The Weizmann women in chemistry (WWIC) is a student forum for women in all stages of their scientific career in the department of chemistry. Our goal is to promote, encourage and expand the horizons of women in pursuit of professional careers in science, by building a supportive community and providing a variety of programs.
Our monthly-base meetings include:
- Professional development workshops – provide practical tools and develop leadership skills, confidence and management skills.
- Inspiring talks from leading speakers (both women and men) about topics such as work-life balance and personal stories.
- Providing a platform for open dialog on selected topics.
- Recreational activities.
To check out our upcoming and past events go to the event section.
For more information on our programs and to subscribe to our mailing list, contact one of the board members.
Starting a new year
The Weizmann Women in Chemistry Forum is pleased to invite you to the upcoming event “Starting a new year”! We will start with a Festive Lunch and then tell you all about what we are planning for the forum in the upcoming year and what does the forum has to offeryou, and more… Also, we will hear about Advancing Women in Science from our special guest: Prof. Lia Addadi! Looking forward to seeing you there and Happy Election day!
The imposter syndrome- Is it just me?
To be announced
Self-motivation and PI-student relationship
The Weizmann Women Forum of Chemistry is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop on “Self-motivation and PI-student relationship” with Prof. Maya Schuldiner. This meeting involves a peer discussion about challenges and motivation-loss during graduate school. Moreover, we will learn how to improve communication with your advisor or PI. Light refreshments willbe served. Looking forward to seeing you there and happy upcoming International Women`s day.
Worrying about an upcoming deadline? want to be more efficient? The chemistry women forum invites you to join the Mindfulness workshop given by Orit Raam from the mindfulness Israel center. In this session, we decided to focus on the trinity of body-spirit-soul. We all feel stressed and worn out sometimes; deadlinesloom ahead and sometimes we forget to stop and breathe. So join us to discover new techniques to improve our well-being and to incorporate them in our daily life.
4 Ways to get what you want
Ever feel your ideas are not being heard? Often we think we express ourselves clearly to those around us. But the reality is – we don’t. In this presentation you will: By Marisa Sarfatti, Speak easy facilitators, business communication specialist 4 Ways to get what you want •Understand your style of communication and other people’sdiverse styles •Learn to tailor your approach for different colleagues and speak to their specific needs •Get tools and tips for building valuable relationships within your research group, with your PI, and with external collaborators For improved Value: download your personalized communications ‘taster profile’!https://splash.luminalearning.com/or download the app from Google Play or App Store – Lumina Splash (Lumina Learning). 1. Please write your name 2. Click on the box ‘I am experiencing speed reading’ & write under Name of Practitioner ‘Marisa Sarfatti’
"Facing the challenges of graduate school" Kick-off meeting
Introduction meeting of the chemistry women forum, presenting aims and goals of the forum as well as an overview for the upcoming year. Workshop with Prof. Uri Alon on "Facing the challenges of graduate school"– in this workshop, we will discuss the potential challenges of graduate school and how to overcomethem efficiently.