|The AWIS Scholarship Program|
The Scholarship Program strives to encourage and reward aspiring women
For information on corporate or personal donations to the AWIS San Diego scholarship fund, please contact the Corporate Sponsorship Committee.
AWIS National also offers scholarships through its Educational Foundation? You may apply for both AWIS San Diego and AWIS Educational Foundation Scholarship Programs.
AWIS San Diego and AWIS Educational Foundation Scholarship Programs are not associated.
Member-at-large and 2013 WIST co-chair
Grace Nakayama, Ph.D. has over 12 years R&D experience in the life sciences industry. Currently, she is managing two oncology programs in clinical development stages as a Program Manager at Biogen Idec. Previously, she led and contributed to early stage drug discovery projects as a Senior Principal Scientist at Pfizer La Jolla.Read more...
Laura received her B.S. from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, in 1999, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from UC San Diego in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in 2005.Read more...
Member at Large
Diane has been a member of AWIS San Diego chapter and involved in outreach since 2002. She is also active in outreach events through Biocom. Diane graduated from Widener University in 1990 with a B.S. in biology, then went on to the University of Michigan where she earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology studying gene regulation in E. coli.Read more...