Assoc. for Women in Science

Winter 2015

AWIS Magazine covers topics important to women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine fields. Topics include career advancement, work-life balance, the state of science and technology, women’s wellness, and AWIS’ political and

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20 association for women in science | winter 2015 careerplaybook developing tech talent L aunched by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educa- tion in 2011, TechWomen encourages and supports women in technology in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. The program is designed to help develop the technology field, grow the trade capacity of the participating countries, promote economic advancement and assist women in reaching their full potential in the science and technology industry. Nearly 100 women from over twenty countries will be part of this U.S.-based mentoring program throughout 2015. TechWomen is possible thanks to a close partnership between the Depart - ment of State and the Institute of International Education in San Francisco. Learn more about it at = What is TechWomen? Dr. Pam McCauley speaking at a recent TechWomen event in Washington, DC.

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