AWIS-ND Outreach

AWIS-ND hosts and volunteers at several outreach events, promoting STEM to the community. If you have an idea, please email our Outreach Chair, Mauna Dasari, mdasari at

Last Updated: 9/6/2019

Science Alive

Date: February , 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: St. Joseph County Public Library

AWIS-ND volunteers at the Science Alive Event hosted by the St. Joseph Public Library. Since 2013, AWIS-ND organizes hands-on activities such as making bird feeders, fossil excavating, locating where artifacts originated in the world, and science experiments kids can do at home.


A program that connects graduate women in STEM with undergraduate women in STEM to provide support for the undergraduate women throughout their academic and professional experiences.

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Pi Day 5K


AWIS-ND with Society of Schmitt Fellows raised over $10,000 for the Boys and Girls Club - Harrison Primary Girls on the Run Programs! Thank you to all our members who volunteered at our event!

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Expanding Your Horizons

Are you a female in STEM looking for a great volunteer opportunity? Workshop leaders are needed to help with the annual Expanding Your Horizons conference for middle school girls (grades 6-8). This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about career opportunities. Please email or visit the EYH website for more information. The conference will be held on Saturday March 30, 2019 from 9am-3pm in the Jordan Hall of Science.

You Be the Chemist


You Be the Chemist is an interactive academic contest that encourages 5th-8th grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world applications. AWIS-ND partners with the Chemistry Graduate Student Organization to host the event in the St. Joseph County.