Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (AWiSE)

Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (AWiSE)

Cambridge AWiSE is a voluntary regional network for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) in both industry and academia and for women wishing to return to STEMM after a career break. We bring together women with common interests and act as a source of support, information and inspiration and help women stay in STEM. We provide a broad range of events, regular networking opportunities and information through our website and mailing list.

Address: Cambridge AWiSE, Cambridge
Postcode: 0
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)

We provide networking opportunities through our regular meetings and a forum for discussion on issues such as mentoring, work-life balance, part-time and flexible working and more.  Our website ( provides information on our meetings, information, news and a large resource section.

Our membership covers all STEM disciplines, at all levels, from mathematics and engineering to biomedicine, anthropology, environmental and social science, including education, research, industry, administration, and the media. 
Future events are advertised on Cambridge Network and our website. If you'd like to keep up to date with what's happening in Cambridge AWiSE, join our email list by sending an email to: with subscribe in the subject line.

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Relaunch your career returns November 4th

Returners are a crucial but underutilised pool of skills vital for our economy. That is why Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (AWISE) is holding Relaunch your career 2017 - an event focused on returners, career changers, and trailing spouses - with the collaboration of BAS.

24 October 2017Read in full

CamAWiSE workshops return for 2015

CamAWiSE workshops return for 2015

WISE UP 2015 will focus on some of the softer skills we all need to develop in order to succeed at work. Job-related expertise is essential in any career, STEM-related or otherwise.

30 March 2015Read in full

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Cambridge AWiSE 20th anniversary: Inspire, Inform, Challenge

Come along to Lucy Cavendish College on 2 October 2014 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of CamAWiSE: supporting women working in science, technology, engineering and maths.

11 September 2014Read in full

Is there a book in you? Cambridge event explores what it takes to be a published author

Budding female authors are invited to learn what it takes to write a novel at an event to be held in Cambridge this week. ‘Is There A Book In You?’, will feature two speakers – Kate Kirk, author of The Cambridge Phenomenon which has enjoyed major success since its publication in May, and Louisa Reid, who published her first novel Black Heart Blue earlier this year to rave reviews.

19 November 2012Read in full

One-day workshop offers career training for STEM women

Fitting career development specifically for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths into our busy lives is a challenge. That’s why Cambridge AWiSE have got together experts for one day of high intensity training and networking to help you make the most of your career or take it to the next level.

2 April 2010Read in full

Influencing your world - getting women onto public boards

Women are currently under-represented on Public Boards and the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology are keen to encourage and support more women to apply for Public Board membership.

11 June 2009Read in full

Can women get us out of this downturn?

Cambridge AWiSE and Lucy Cavendish College held a joint meeting to mark International Women’s Day and National Science and Engineering Week. The event, 'Sparking Ideas: Utilising all our talents in science and engineering', addressed the question: If women are good for business, why aren’t there more at the top?

10 March 2009Read in full

Cambridge AWiSE Annual Report 2006-2007

Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering have recently published their 2006-2007 annual report.

29 November 2007Read in full

Women: play your part in SET?

It is widely accepted that role models can be highly effective sources of inspiration to others.

9 November 2006Read in full

Cambridge AWiSE celebrates

Cambridge AWiSE announce the launch of their Networking and Mentoring Scheme to enhance the participation of women in science, engineering and technology fields throughout their careers in the Cambridge region.

7 November 2006Read in full

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