Women in Physics
Through the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP), APS is committed to encouraging the recruitment, retention, and career development of women physicists at all levels.
APS CUWiP: Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics
Three-day regional conferences held for undergraduate physics majors. The 2016 conferences will be held January 15 - 17, 2016 at nine sites.
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 award to recognize outstanding achievements by early career women physicists and provides opportunities for them to present these achievements through public lectures.
A newsletter with committee activities, book reviews, statistical reports, and articles on programs designed to increase the participation of women and minorities in science.
Read the Spring 2015 Issue
- Statistics on Women in Physics
- Join Women Speakers List
- Roster of Women & Minorities
- Committee on the Status of Women in Physics
Woman Physicist of the Month
Each month, CSWP recognizes a female physicist who is making an impact in the physics community.
More about the program
Connect with Women Physicists
Improving the Climate for Women
This program helps physics departments and research facilities warm the "chilly climate" that women in physics often experience.
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Is Your Graduate Department Female Friendly?
A collection of responses to a series of questions about graduate programs in physics to help assess the climate for women at various graduate schools.
Assessing Graduate Programs