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AWIS is a Leading Voice for Women in STEM

By joining AWIS, you become part of a global network with 80 grassroots chapters and affiliates connecting more than 100,000 professionals in STEM with members, allies, and supporters worldwide.  As your local chapter, we focus on cultivating this network within the Central Massachusetts region by offering opportunities and tools that foster both personal and professional growth.  

Among the many benefits of AWIS membership include:

  • Discounted registration for local events in the Central Massachusetts area that offer valuable career-building workshops, panel presentations, lectures, and networking events

  • Access to a local network of supportive individuals at all stages of the career path that can encourage your career growth

  • Access to members only sections of, including AWIS webinars, the membership directory and other valuable resources

  • Free subscription to the Washington Wire and AWIS magazine to stay informed on national trends and opportunities as well as to follow the recognition and record of women’s contributions to the STEM enterprise and their impact on society.

  • Opportunities to volunteer at AWIS events and programs to build your network, give back to your community and support a great cause

  • A heightened voice for advocacy on issues that impact science, society and women in STEM across all disciplines and work sectors

Membership is open to anyone interested in achieving equality in STEM. Your commitment makes a difference at the local and national level. 


Students may join at either the Junior level (recommended) or have the option of only joining a local AWIS chapter or affiliate group (*please note that you will not have access to all AWIS membership benefits above, but will enjoy member-only discounts on local events). Local membership dues for AWIS Central MA are $25, payable directly to the chapter. Please Contact Us for more information about student memberships. 

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