NCC-AWIS is the Northern California Chapters of the Association for Women in Science. Currently there are four chapters in Northern California: East Bay AWIS, San Francisco AWIS, Sacramento Valley AWIS and Palo Alto AWIS. The NCC-AWIS committee is comprised of the NCC representativefrom each of the four chapters, the NCC-AWIS chairperson, the NCC-AWIS fundraising manager and the NCC-AWIS treasurer.
The NCC-AWIS committee serves the members of AWIS in this region through representation on regional issues and through the organization of fund-raising, an annual awards presentation, workshops and conferences of interest to all AWIS members and the general public.
The NCC-AWIS Committee is the official fund-raising arm for the Northern California chapters of AWIS. All corporate donations should be sent directly to NCC-AWIS. Corporate funds raised are distributed by mutual consent among the chapters as requested for local projects such as outreach, mentoring, and for awarding local scholarships. Corporate funds are not used for operating expenses for the chapters.
Sales representatives, heaadhunters and other individuals are invited to provide refreshments at chapter meetings in exchange for presenting demonstrations of their products. Please contact each chapter directly, if you would like to do so.
National AWIS conducts separate fund-raising at the national level.
AWIS is a 501 (c) (3) organization and NCC-AWIS operates on a July 1-June 30 fiscal year.