• Empowering Women in STEM - EWIS UC Davis network

  • EWIS students and mentors during the EWIS Changing the Status Quo for Women in Government event on Sept. 29, 2015.

  • Ruth Uy Asmundson, Former Mayor, City of Davis, Delaine Eastin, Former Superintendent of Public Instruction, CA, Amandeep Kaur, Director, EWIS, Linda Katehi, Chancellor, UC Davis, and Lois Wolk, CA State Senator, networking with students and professionals at the UC Davis EWIS Fall networking event on Nov. 24, 2014.

  • Meet and greet with EWIS leadership including Erin Arms, Member, Chancellor's Graduate and Professional Student Advisory Board, Linda Katehi, Chancellor, UC Davis, Amandeep Kaur, Director, EWIS, Maureen Stanton, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Karen McDonald, Faculty Director, UC Davis ADVANCE Program on Sept. 26, 2014.

  • Students, staff, and faculty engaged in a discussion on empowering women graduate students in STEM disciplines on Jan. 28, 2014.

Katehi quote about EWIS


Create equitable representation within academia, industry and government for women students and professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).


Using a variety of strategies and programs to help girls and women succeed and achieve their long-term goals in STEM, including:  

  • creating a mentorship network for girls and women interested in STEM

  • hosting networking events with successful professionals for girls and women in STEM 

  • highlighting successful female role models in STEM 

  • providing professional development opportunities for girls and women in STEM

  • working in partnership with higher education institutions, corporations, and government entities to bridge the gaps for women in the STEM workforce 

**Although targeted towards improving the status quo for STEM women students and professionals,   EWIS is gender inclusive and welcomes students and professionals from across disciplines to join and benefit from the EWIS network.  

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