La Jolla Woman’s Club Home to AWIS Gala
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is hosting their 13th annual San Diego Scholarship Gala this week! Held on Thursday, May 3rd, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., this delightful evening of recognition includes dinner and networking at the La Jolla Woman’s Club, a historical landmark which has made itself at home in La Jolla! This event will honor 2012 AWIS San Diego scholarship recipients and Mary Devereaux, Ph.D., a philosopher and bioethicist in the Research Ethics Program at the University of California San Diego, will be the keynote speaker. If you love science and live in La Jolla, you won’t want to miss out on the views regarding issues in biomedical and research ethics that will be shared by Devereaux.
The Scholarship Program is designed to reward aspiring women scientists majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at local San Diego colleges and universities. Scholarships winners of the past have been awarded to scholars in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Experimental Psychology and women must be a U.S. citizens or legal residents actively pursuing a degree program at a San Diego school during the current academic year and maintain a 3.0 GPA to apply. Each award is in the amount of $1,000. For your tickets, please click here.