Berkeley Lab

Association for Women in Science Membership Open to All Lab Employees

A 50-year History of Championing Women in Science

Founded in 1971, AWIS has been the leading advocate for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to achieve business growth, social change, and innovation. With over 30 grassroots chapters, we are dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women.

All Berkeley Lab employees can join AWIS for free. To create an account go to:!/

Member Resources

  • Online Member Community: participate in a discussion thread to ask questions, share encouragement, and create meaningful relationships with other AWIS members. 
  • AWIS Webinars: explore timely topics with exciting thought leaders through our What’s Next webinar series.
  • Weekly Newsletter and Members-Only Content: stay informed on trends, opportunities, and events.
  • Digital Subscription to AWIS Magazine: read about women’s contributions to STEM and their impact on society.
  • Scholarship Opportunities: to support the professional development and advancement of AWIS members.
  • Recognition: let us amplify your career achievements through member spotlights and AWIS communication channels.
  • AWIS Event Calendarregister for local and national events.
  • Membership Directoryconnect with AWIS members locally and nationally.