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.
Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (APS CUWiP)The three-day regional conferences for undergraduate physics majors will be held January 15 - 17, 2016 at nine sites.
Opportunities at APS Meetings
Professional Skills Development Workshops
These workshops provide women physicists with professional training in effective negotiation and communication skills, as well as a special opportunity for networking.
Apply to Participate at the March Meeting
Small grants up to $400 available for meeting attendees who are bringing small children to a meeting or who incur extra expenses in leaving their children at home.
Apply for March and April Grants
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 Fall 2015 Issue
Professional Skills Seminars for Students and Postdocs
New program teaches communication and negotiation skills
This seminar is a highly interactive experience designed to empower individuals to thrive in physics.
- 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.
Site Visit Information
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