Association for Women in Science (AWIS)


The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is an institutional partner of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).   AWIS is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in 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 around the country.

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst supports and promotes diversity in STEM by providing faculty and undergraduate/graduate students with professional development and leadership training with information tailored to help you succeed.

As a result of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst’s partnership with AWIS, all interested undergraduate/graduate students are eligible to receive a one year FREE membership in AWIS.   All you need to do is sign up!  Go to and join the AWIS community (using your university email)!

For more information on AWIS at UMass, please visit