December Ugly Sweater Networking and Silent Auction Fundraiser with BWISE

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) and AWIS GCH are partnering up for a joint Monthly Networking Event on December 8th 2016, 5.30-8.30 pm @ OKRA Charity Saloon!… And since it’s that time of the year, it will be an UGLY SWEATER PARTY! Time to bring your best (worst) sweater out, it needs to breathe! 🙂

This event will also hold a SILENT AUCTION benefiting AWIS GCH Programming, in particular, support student scholarships/awards.

In this regard, we are looking for donations of the following items for a silent auction:
– arts & crafts items (e.g. jewelry, scarves, pottery, paintings; handmade or store-bought)
– health & beauty (e.g. new cosmetic items, new or gently-used workout equipment)
– books (e.g. science-related, professional development, job hunting; physical or e-book)
– services (e.g. ask a professor or mentor to donate 1 hr of time to provide career advice, mentorship, paper review)
– gift cards (e.g. to restaurants, home improvement stores, craft stores, bookstores)

If you interested in donating something to your favorite association 🙂 , please fill out this form:

Because of the Silent Auction and in order to celebrate the holidays properly, this event will last longer than our previous networking events. More time, more fun, more opportunities!

OKRA Charity Saloon
924 Congress Ave
Houston, TX 77002

Please RSVP at to let us know how many people to expect!

Come and meet AWIS GCH and BWISE board members, share with us your needs, and talk about workshops and career opportunities you would like us to offer to the scientific community. But most importantly, come and have fun!



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