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Dedicated to Achieving Equity and Full Participation of Women
in All Disciplines and Across All Employment Sectors

Association for Women in Science at FAU

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). AWIS is dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving full equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.

Members of the community with an FAU email address, Faculty, Student and Staff, of any gender and with any motive, benefiting or supporting Women in Science, can sign up or renew for free here .

In 2014, faculty at FAU established the AWIS Affiliate Group. The Mission and Goals of the FAU AWIS Affiliate Group are defined as follows:

  • To promote diversity amongst faculty, staff and students with respect to gender, race and ethnic background;
  • To promote women in careers in which they are underrepresented, especially in STEM and STEM-related areas; and
  • To investigate funding opportunities and initiate activities to accelerate the accomplishment of the above goals at FAU.


Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science offers unparalleled experiential learning opportunities to prepare the next generation of scientists and problem solvers.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd, SE-43
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Fax: (561) 297-3292