Future Goals:

  • Expand our reach into the community to provide volunteers for established programs that assist young girls and women in learning about science and how to pursue science-related education and careers.
  • Encourage participation in MentorNet E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Science www.MentorNet.net as either mentors or protégés.
  • Encourage participation in AWIS events and activities by scholarship and science fair award winners


Volunteer Opportunities

Outreach Resources


AWIS Outreach Committee Member Functions:

  • Develop events, foster collaborations, and participate in STEM activities that encourage and support women in STEM careers.
  • Provide opportunities for young women to explore and build upon careers in STEM.
  • Engage the larger community to support women in STEM, through organized volunteer activities, mentorship, sponsorship and leadership opportunities.


Leadership Development Opportunities:

  • Communicate Your Passion for STEM
  • Increase Your Network     
  • Build Leadership Skills
  • Contribute to publications – Newsletter Writing, SOPs, STEM Activities
  • Manage expenses
  • Plan events
  • Provide mentoring


Outreach Co-Chairs – Robyn Wygal & Anne Kornahrens

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Alexandra Bortnick
Diane Retallack
Erika Olson
Julie Bordowitz
Justine Swann
Kristin Bompiani-Myers
Lauren Mack
Shelly Trigg
Antonia Darragh
Sigrid Katz
Jinsha Liu
Miriam Cohen

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