AWIS Central Az

Supporting Women in STEM


The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-discipline organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.  AWIS reaches more than 15,000 professionals in STEM with members and chapters nationwide. Membership is open to any individual who supports the vision and mission of AWIS.

Advantages of being a member of AWIS National

  • AWIS is a national organization with over seventy chapters, allowing continuity for members who are relocating and opportunities for a national network of women in science-related fields.
  • AWIS-National is politically active and provides opportunities for members to be informed about, and active in, issues relevant to the status of women in the sciences.
  • AWIS members receive four issues of the award-winning AWIS Magazine each year
  • AWIS provides regular communications via e-mail including the bi-monthly e-digest, Washington Wire and monthly e-newsletter AWIS in Action.

Advantage of being a Central Arizona Chapter member

  • AWIS-CAz hosts monthly luncheon seminars focused on career building for STEM professionals.
  • AWIS-CAz provides networking opportunities through participation in regularly scheduled events and member involvement within the organizing committees.
  • AWIS-CAz provides opportunities for active members to take on leadership roles within the chapter and within AWIS National.
  • AWIS-CAz supports local young women in their scientific growth and achievement through various outreach events.
  • AWIS-CAz members receive advanced notice and registration priority on all chapter sponsored events.
  • AWIS-CAz members are invited to member’s only mixers and social events.

To become a member, please fill out the Online AWIS Membership Application through the AWIS National website. Click on the membership tab. You can then select a chapter to be affiliated with. Our chapter is listed as the Central Arizona and is under the Central Western region. If you are already a member and need to update your contact information, go to the AWIS National member services page. You will need your member ID and your password.

If you have questions regarding AWIS-CAz chapter or National membership, please email us at