AWISGCH Fundraiser Fall 2015



Services for silent auction


Starting Bid Price Sessions


Career Consulting (one hour)

Sponsor: Dr. Varsha Gandhi, Ph.D

Ruby Rutherford Distinguished Prof.

Chair, Dept. of Experimental Therapeutics, MDACC

Featured in Legends and Legacies, Personal Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists at MD Anderson Cancer Center

$20 1
Career Consulting (one hour)

Sponsor: Dr. Michelle Barton, Ph.D

Professor, Dean, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

2015 recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Education

$20 1
Scientific Writing Workshop

(one hour class)

Sponsor: Dr. Kimberly Mankiewicz, Medical Writer/Editor, UT Health

Retail Price:$150

$20 2
Sell Yourself: Guide to Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (one hour class)

Sponsor: Dr. Brittany Parker Kerrigan, Postdoctoral fellow, MDACC

$15 1


Wet Lab Techniques (one hour class)

Sponsors: Dr. Triparna Sen, Postdoctoral fellow, MDACC

Caitlin Nurik, PhD Candidate, UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


$10 2
Bollywood (Indian) dancing

(one hour session)

Sponsor: Rajvi Gandhi, Performer

Individual $10

Group $7


Basic French lessons

Sponsor: Dr. Delphine Boulbes, Research Scientist, MDACC

Individual $15

Group $7


Python Programming (two hour)

An Introduction to computer programming

Sponsor: Benu Atri, PhD Candidate, BCM



Services for sale Price
Mary Kay Beauty Session

Description: customized facial and personalized makeup consultation and application instruction

Sponsor: Karen Banks, Independent MK Beauty Consultant

$25 (3 sessions available)
Assemble Your Figures Like A Pro: A Photoshop Tutorial (Two hour workshop)

Sponsor: Dr. Marife Arancillo, Postdoctoral fellow, BCM

1 person/class: $30

2-5 people/class: $20 each

6+ people/class: $15 each

Salsa lessons for Beginners (one hour class)

Sponsor: Ahmed Mabrouk,

Cuban Salsa Instructor


Private class $25/hour

Group Class $15/hour (upto 10 participants)

Mandarin Chinese for Beginners (one hour session)

Sponsor: Dr. Le Huang, Postdoctoral fellow, MDACC

Private class $15


Items for sale Price # available
Able Auto Glass Gift Voucher

Description: windshield rock chip repair up to the size of a quarter (1 per voucher)

Retail Value: $55

$20 5
Rival Microwave

(Slightly used, new condition)

Retail Price: $40

$15 1
Targus Laptop Briefcase

Retail Price: $25

$7 1
Dumbbells (5lb)

Retail Price: $20

$7 2




Scientists greater than Einstein for Sale   @ $12

Description: tells the stories of ten scientists whose discoveries have had an amazing impact on humanity. Combined, these ten scientists have saved more than 1.6 billion lives—and yet, most remain unknown and unheralded

Name your price!

  • Microbiology: An Evolving Science by Joan L.Slonczewski & John W. Foster
  • Probability and Statistics for Engineers by Richard A. Johnson
  • Introduction to Tissue Engineering by Ravi Birla
  • Pocket Book of Technical Writing for engineers and scientists by Leo Finkelstein
  • The Woman in the body (A cultural Analysis of Reproduction by Emily Martin
  • The Mismeasure of Man by Stepehn Jay Gould
  • Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science by John Zelle
  • Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
    Creating Mental Illness by Allan V. Horwitz
  • A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness by V.S. Ramachandran
  • Walking With the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas by Sy Montgomery
  • Description: biography of women who revolutionized primatology


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