It is the mission of AWIS National to champion the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) across all disciplines and employment sectors. Working for positive systemic transformation, AWIS strives to ensure that all women in these fields can achieve their full potential through the following goals:
Fair compensation without discrimination.
Equitable advancement without bias.
Exposure to successful role models in leadership positions.
Recognition and respect for scientific and leadership achievements.
The Georgia Chapter operates for charitable and educational purposes only, to advance the vision of AWIS National throughout the state of Georgia and beyond. Therefore, the Georgia Chapter specifically works to:
Promote academic achievement and professional development by creating opportunities for
formal presentation and the exchange of ideas.
Foster a diverse and inclusive community through mentoring and networking forums.
Contribute to work/life integration with a supportive environment and resource provisions.
Engage individuals with the greater scientific and local communities through outreach programming.
Train members in methods for approaching advocacy and public policy on current issues regarding women in STEM.