AWIS-San Diego

Newsletter Committee

The purpose of the Newsletter is to report on Chapter activities and to provide information about issues that may be of interest to AWIS-San Diego members. The Newsletter typically includes profiles of AWIS members, descriptions of AWIS events, information about non-AWIS events, and articles about science, technology and health.

Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome contributions from both members and non-members including:

  • Write articles*
  • Interview members for profiles
  • Take photos
  • Edit articles

* Interested in writing and wondering what to write about? The AWIS-SD newsletter includes a variety of articles including (but not limited to) AWIS events, local science-related events, member news, member profiles, book and movie reviews, and articles on any topic relevant to women in STEM fields.

Deadlines for submitting articles:

  • Winter (January – March) edition: February 15th
  • Spring (April – June) edition: May 15
  • Summer (July – Septermber) edition: August 15
  • Fall (October – December) edition: November 15

Article Length (words)

  • News (250)
  • Book or Movie Reviews (250)
  • Reports (500)
  • Special interest features (up to 1000)

Newsletter Co-Chairs:

Corine Lau


Current Position: Senior scientist in cancer genomics, NeoGenomics Laboratories
Training: PhD Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder; BS Biochemistry, University of Washington
Additional AWIS involvement: Website Committee co-chair 2008-2012, Treasurer and Board member 2012-2015, WIST 2019 organizer, Newsletter co-chair 2016-2019, 2022-current

Elaine Guo


Current Position: Biotech
Training: BS Chemistry, Rice University 2013. PhD Cancer Biology, University of California San Diego, 2020