WIST:  Women in Science and Technology Conference

WIST2017 Registration Open!

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What is the WIST conference?

- A one-day symposium focusing on career and personal development, as well as peer networking
- Inspiring, prominent keynote speakers
- Exciting and informative workshops, round-tables, and seminars for individuals at all stages of their careers in both academia and industry
- An excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities with 300 attendees from the scientific community

Purpose:

To empower women in STEM at all levels to enhance their careers through networking, discussion of relevant career development topics, and exposure to a wide range of specialities within STEM.

As we enter a new decade now is the opportunity to make positive changes in our careers and lives.

Past workshop topics have been as diverse as networking, negotiation, and effective job search strategies to the business of science, end-to-end drug development and bioinformatics to research and teaching in the academic setting.


The WIST 2015 Conference theme was Passion and Purpose: The Pathway to Success

The program can be downloaded here.

WIST 2015 Photo Album

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The WIST 2013 Conference theme was Aspire Attain Ascend. We celebrated AWIS-SD’s 30th anniversary in 2013.

Click on the image below to view photos of the event:

WIST 2013 committee members at the UCSD Faculty Club
For a complete program of the WIST2013 conference, click here

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