Open Chairperson Positions

Want to get more out of your AWIS membership?

Want to help build a sustainable chapter and help plan fun, informative, and well-attended events?

Want to acquire leadership experience and build your network?

Apply for an AWIS-Chicago Chairperson position!

We are currently looking for a Fundraising Chair to help AWIS-Chicago soar to new heights:

Fundraising Chair – Establishes Chapter or event sponsorships, donations, giveaways, etc. to secure the financial sustainability of the Chapter. This will likely be achieved by developing and cultivating relationships with public and private sector representatives in the Chicagoland area. Fundraising experience preferred.

The Chairperson will be expected to communicate regularly with the Executive Board and participate in monthly Board Meetings via teleconference when appropriate

If you’re interested, send an e-mail to with the following information:

1. Name and place/position where you work

2. Position that you are applying for

3. A 3-5 sentence write-up on your background and why you are applying for this position.

4. The first three things you would do in your position once you take office


2017 AWIS-Chicago Innovator:
Ramille Shah, Ph.D
Northwestern University

2017 AWIS-Chicago Motivator:
Jini Ramprakash, MBA, M.Sc.
Argonne National Laboratory