Women in Science Portlandprovides a wide variety of programming on topics in professional development, outreach and education, and advocacy. To support its efforts, the organization is hosting its annual fundraising gala, “a science-immersive experience,” that includes a virtual snowball fight and demonstration on the biodiversity of Oregon’s deep sea animals.
6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18
The Nightwood Society
2218 N.E. Broadway St.
- Launched scholarships for professional development, science communication training, engaging girls in science, and efforts to increase diversity in STEM.
- Expanded the Negotiation Boot Camp series to six times per year in 2019 — up from three times a year in 2014.
- Initiated formal committees and events involving policy and advocacy, parents in science, and queer women in science.