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NWiS at a glance

Our goals

  • Provide support and guidance for female scientists at TSRI
  • Create awareness of issues that affect scientific career development and success
  • Promote diversity at TSRI
  • Make a positive difference in the culture of science for our entire community


All members of the TSRI community are welcome. Our current membership includes women and men:

Graduate students
Staff scientists
Faculty members


The executive committee organizes and oversees our activities and events.

Our featured events

Annual happy hour with Society of Fellows
A celebratory gathering with welcoming TSRI’s newest principal investigators

Biannual female faculty lecture series
One nominated TSRI professor gives a personal perspective on her career in research science

Our regular events

Meet the alumni series with Career and Postdoctoral Services
TSRI alumni in diverse careers discuss their transitions and give advice

Monthly coffee hour 
Past topics include work-life balance for parent scientists, financial planning, and communicating science in the media

Organization meetings 
Open to the entire TSRI community to help plan NWiS actitivites and events

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