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ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN SURGEONS FOUNDATION
The AWS Foundation is dedicated to sponsoring activities that advance women’s careers in surgery and address gender disparities worldwide.
To provide opportunities for the educational and professional growth of women in surgery.
The AWS Foundation was founded in 1994 in order to fund fellowships, research awards and scholarships that advance the careers of women surgeons as well as to recognize those individuals who are supportive of the AWS mission.
"Women begin their careers with fewer resources and receive significantly lower salaries than their male counterparts. Women, particularly minority women, are more vulnerable to discrimination, both explicit and implicit. I donate to AWSF in order to support the programs that address these disparities through our travel grants and visiting professor programs that advance the careers and professional development of women surgeons not just in the USA but also around the world."
NEW! - Donate to AWSF For the Chance to Win a Peloton Bike
AWS Foundation is raffling off a brand new Peloton bike! Thanks to the generosity of AWS Immediate Past President, Dr. Sareh Parangi and her husband Dr. Aria Olumi, one lucky donor will win a Peloton Essentials Package, which includes a bike, accessories, and delivery (monthly membership subscription not included).
To be entered into the drawing, make a new tax-deductible donation of $100 or more to any AWS Foundation fund, starting now through Tuesday, September 1.
You will receive one raffle entry for each donation of $100 or more.
“With the generous support you provided, I was able attend the ATLS Instructor course in Melbourne, successfully complete the ATLS instructor course, and am now recognized as Instructor Candidate. We have just finished translating the tenth edition of the ATLS student manual into Mongolian and are planning Instructor and Provider courses in September. With the certificate and the experience I gained from this course, I will be able to help other Instructors in Mongolia and teach many physicians and residents throughout Mongolia. Thank you very much for your support and all your help.”
Annual AWSF Awards
The AWS Foundation has a variety of awards and career development opportunities that are presented on an annual basis:
“I write to convey my deep gratitude for the travel grant. My people back home are very proud of it, me being the only doctor in the family. Please share the pictures that you may have of you presenting it to me to show them back home. Thank you again.”
Learn about supporting the AWSF
Read about how the Association of Women Surgeons Foundation is supporting female physician led surgical research and recent educational programs that the AWSF has sponsored to advance the careers of women in surgery and donate today.