AWIS DC Baseball Outing – September 13, 2019

AWIS DC is excited to be hosting a night at the ballpark where we will cheer on our Washington Nationals against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, September 13 at 7:05 PM! Come enjoy America’s favorite pastime with your fellow AWIS DC members.

We will be sitting in one of the the Right Field Terrace sections (Sections 222-236) and tickets are only $12!

Please RSVP on Eventbrite with how many tickets you want to purchase, and then follow this link to our website where there will be a PayPal button to pay for your tickets. We will e-mail you with your tickets a few days before the game.

Because we need to put a deposit down on the tickets, the deadline to reserve and pay for your tickets is Monday, August19. We may be able to reserve more tickets after that date, so please e-mail us if you missed the deadline and want tickets.

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us at Don’t forget to RSVP here and pay through our website and link to PayPal. Looking forward to a fun night!

AWIS DC Summer Headshot Event

AWIS DC is proud to announce its
Exclusive Summer Headshot Event!
Professional headshots are an excellent way to make your profile or resume stand out!  Have you ever had a picture taken or made professionally?  Or has it been a few years since you have and need an updated one?  Now’s your chance!
We are proud to present Dr. Joy Brathwaite, a fellow woman in science and professional photographer!  Joy is generously offering AWIS DC members and affiliates her services at a highly discounted rate.
$70 for AWIS DC and Bethesda members
$80 for non-members.
For perspective, professional headshots can typically cost over $200!  Joy will also “sweeten the deal” by offering those who attend a 15% discount on future services, such as family portraits, small weddings, etc.
This event will take course over two separate dates:
24 July and 30 July
 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm,
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
*Close to the Farragut North Metro Station

Purchase tickets here!

We have a maximum of 15 people per date.  This will be first come first served. Join us and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!
Visit to view Joy’s amazing work!
Members will be able to choose on-site the one photo of their choice (Joy will have 8-12 shots from which to choose).  Each member will receive via email a full resolution digital version of her/his headshot for ease of use on social media, etc.  Headshots will be with a white background.

Farewell to Summer Happy Hour

Summer is (unfortunately) drawing to a close, but not before we give it a fond farewell with drinks and food! Please join us for a AWIS DC happy hour at Ambar Restaurant at Capitol Hill! Relax, unwind and network with fellow AWIS DC members and associates. This event is free and open to all members and non-members. No need to RSVP. The more the merrier so please invite friends and colleagues. Hope to see you there!

Date: 31 August (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Ambar (Capitol Hill location: a few blocks from Eastern Market Metro)

Poster Making Event for the March for Science

Poster Making Event for the March for Science,
Co-sponsored by 500 Women Scientists

April 19, 2017
AAAS Headquarters
1200 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
6:00-8:30 pm

Please join AWIS-DC and 500 Women Scientists on April 19th to a poster making event for the March for Science. Please bring your own poster/t-shirt/hat to decorate. We will provide some markers, pencils but feel free to bring your favorite ones.
The event is free but space is limited, so please make sure to RSVP.