, May 8th, 4:30pm -6:00pm at SCC and judge at the Expo on Friday, May 17th, 8:00am-1:00pm at SCC.
Judges can select their preferred category for judging. Categories include molecular modeling, lab research, global health, journalism, neuroscience, creative writing as well as art, career pathways, drama, music, teaching and website.
To sign up (preferably by April 21st) or obtain more information, contact Uyen Lao, BioExpo Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEM Instructor Opportunity at STEM TREE
10100 Mukilteo Speedway, Suite 110, Mukilteo, WA 98275
STEM Instructors needed for Spring Afterschool Program and Summer Camp (part-time positions)
- Physical Science or Life Science (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
- Computer Science/Information Technology
- Technology/Engineering (Robotics or Electrical Engineering)
Stemtree of Mukilteo is a K-12 science and engineering education center. We are currently looking for energetic and highly motivated individuals who enjoy working with kids in a one-on-one teaching approach to empower them for incredible success. You will be professionally trained on our curriculum. The training is fully paid (starting at $13/hr).
To send resume or for questions, please contact email@example.com.
For more info, download the flyer.
*Please note the indicated date is tentative and not an indicative of actual start date.
2019 scholarship submission: The WISE Scholarship for women in STEM
Apply by 5 pm PST, June 28th, 2019
The WISE (Women in STEM Excel) Scholarship was created by Dr. Alexander Sobel to support, empower, and encourage women in Washington pursuing education in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. Washingtonian women interested in a career in a STEM field are welcome to apply for the $1,500 scholarship.
The scholarship award is to be used toward tuition and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies (paper, pens, notebooks, etc.), required technology, on-campus dining, housing, and transportation costs.
The scholarship award will be disbursed directly to the student in the form of a cash prize. The selected student will be required to furnish information necessary to issue a 1099 tax form, including social security number, as part of the process for dispersing scholarship monies. Student will be responsible for any resulting tax obligations.
For eligibility and more info, click here.
NASA Postdoctoral Program
July 1, 2019
Nov 1, 2019
Advance your research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections.
Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete 1-3 year Fellowship appointments that advance NASA’s missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology – see current research opportunities!
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree before beginning the fellowship, but may apply while completing the degree requirements. U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and foreign nationals eligible for J-1 status as a Research Scholar, may apply. Women, minorities, and members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Stipends start at $60,000 per year, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and for certain academic specialties. Financial assistance is available for relocation as well as subsidized health insurance, and $10,000 per year is provided for professional and programmatic travel.
SUMMER WORKSHOP ON THE DYNAMIC BRAIN: APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
August 24, 2019 – September 8, 2019
Applications are now open for the Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain, co-hosted by the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Computational Neuroscience Center at the University of Washington and directed by Drs. Michael Buice, Shawn Olsen, Christof Koch, and Eric Shea-Brown.
This intensive two-week, project-based interdisciplinary course aims to give advanced students in neuroscience, biology, physics, engineering, and computer science a rapid introduction to the current state of understanding of the neurobiology of sensory processing, coding, and neural population dynamics. In addition, the course makes extensive use of data science tools for team-based projects and computational tools for analysis of large-scale and multimodal datasets.