October social meetup
Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

October social meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science! Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies. All ages and genders are welcome. You can bring your dog too! Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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Seattle Climate Strike
Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Seattle Climate Strike

We will be participating in the youth-led climate strike events on Friday Sept 20th. Join us at Cal Anderson Park from 9am - 12:30pm for a Climate Fair. We will be presenting an “Ask A Climate Scientist” booth where all ages can come get their questions answered by real scientists who study climate. Then we will march down to City Hall and rally there from 1pm - 3pm. Join us to help carry our banner, and celebrate this global movement! All ages and genders are welcome to join our group at the event.

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September potluck meetup
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

September potluck meetup

This month we will meet up for a potluck! It’s a great time to meet some fellow members, and chat about science and politics in a casual setting. Please bring a dish and/or beverages to share. We will also be making signs for the upcoming Climate Strike events, so if you have sign-making materials to share, bring those too! All genders and all ages are welcome. Feel free to drop by for a few minutes, or stay for the whole event.

The location is the Radford Court Community Room at 6301 65th Ave NE, Seattle 98115. When you arrive, follow signs to the office, and the community room is located next to the office. If you are planning to drive, parking permits are available. Please email us at sea500womensci@gmail.com if you’d like to reserve a permit in advance. Or just ask the organizers for a permit when you arrive.

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Summer quarterly member meeting
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Summer quarterly member meeting

This meeting is open to all members, including prospective members who just want to check out what we're all about.  We will discuss upcoming plans for events, as well as discuss what issues we should work on next.  It's a great time to meet some of your fellow (awesome) women scientists in town, network, and connect.  Find out if you'd like to get more involved in the organization!

Find us in the Snug Room, all the way at the back of the pub. (Note: Venue is 21+ only. If that’s preventing you from attending, please let us know so we can adjust for future meetings.)

We’ll meet quarterly, so if you can’t make this one, save the date for our Autumn meeting on November 12th!

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Science Trivia Night
Jul
31
7:00 PM19:00

Science Trivia Night

Do you like science? Do you like beer? Do you like PRIZES? Join us for Science Trivia Night at Peddler Brewing! Peddler is generously donating a dollar from each pint sold, with proceeds going to 500 Women Scientists and Health Alliance International. We also have prizes from Theo Chocolates, Hyperfizzics, and Cubes Baking.

Teams limited to 8 people. This event is open to everyone, members and non-members alike, all ages, and even dogs too!

https://www.facebook.com/events/355957448398626/

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Ride4SafeStreets
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Ride4SafeStreets

It’s time to act on climate change and make Seattle’s streets safe and accessible for everyone: people of all ages, languages, ethnicities, genders, races, and abilities.

Join us on Sunday, June 16 for this family-friendly (and father-friendly!) event calling on City leadership to act boldly on transportation. We'll meet at Seattle City Hall at 1pm for a fun rally and then bike, walk and roll with hundreds of people down 4th Avenue to Westlake Park, where there will be actions to take as well as music, art, and other activities.

There will be a marching band, public officials, calls to action, and plenty of fun as we urge Seattle leaders to step up. More info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/471410100268488/

https://ride4safestreets.org

If you'd like to go and want to meet up with others from our organization before the rally, you can meet up at 12:30pm in front of the Top Pot on 3rd Ave (between Cherry & Columbia).  Some of us will be wearing flower crowns and/or lab coats, and we encourage you to wear any colorful, fun, or scientific attire you enjoy.

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June Happy Hour Meetup
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

June Happy Hour Meetup

Find out the inside scoop on how 500 Women Scientists is going to leverage the international power of over 20,000 women to push the feminist scientist agenda to make STEM more inclusive. Come meet the leadership team of the local 500WS pod, as well as members of the national 500WS leadership board. This event is open to everyone, members and allies alike. All ages and genders are welcome.

https://www.facebook.com/events/686239831817065/


This venue is child and dog friendly, wheel chair accessible and has gender-less bathrooms. It is within a 10 minute walk from the Capitol Hill light rail system and well connected by bus routes. This venue serves only beer and water, but generally has a food truck on the premises. Light snacks will be provided by the org. It is a loud space that might be challenging for people with sensory sensitivities.

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May Happy Hour Meetup
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

May Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends! (Note: this venue is 21+ only.)

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Spring Member Meeting
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Member Meeting

This meeting is open to all members, including prospective members who just want to check out what we're all about.  We will discuss upcoming plans for events, as well as discuss what issues we should work on next.  It's a great time to meet some of your fellow (awesome) women scientists in town, network, and connect.  Find out if you'd like to get more involved in the organization!

Find us in the Snug Room, all the way at the back of the pub. (Note: Venue is 21+ only. If that’s preventing you from attending, please let us know so we can adjust for future meetings.)

We’ll meet quarterly, so if you can’t make this one, save the date for our Summer meeting on July 9th!

