Janet Bandows Koster

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Association for Women in Science
Tapping Professional Associations in STEM
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Janet Bandows Koster is Executive Director and CEO of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). She has over 25 years of experience leading organizations in both the United States and overseas with particular expertise in global gender and workforce issues. In her newest book “Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices,” Bandows Koster addresses the systemic factors leading to the dearth of women in STEM careers. Her work has also appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Forbes, and the Huffington Post. In 2016, Bandows Koster was named one of the 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by INSIGHT into Diversity.