Research Triangle, NC Chapter of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) has established a travel award in honor of Dr. Jennifer Leigh Ingram. This award is given to defray some of the costs that female graduate students incur while traveling to national or other major scientific meetings where they are presenting the results of their research.
Thursday, December 6 was a cold night, with traffic conditions being their usual self. However, this didn’t stop so many of our GWIS-RT friends and supporters from showing up to our 5th Annual Charity Casino Night. From the open bar to the delicious fried chicken, everyone who attended really had a great time. Of course, Continue reading
GWIS Research Triangle celebrated yet another successful Halloween with science trivia at Raleigh Brewing Co. GWIS members and friends showed up in costume and with their trivia hats on! A big thank you goes out to the members of our leadership board for all their hard work planning this event.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST AND ENTHUSIASM FOR TECHNOQUEST. VOLUNTEER SIGN-UPS ARE NOW CLOSED DUE TO ALL THE SPOTS BEING FILLED ALREADY. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO ATTEND OUR OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS! TechnoQuest is a yearly outreach program with the Girl Scouts of North Carolina Coastal Pines that helps young girls and budding science enthusiasts learn Continue reading
Graduate Women in Science – Research Triangle Chapter is calling for nominations for the position of Chapter Liaison for the remainder of the 2018-2019 term from November 2018 to June 2019. This is to fill a position vacated by a previous officer. Responsibilities for this position include: Participating in GWIS National meetings via phone or in Continue reading
President: Kony Chatterjee I’m a PhD student at the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. My research focuses on developing smart electronic textiles (fabrics of the future!). Last year, I served as the Membership Secretary at GWIS – Research Triangle, because of which I made some invaluable connections, and realized the strong support Continue reading
Spring Into STEM™: Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Scientists, a science outreach event for middle school girls, took place on April 28, 2018. The event was hosted by Young Women In Bio RTP (YWIB), Graduate Women In Science RT (GWIS), North Carolina State University’s Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC), and students from Meredith College. This was Continue reading
GWIS has teamed up with Meredith College to start a mentoring program, where GWIS members serve as mentors to Meredith College students. At the kickoff event, everyone networked and discussed mentoring with Dr. Jennifer Ingram, a GWIS-RT advisor and assistant professor at Duke University. Upcoming events related to the mentoring program (more details to follow): Continue reading
Apply for the 2018-2019 GWIS Fellowships! The GWIS National Fellowships Program is proud to offer fellowships in 2018 to help increase knowledge in the natural sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. Please check our website (www.gwis.org) for guidelines and application instructions, and make sure to read the FAQ section for further information. Continue reading
GWIS members and friends celebrated the holidays at the 4th Annual Charity Casino Night at Research Square in Durham! Participants brought a gift to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle and in exchange received chips to play poker games! A special thank you goes to Research Square for hosting the event. A big thank Continue reading