Women in Science

Mission Statement

We are Field Museum Women in Science:

  • We are dedicated to inspiring, encouraging, and increasing participation of women in the sciences.
  • We strive to eliminate gender bias through education, opportunity, mentoring, and dialogue.
  • We believe that the issues surrounding the success of women of all ages are important for everyone and we welcome participation from diverse members.
2014-2016 FMWIS Theme
Enhancing and promoting diversity in science
2013 FMWIS Theme
Inspiring the next generation of women scientists in Chicago.

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