Janet Bandows Koster

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Association for Women in Science
Bringing More Women Into the Fold in STEM
Friday, April 6, 2018 | 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Janet Bandows Koster, is CEO of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Her newest book “Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce,” addresses systemic factors leading to the dearth of women in STEM careers and its impact on the workforce. A sought-after speaker, she has presented at various conferences around the world including the International Gender Summit, the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, and the UNESCO Women in STEM meeting at the United Nations. Bandows Koster has authored numerous reports related to issues at the nexus of gender and STEM. Her work has appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Forbes, the Journal of International Innovation, and Open Science EU. In 2016, she was named one of the 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by INSIGHT into Diversity.