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Beyond the lab: science in politics
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Beyond the lab: science in politics

In collaboration with AWIS we are presenting a panel discussion and networking event titled:  "Beyond the Lab: what it takes to bring a science perspective to politics".  Speakers will include:

Yasmeen Hussain, who holds a PhD in biology and recently completed a AAAS Congressional Fellowship, working in the office of Rep. Bill Foster.

Emily Myers, who is a PhD candidate in Pharmacology and is currently running for Seattle City Council in District 4.

And more special guests to be announced!

Schedule
Wednesday, March 20th

6:00 PM – Networking and Refreshment
6:30 PM – Introductions, Program
7:45 PM – Networking and Dessert

Location
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Please enter through Thomas Building.
*Free Visitor Parking in front of and to the side of Thomas Building and Employee Parking lot off Aloha St. (across from SCCA).

This event is free to attend, and open to the public.  Both members and non-members are welcome, as well as all ages and all genders!

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March Happy Hour
Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

March Happy Hour

Come meet up with us on the south side of Seattle…

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

BeerStar is a cool beer hall with a huge tap list: http://www.beerstarusa.com/whitecenter

Food is also available from Lil Woody’s Burgers and South Side Pizza at the same location. This venue is all ages, and dogs are welcome too!

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2nd Anniversary Party
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

2nd Anniversary Party

Come celebrate two years of advocating for science activism, evidence-based policy making, and awesome women in STEM! Meet us in the loft space inside Optimism to hear about what we’ve accomplished so far, what we plan to do next, and chat over beers about science, careers, and politics. All genders and all ages are welcome, members and allies alike! Venue is dog-friendly too! There will be fun trivia, cake, postcard writing, cake, a photo booth, and…CAKE!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1606312719500850/

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MLK Day March meetup
Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

MLK Day March meetup

The long arc of history bends toward justice not by random chance, but because the people demand it with their souls, their voices and with their bodies.

Join us at the Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition's annual day of events celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The event starts at Garfield High School and features workshops and rallies followed by a march to downtown. Rally begins at 11am in the gymnasium, and the march leaves for downtown at 12:30pm. For pre-rally meetup location details, contact Jodie Katon at jkaton2@yahoo.com . If you can’t come to the rally but want to find us before the march, meet up with us on 23rd Ave directly across the street from Ezell’s Chicken at ~12:30pm.


More about the event: https://www.seattlemlkcoalition.org/

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Labor Unions & #MeToo in STEM
Jan
20
11:30 AM11:30

Labor Unions & #MeToo in STEM

We will present a discussion and workshop focusing on organized labor in STEM fields and highlighting the impact of the #MeToo movement on STEM professionals. Speakers will include leaders from local labor organizations that represent STEM workers, as well as people on the front lines of developing greater protections for women in STEM, who experience rates of workplace sexual harassment second only to those in the military. We will provide guidance on how to navigate through workplace conflicts, and attendees will leave with a toolkit of strategies for dealing with gendered harassment in the workplace. This event is presented as part of “Building Power”, a weekend of community engagement organized by Seattle Womxn Marching Forward, in celebration of the second anniversary of the historic Women’s March protests of 2017. https://www.seattlewomxnmarchingforward.org/anniv-2019/

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Womxn's March meetup
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Womxn's March meetup

The long arc of history bends toward justice not by random chance, but because the people demand it with their souls, their voices and with their bodies.

Help us bring our banner through the 3rd Seattle Womxn's March. We'll be wearing purple, flower crowns, and lab coats or other lab gear (but feel free to wear whatever you like). We'll have pre-march snacks, extra posters and are a dog/kid friendly group!

Meet us in the northwest corner of the ball field (Pine St side of the park). We'll be there by 9AM.

More info on the whole weekend available here:

https://www.seattlewomxnmarchingforward.org/

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Pre-March Meetup and Poster Making
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Pre-March Meetup and Poster Making

Seattle 500 Women Scientists will be joining The Red Door for “Beer Trumps Hate”. We'll be drinking beer to benefit the Queen Anne Helpline, making posters, and getting amped up for one hell of a weekend.

Be sure to RSVP with the Red Door too: https://www.facebook.com/events/124698118469141/
Our FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/226851861440289/

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Winter Member Meeting
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

Winter Member Meeting

This meeting is open to all members, including prospective members who just want to check out what we're all about.  We will discuss upcoming plans for events, as well as discuss what issues we should work on next.  It's a great time to meet some of your fellow (awesome) women scientists in town, network, and connect.  Find out if you'd like to get more involved in the organization!

Find us in the Snug Room, all the way at the back of the pub. (Note: Venue is 21+ only. If that’s preventing you from attending, please let us know so we can adjust for future meetings.)

We’ll meet quarterly, so if you can’t make this one, save the date for our Spring meeting on April 9th!

