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BWIS Mission

To increase the Laboratory's awareness of the accomplishments of women in science and to provide our members with role models of their own, Brookhaven Women in Science assist in the development of policies and practices that enhance the quality of life for BNL employees; promote a long-term commitment to diversity in BNL staff; promote the advancement of women in scientific and technical careers; provide a forum for the exchange of scientific, technical, and professional information; encourage students to consider careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology; support each other's efforts on the job; and encourage each other's successes.

  1. Brookhaven Women in Science

    Monday, March 16, 2009

    To increase Brookhaven National Laboratory's awareness of the accomplishments of women in science and to provide its members with role models of their own, Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) assists in the development of policies and practices which enhance the quality of life for Lab employees; promotes a long-term commitment to diversity in Lab staff; promotes the advancement of women in scientific and technical careers; provides a forum for the exchange of scientific, technical, and professional information; encourages students to consider careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology; and supports each other's efforts on the job, and encourages each other's successes.

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    Saturday

    Brookhaven Women In Science (BWIS) Event

    "International Women's Day Celebration 'Girl Power in STEM: Make It Happen!'"

    9:30 am, Stony Brook University

    Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:30 am

    Invited speakers: Dr. Nancy Goroff and Dr. Ágnes Mócsy Panelists: Nathalie Bouet, Betsy Dowd, Kathleen Flint Elm, Deena Ghoul, Arnavi Varshney,Glenda Denicolo, Marci Lobel, Jennifer McDermott, Evgeniya Rubin, Megan Russ, Eva Songcuan Speed date a Scientist: selected panelists will be available for a one on one Q&A

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    Tuesday

    Brookhaven Women In Science (BWIS) Event

    "CARE 2015: Career Advancement in a Research Environment"

    8:30 am, Brookhaven Center

    Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8:30 am

    Hosted by: Christina Swinson

    Open to Stony Brook and BNL early career scientists and Postdocs, CARE 2015 will focus on career development. The workshop will explore the options available to early-career scientists in addition to the traditional R&D and academic pathways. Invited speakers will describe their career paths and discuss the special requirements and planning involved in achieving their goals. An interactive session will guide participants in developing prototype Individual Development Plans (IDPs).


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Scholarships & Awards

Chasman Scholarship - Applications are now being accepted for the Chasman scholarship which is offered to encourage women to pursue careers in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Gertrude GoldhaberGoldhaber Prize - Applications are now being accepted for the Goldharber Prize to recognize substantial promise and accomplishment by a woman graduate student in physics.

For more information please see the BWIS Scholarships & Awards web page.

STEM Fields

CARE 2015 - Registration Deadline: March 4, 2015 This workshop will focus on career paths and developing goals. It is aimed at early career scientists but open to all. See our selection of speakers here and register now at http://www.bnl.gov/care2015

BWIS, in conjunction with Stony Brook university, receives grant to develop workshop for the advancement of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). For more information please see the proposal and approval documentation.