The AWIS AGM will be in Auckland this year.

Date: Saturday 30 July, 2016

Time: 1.30pm

Venue: SLT1 Lecture theatre, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Symonds St, Auckland

If you will be joining us on the day please RSVP ( by Friday 22nd July and keep your eye out for ticketing details.

 Following the AGM we have an exciting line up of speakers, the website and facebook will have more details.

Minutes of last year's AGM are available here

The motion to insert the follow clause into the AWIS constitution will be voted on by members present at the AGM. The current rules are here.


AWIS has 7 defined regions  (Auckland, Waikato, Manawatu, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Otago) with which members can be affiliated. A region is defined as active if it has a Regional Convenor and has delivered a minimum of 2 AWIS branded (or co-branded) events in the previous year.

If you are unable to make the AGM but wish to vote please forward your vote to


If you’ve got some ideas of what AWIS could do, or would like to make a difference to women in science, then consider joining the AWIS Executive.You can give as little or as much time as you’re able, but new ideas and thoughts are welcome and encouraged.  

Positions available on the Executive are:

National Convenor – main AWIS contact, responsible for leading discussion on AWIS activities and assisting regional convenors

Secretary – secondary AWIS contact, responsible for managing incoming mail and drafting minutes of meetings and discussions

Treasurer – responsible for managing AWIS financial activities and records

Membership Secretary – responsible for managing AWIS’ electronic membership database

Editor – manage content for AWIS website and monthly e-newsletter

Regional Convenor – responsible for organising AWIS activities in specified region (Auckland, Wellington, Waikato, Palmerston North, Nelson, Christchurch, Otago)

If you won't be at the AGM simply fill in the nomination form and get it back to by 22 July. You can nominate yourself for more than one position, and members attending the AGM will be asked to vote if more than one nomination is received for a position.

Only current AWIS members are eligible to vote so please check your membership details and renew if you need to. Any problems contact

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM event.

Download reports from the Treasurer and Convenor.