The Association for Women in Science is dedicated to achieving equality and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.


Check out our upcoming events!


September Mentoring Circles Event: Networking Social with AWIS Baltimore and AWIS DC

Topic of discussion: oJin the DC and Baltimore chapters of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) to virtually network with like-minded women in STEM! On September 23, we’ll be talking about graduate school! Whether you’re applying this upcoming year, just getting started, or have wisdom you can impart to future generations, join us and get to know some of your fellow women in STEM members in the Baltimore and DC community! The event is FREE for members AND nonmembers!

September 23rd, 7pm EST

RSVP on Eventbrite. Zoom link will be sent to your email!


October Mentoring Circles Event: 

Topic of discussion: TBA

October 28th, RSVP link to come!

Join Us!

Thank you for your interest in joining the AWIS DC Metropolitan chapter! Chapter membership is open to all members of AWIS National—men and women. Membership provides you with access to special programs, invitations to members only networking events, event discounts, and opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills.

The best time to join the DC Metropolitan chapter is when you join or renew your membership with AWIS National.


Join AWIS National!

It’s easy and rewarding to join national AWIS. There are six membership categories: regular member, sustaining member, patron, benefactor, student, and retiree. Membership forms and benefits for each category can be found on the National AWIS website.


AWIS National Membership Dues

Professional (early to mid career): $150
Sustaining (mid to senior career): $250
Junior (students/postdocs/med residents): $65
Collegiate (students at partner schools with .edu address): Free
Student: Pay chapter dues only, join through the local chapter
Patron: $500
Benefactor: $1000


AWIS National Member Benefits

All members receive:

  • Deep discounts on one-of-a-kind coaching program for STEM professionals

  • Four issues of the award-winning AWIS Magazine

  • Regular communications via e-mail including the bi-monthly e-digest, Washington

  • Wire and monthly e-newsletter AWIS in Action

  • Discounts on educational programs including tele-seminars, and publications


Join the AWIS DC Chapter!

Membership in the AWIS DC chapter confers a variety of benefits, including access to members-only chapter activities; and leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities.


AWIS DC Chapter Dues

Regular Member, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $15
Student Member with National Membership, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $5
Student Member without National Membership, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $15

All non-student chapter members must be members of National AWIS. Chapter dues do not contribute toward National membership.

Join the Washington, DC Chapter using the PayPal link below, then e-mail us at awisdc@gmail.com to let us know you joined.

Switch your chapter affiliation to AWIS DC Metropolitan!

If you are already a member of National AWIS, you can change your chapter affiliation by logging on to myAWIS, under Membership on the AWIS website, and clicking on the Change your Chapter Affiliation link. Alternatively, you can contact AWIS Member Services by phone or email to add the DC Chapter to your membership.


AWIS Member Services
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 588-8175
Fax: 1-202-326-8960
Email: membership@awis.org