MEREDITH GIBSON: Chief Executive Officer Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

Meredith Gibson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Meredith Gibson is an accomplished nonprofit leader with 20+ years of progressive expertise helping build, grow, and scale philanthropic organizations to achieve financial sustainability and maximize social impact.

Meredith Gibson is recognized through career for success “raising the bar” on performance and productivity, creating sound operational policies/procedures, and building work cultures characterized by high levels of engagement, tolerance, and commitment.

 Skilled in database administration and the collection of metrics to support critical strategic decisions. History of partnering effectively with Boards and Senior Executive Teams, as well as managing relationships with external donors, advocates, and corporate sponsors. A collaborative, team-focused work style that includes a natural talent for solving problems and fostering the consensus, buy-in, and sponsorship needed to drive positive change.

Founded in 1971, AWIS is the leading organization dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. AWIS membership is open to any individual who supports the vision and mission of AWIS.

With a 50-year history of championing women in science and over 30 grassroots chapters, AWIS offers opportunities for professional development, recognition, and networking with members, allies and supporters worldwide. AWIS has helped guide Congress, the United Nations, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, institutions and other professional organizations on decisions and best practices to achieve gender diversity and positive system transformation in STEM.