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: 01/11/2019

The Most Unknown - documentary screening

**Please note rescheduled date/location**

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 155 Debartolo Hall

Please join the Association of Women in Science and GLOBES for a movie screening of "The Most Unknown" on Thursday, Feb. 7th in 155 Debartolo Hall from 6:30 pm to 9 pm.
The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film released in 2018 featuring nine scientists on their journey to uncover unexpected answers from extraordinary parts of the world looking for answers to some of humanity's biggest questions: How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know?

Pizza, popcorn and drinks will be served starting at 6:30pm. The movie will start at 7pm. This event is FREE and open to public. Please RSVP here if you are attending. See the UPDATED flyer for more info.

Science Alive

Date: February 2, 2019 (Saturday)
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!

Click here for the full ND Pi Day 5k Website

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.