MASS AWIS 10th Anniversary Celebration


Join us for a festive luncheon to commemorate this milestone of

For a decade, MASS AWIS has been providing support, career development and mentorship to many extraordinary women in the STEM fields in Massachusetts. A key event in our chapter's history — a book club on the book Every Other Thursday — sparked the beginning of the ever-growing MASS AWIS Mentoring Circles Program. Our successful mentoring program has made a profound impact on the lives of our members. Thus, we are truly honored to have the author of the book, Dr. Ellen Daniell, as the keynote speaker at our 10th Anniversary Celebratory Luncheon. The program of the event will also include a video introduction from Massachusetts Senator, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and an Excellence in Mentoring Award presentation to Career Strategist, Sarah Cardozo Duncan.

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Moving Outside of Academia: Finding Your Purpose and Achieving Your Goals, Wednesday, Nov. 12th 2014 – Save the Date

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: TBD

This highly interactive, nuts-and-bolts workshop focuses on the skills and steps to identify your transferable skill sets and match those to exciting non-academic positions. It is designed to give pre-and post-doctoral students and scientists the tools, techniques, strategy and confidence to find their own myriad and meaningful career opportunities outside of academia.

MASS AWIS members $5 • Non-members $10

Join AWIS to save money on events and to support our work!

6:00-6:30 pm: Light refreshments and networking
6:30-8:00 pm: Seminar and workshop
7:30-8:30 pm: Questions and networking

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Job Opportunity: Boston Executive Director

Strong Women, Strong Girls Boston Executive Director Job Description

swsg logoAbout SWSG 

Founded in 2000, Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) is a nationally-recognized mentoring program that ensures girls in low income communities have the resources and support that they need today to become the strong and successful women of tomorrow. By building communities of women committed to supporting positive social change, SWSG works to create cycles of mutual empowerment for women and girls. SWSG connects girls with college women mentors and puts them on a path from the classroom to college, and beyond. More than 1,500 girls, 350 mentors, 14 college partners, and 90 sites currently participate in SWSG in Pittsburgh and Boston. 

Role Description 

We are seeking an experienced director who can effectively scale our Boston fundraising base and oversee our Boston program. We are looking for a social entrepreneur, with a fundraising-based focus, who works well under pressure and brings a passion for SWSG’s mission and vision. 

The Boston Executive Director oversees three program staff, an administrative support, and reports directly to the Board of Directors. 

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BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition


October 20-23, 2014
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA

*New Registrations save 20% off the standard rates with BP14MAWIS

IBC Life Sciences’ BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition, the industry’s #1 BioProcessing event, is taking place October 20-23, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. Find new ideas and make new contacts to help you meet the demands of diverse product portfolios in an evolving biomanufacturing landscape. Download a copy of the brochure today to see what this year’s event has to offer:

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Women in STEM Boston: Monday, Oct. 21st 2014

STEM-logo-Location: Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Inspire, Engage, Discuss and Change The Future of the STEM

College Students
College students of MASS AWIS may attend for FREE, but Space is Limited. To register email full contact information to

Members of AWIS 
To save $100 off standard registration rates mention code STEMBAWIS.  To register at the discounted rate of $395, click here. Alternatively, call 888.670.8200 or email

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The 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women: Dec. 4th 2014

144x144MAlogoThe 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will be Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The Conference features motivational keynote speeches, engaging workshops and panel discussions that cover a vast range of topics specifically designed for women, including healthcare, leadership, managing change, finding work life balance and personal finance.

Register online at

Registration includes access to all keynote and breakout sessions, the Career Pavilion, Health & Wellness Pavilion and the exhibit hall. 

**MASS AWIS members are eligible for the early bird registration price of $150 until online registration closes (which is typically midnight the day before the Conference) or when the Conference sells out. Please use the promo code SG14MA to receive this rate.


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