Become a Member Today

AWIS membership is open to all women and men who support equality for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics , and medicine (STEM). As a member of AWIS, you will:

  • Expand your professional network
  • Enhance your career development
  • Find a mentor
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Champion the interests of women in STEM across all disciplines and employment sectors
  • Strive to ensure that all women in STEM can achieve their full potential

We encourage all to sign up for both
Chapter and National Membership
Find more details about the benefits below.

AWIS Houston Chapter Membership

Why join our chapter?

  • Free admission to chapter events (including career development, networking and volunteer events)
  • Exclusive members-only invitations to Houston-Area professional meetings and conferences
  • Access to a local and national network of successful, supportive AWIS members
  • Questions about membership? Contact us at

Become a part of our team!

  • Gain new experiences and/or refine existing skills
  • Expand your network and make important career contacts
  • Become more engaged with our chapter and our mission

AWIS-GCH welcomes and appreciates any volunteers and has a variety of committees to align with your interests.

We ask that volunteers be members.

Join a Committee

We are always looking for committee members!

Please contact us at for more information

Join the Executive Board

Our elections are held annually in the spring.

Current board members can be found on our Leadership Page

All positions can be found on our Officer Descriptions Page

AWIS National Membership 

At the national AWIS level, we have several categories of membership for individuals who wish to join and support our community and access our exclusive member benefits.

National AWIS dues range from $65 for Junior members to $150 for Professional members.

Why join?

  • Education and Professional Development
    • Access to AWIS STEMiNARs, the popular continuing education series
    • Numerous awards awards and scholarships, including AWIS Fellows and AWIS Educational and Professional Development Awards
    • Leadership opportunities through committee and board positions
  • Job Search
    • Job hunting webinars
    • AWIS Career Center
  • Advocacy and Public Policy
    • Subscription to AWIS in Action!, the advocacy and public policy newsletter
    • AWIS Policy Symposium Series (new!)
  • Publications and Resources
    • Subscription to the AWIS magazine
    • Subscription to the Washington Wire – a “one-stop shop”  bi-monthly e-newsletter with a collection of timely information and resources
  • Networking and Mentoring
    • Mentornet (for student members)
    • AWIS online communities on LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySciNet
    • AWIS membership directory
    • Member-exclusive programs and events

How to join?

Join AWIS National

  • Select Gulf Coast Houston Chapter as your local chapter

Already a national member?

  • Log into myAWIS
  • Change your Chapter Affiliation to Gulf Coast Houston