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Visit Mentors' Round Table to read our interviews of women in the fields of science and health. These are women of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, brought to the table to answer your questions about everything from work-life balance to financial management. Read on, be inspired, and leave them (and us!) a comment!

Newest Interviews: Ecologist, MD Student 1 (2nd year) , MD Student 2 (2nd year)  , Optometry Student and Speech Pathologist

Check back soon! More to come!

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Welcome to the Jewish Alliance for Women in Science website!

This is the place to learn more about science, math and health related careers. Our site features career information pages, useful links, a personal Mentoring program and more!



March 2016

Leadership positions available! We are seeking help to maintain our website and other administrative tasks. Email us today at [email protected] to find out how you can become a part of the JAWS organization!


March 2015

March 23rd: Google doodle in honor of Emmy Noether's 133rd birthday. Read coverage by Vox and The Washington Post. Read the JAWS Emmy Noether biography here!

February 2015

The amazing story of the Jewish professor who discovered a treatment for Alzheimer's. Meet our February Woman of the MonthDr. Marta Weinstock-RosinVisit our Woman of the Month series for previous biographies!

January 2015

New Year? New member! Join JAWS today!

December 2014

In memoriam of Judith Edelman, a firebrand Architect in a male-dominated field. Visit our Woman of the Month series for more biographies!

November 2014

UPCOMING EVENT: Join JLIC at Brooklyn College on November 13th at 8:30pm for dinner with Dr. Ari Steiner (radiologist) and Dr. Anne Steiner (ophthalmologist) as they discuss balancing medical school, career, family, Shabbos, Halacha and life. For more details visit our General Events.

New link! BestColleges.com has compiled a list of College Scholarships and Resources for Women. See the Links page for our complete list of funding resources.

October 2014

New Article! In Conversation with Ada Yonath by Dr. Renee Beale. A conversation with 2009 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry about her upbringing in Israel and how it set her up for a life in science. To learn more about Dr. Yonath, click here. [For a list of our other articles, visit General News and Articles.]

September 2014

Wishing all our members a Shana Tova!

Female Jewish Doctors practicing in Medieval Europe? Read more about it! My Daughter, The Doctor by Libi Astaire. [For a list of our other articles, visit General News and Articles.] 

August 2014

In honor of our 5th year anniversary we have created a Facebook page "Jewish Alliance for Women in Science." Show your support by liking our page and keep up with the latest JAWS news!

July 2014

Followup article on Ezras Nashim by The Times of Israel. Ezras Nashim is the first Female Orthodox volunteer EMT service and will be servicing Brooklyn, NY.

June 2014

Ezras Nashim is a new Orthodox Women's EMT Corps launching in Brooklyn, NY. Many volunteer opportunities are available! Read news coverage here 1, 2.

May 2014

May 20th event at NYU School of Medicine: Women In Cardiology: A panel discussion for all female medical students, residents, and fellows in training exploring a career in cardiology.

April 2014

A compilation of Jewish Women in Science, by  Pnina G. Abir-Am PhD, Historian of 20th Century Science. Visit our own Woman of the Month series for more biographies!

March 2014

March is National Women's History Month! This year?s theme is Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment.

February 2014

This month we highlight the blog Mothers in Medicine. We recommend it for its wit, wisdom and simply good reads! 

January 2014

Ring in January by becoming a JAWS member today!