Book Club

AWIS DC will be hosting a book club!

We will discuss books on Professional Development, Women in Science, and other related topics. 

July 30th!!! Our first book will be A Lab of One’s Own: One Woman’s Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science by Dr. Rita Colwell on July 30th at 1pm (HYBRID EVENT).

This book has been described as “a beautifully written memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have take to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system” (Simon & Schuster). More information about the book can be found here

Where: Zoom AND in-person at UMD (University of Maryland) – College Park (full address below)
In-Person RSVP:  Eventbrite (Snacks will be provided in-person)
Zoom link information posted below and will also be provided upon registration.

Join Zoom Meeting: 

Meeting ID: 838 3029 8761

Passcode: 459814

UMD – College Park address*: 
          Room 3118 Biomolecular Sciences Bldg 296
          8314 Paint Branch Dr

          College Park, MD  20742

Get ahead and start the book this weekend (or reserve it at the library), more info to come!

*Carpool list has been sent via email! Please email us if you’re interested in joining our carpool!

Have a book you’d like us to read and discuss? Email us at!