Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is a national organization whose mission is to promote women in the fields of science, technology and mathematics. The goal of the Chicago branch of GWIS is to provide professional advancement opportunities to women in science within the Chicago area. Learn More.





1.  December 4th, 6-8pm, LinkedIn and Resume Workshop, UIC (840 S. Wood St. Rm. 303). Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)-Chicago and Scientific Connections, Inc. are hosting a . If you’re interested in learning how to use LinkedIn to make connections, enhance your job profile, and tailor an outstanding resume for a non-academic job, come to join us for this event. Our invited speaker, Merle Ward (owner of Scientific Connections), will share her 15 years of professional experiences in both scientific sales and scientific staffing leadership. RSVP here.


2. December 5th, 3-5pm, Interactive Seminar: Women as Leaders: Do They Make a Difference? with Dr. Alice Eagley, Norris University Center (1999 Campus Drive, Wildcat Room #101, Evanston). Join us and the Chicago Women in STEM Initiative for a discussion on women’s leadership with Dr. Alice Eagly and a brief introduction to our winter-spring quarter mentoring program, STEM Circuits. Interdisciplinary and cross-career level mentoring circles aim to build a diverse and inclusive local community that supports the professional development and advancement of graduate and postdoctoral women in STEM. RSVP here.