As a member of GWIS you will have the following benefits:
National GWIS fellowships and grants application fees are waived for members
GWIS awards several research fellowships each year. The application fees for these awards are waived for current members.
DEVELOP YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS BY BECOMING A CHAPTER OFFICER
NYC Metro officers will help to lead the chapter by connecting with the Women in Science groups in the greater New York City Metropolitan Area, sharing social media updates, planning events throughout the area, and more!
RECEIVE NEWSLETTERS THROUGHOUT YEAR
Our newsletters feature GWIS chapter news, letters from the National President, inspiring stories of women scientists, book reviews, articles about controversial current issues, photos of recent GWIS events, and fellowships winners recognitions.
ACCESS TO EXCLUSIVE MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
GWIS members will be able to connect with a network of over 1,000 like-minded scientists that span every scientific discipline as well as both academic and industry careers. The networking potential is limitless!
SERVE AS A DELEGATE TO THE ANNUAL AAAS MEETING
GWIS is a participating organization in the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, sending delegates to at least 5 assemblies. Appointed representatives serve as voting members of the largest science organization in the United States.
PARTICIPATE IN THE GWIS NATIONAL MEETING AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
GWIS hosts an annual in-person meeting to facilitate interactions between all GWIS chapters. The meeting is hosted each year by a local chapter, and is a great opportunity to learn more about the organization, network and participate in professional development events.