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Come to Capitol Hill to Promote Diversity & Inclusion in STEM

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 17:10

This announcement is posted on behalf of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), with whom the AAS occasionally partners on advocacy and other issues at the intersection of science and society:

Capitol Hill

Join the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for the annual "Diversity and Inclusion Fuels Innovation in STEM" Capitol Hill Days!

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

10:45 am to 12:30 pm
The day will begin with an optional lunch and pre-briefing at the AWIS National Office (co-located with the AAS Executive Office at 1667 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006).

1:00 to 4:00 pm
Congressional Outreach Day will officially begin with Capitol visit training promptly at 1:00 pm, at the Washington Court Hotel.

5:00 to 7:00 pm
Congressional reception in Room 2075 of the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC.

Thursday, 15 March 2018

8:30 to 10:00 am
Congressional breakfast and visit prep, Rayburn House Office Building.

10:00 to 5:00 pm
Congressional visits begin and will be scheduled throughout the day.

Deadline to register is Thursday, 15 February. If you're not already a member, you'll need to join AWIS before you can register.

Register Now!

Please note that AWIS National is unable to help with travel expenses or hotel accommodations. AWIS is committed to prioritizing access for our members with disabilities who will be in attendance.

We hope you are able to join us for Capitol Hill Days as we work towards increasing diversity and inclusion in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce.


Richard Tresch Fienberg
AAS Press Officer
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