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December Happy Hour Meetup
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

December Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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November Happy Hour Meetup
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

November Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  (Even dogs too!) Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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GeekGirlCon panel discussion
Oct
27
10:30 AM10:30

GeekGirlCon panel discussion

We will be hosting a panel at GeekGirlCon titled: “From Youth Activists to Kick-Ass Womxn Scientists”. Our members will be joined by representatives from the Seattle Girls’ School to discuss the ways that we engage young activists in science, and the ways that scientists can engage in activism. If you are attending GeekGirlCon, please join us at 10:30am on Saturday October 27th in the Chell Room.

For more information about GeekGirlCon, visit https://geekgirlcon.com/

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Candidate Forum on Public Health
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Candidate Forum on Public Health

  • Lewis and Clark High School Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Washington Science Policy Network invites candidates from the 5th Congressional District to join members of the community and local scientists to a dialogue about how to keep Eastern Washington healthy. We’ll hear about science-informed solutions to problems like the opioid crisis, meeting rural healthcare needs, and mitigating the health impacts of a changing climate. We welcome residents of the district to come to learn about science and hear from your candidates. We’ve invited both candidates for the 5th District race: Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown, and you’ll be hearing from state legislative candidates from both parties.

We look forward to an evening of bipartisan dialogue and civic engagement on issues important to our community: research, public health policy, and support for science.

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Autumn Member Meeting
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

Autumn Member Meeting

This meeting is open to all members, including prospective members who just want to check out what we're all about.  We will discuss upcoming plans for events, as well as discuss what issues we should work on next.  It's a great time to meet some of your fellow (awesome) women scientists in town, network, and connect.  Find out if you'd like to get more involved in the organization!

Find us in the Snug Room, all the way at the back of the pub. (Note: Venue is 21+ only. If that’s preventing you from attending, please let us know so we can adjust for future meetings.)

We’ll meet quarterly, so if you can’t make this one, save the date for our Winter meeting on January 8th!

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Happy Hour Meetup
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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Happy Hour Meetup
Aug
14
5:30 PM17:30

Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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NWIRP Fundraising Dinner
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

NWIRP Fundraising Dinner

Please join us to raise funds for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project!  We stand in solidarity with immigrants and asylum seekers to defend our humanity and #EndFamilySeparation.

Your $150 donation includes a complete night of delicious food, wine, and solidarity.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Malou Chávez (deputy director of NWIRP)
Jessica Goldman (pro bono lawyer for NWIRP)
Lily Fowler (reporter for Crosscut)
Susan Schulkin (faith community leader)
AND Tae Phoenix, activist and artist, for a short musical set.

Seats are limited and advance reservations are required.  Tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/northwest-immigrant-rights-project-fundraising-dinner-tickets-47488266684

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Happy Hour Meetup
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour Meetup

This is a great opportunity to meet up with some awesome women of science!  Current members can join us, as well as prospective members and allies.  All ages and genders are welcome.  Kick back and chat science, careers, and politics over drinks and snacks with some new friends!

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Families Belong Together
Jun
30
10:45 AM10:45

Families Belong Together

Join us at this rally to support immigrants' rights!  We will be at the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac in solidarity with the immigrants who are detained there, and in protest of the human rights abuses related to immigration policies.  If you'd like to meet up with us, you can find us at the Angle Lake light rail station at 10:45am.  The detention center is located right next to the station, so light rail is a great way to get there.  All ages and genders are welcome!

Main event page here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1805746032846977/

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Women’s Health: The intersection of research, policy, and practice
Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

Women’s Health: The intersection of research, policy, and practice

This event is jointly organized and hosted by the Academy Health Gender and Health Interest Group and the Seattle Pod of 500 Women Scientists.  Come meet researchers, policy makers, and clinicians and learn about how scientific research in this area is used to inform policy and practice. 

Speakers:

Dr. Julia Kohn, PhD, MPA, National Director of Research for Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Vandana Slatter, PharmD, MPA, Washington State Congresswoman

The program will also include opportunities to mingle, network, and learn from experts in a variety of women's health topics!

RSVP to reserve your spot here on Eventbrite.

Time and Location:

Monday June 25, 2018

Doors open 6:30pm, Program starts 7pm

Elysian Brewery

1221 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

Elysian Brewery is a short walk or ride from the Convention Center and has food and drink available for purchase

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Jun
12
5:30 PM17:30

Happy Hour Member Meet-up

  • Otter Bar & Burger (in the Pilots Room) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and join us for our summertime member meet-up happy hour. A chance to meet and drink with other local STEM and social science professionals in the area.

Tuesday, June 12th

5:30-7:00pm

The Pilots Room at Otter Bar and Burger

Located at 2379 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102

If you want to stay on and keep socializing after 7pm, you can join other bar patrons for their weekly trivia night (starts at 7:00 pm).

RSVP to reserve your spot here on Eventbrite.

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