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Stay connected with WSS social medias and website for more upcoming information and what we have planned this fall! Please don't hesitate to reach out to any of our executive board members. We are here to help and welcome you to our organization!

Upcoming Events

Please join WSS for our next GBM on 3/12, and bring a friend for an extra point!

​GBMs are held biweekly on Tuesdays from 5-6pm in the Mata'yuum Suite, located in the Student Union!

Faculty Networking Event

Looking for an opportunity to join a resarch lab? Sign up for our Spring FNE on 3/28 from 5-6pm in Templo Mayor! RSVP here by 3/12 and make sure to wear business casual attire. 

Donation Drive

If you're in need of volunteering hours or the points to remain an active member, participate in our donation drive to Border Angels! Bring new clothes and hygiene products for migrants and refugees (contact wssoutreach.sdsu@gmail.com for more information)

About Us

- Mission Statement -

       Here at the Women in Science Society- San Diego State University, we are committed to establishing an environment of motivation and mutual support among collegiate women pursuing their undergraduate degree in the sciences by providing networking, service and leadership opportunities for our members.

What We Do

Peer Mentor
Program

Academic/
Professional
Events

Workshops, Q & A Panels,

Faculty and Industry Networking Events,

Study Sessions, volunteer opportunities, etc

Social
Events

Movie nights, ice cream/pizza socials, dances, etc

Monthly
Opportunities

Shadowing
Professionals

General Body
Meetings

Every other Tuesday at 5:00pm in West Commons 230

Hand-picked workshops, volunteer, and scholarship opportunities sent out via email to members at the 1st of every month

A mentor/mentee program set up between WSS members with similar major and/or career goals

Setting up shadowing/mentoring programs with professions in various scientific fields

How To Join Spring 2024

Step 1) Fill out the "All About Me Form" 

              This gives us your  - contact information

                                              - lets us know more about you and what the club can do for you 

                                              - tells us what times work best for you for events and meetings

                                              - lets us know what you want from the club!

 

Step 2) Pay $25 dues via Venmo to our Treasurer, @ocamporach by February 27, 2024

               Label your payment as "[Full name] WSS Semester Dues"

 

**We accept members throughout the entire semester however, if you pay after the date listed above there is a $5 late fee. Paid dues gives you access to the GroupMe, Google Drive, and merchandise! Membership dues are used to enhance your experience as a WSS member. These funds go directly into paying for raffles, events, faculty networking, merchandise, and more! 

***If you have financial strains there are payment plans available and you may email wsssdsu.treasurer@gmail.com for more details

How To Be An Active Member

What does being an active mean anyway?

Obtain a total of 10 points!

Point System:

 

3 points for attending a academic/professional event

2 points for attending a general body meeting

2 point for attending a social event

*Other point opportunities are given throughout the semester such as volunteering events, social media engagement, and contributing to the google drive. 

*The point system helps us make decisions with applications to leadership opportunities, special programs, and exclusive events!
*Points reset each semester.

Used as tie breakers when there is limited space for special opportunities and leadership positions.

Stay Connected

Email List   Fill out the All About Me Form or email wss.sdsu.secretary@gmail.com

 

GroupMe   We will add you as soon as you are moved to our "paid dues" list

Follow us!  Instagram @wss.sdsu   

                         Tik Tok @wss.sdsu 

                         Twitter @wss_sdsu

               Remind text "@sdsuwss" to 81010

Membership Perks

Our Events

  •            Academic/Professional

-Workshops, Q&A panels, faculty networking, etc.

  • Social

-Study breaks, movie nights, DIY projects, etc.

Programs such as “Peer Mentor Program” & “Faculty Networking”

Monthly/Special Opportunities

  • Hand picked workshops, volunteer and scholarship opportunities sent out on the 1st of every month

Access to our Google Drive

          Includes:

  •            teacher advice (like ratemyprofessor)

  •            study guides

  •            other study materials specifically for STEM classes at State

  •            monthly opportunities (volunteer opportunities, workshops, and scholarships specifically picked for members)

Merchandise 

  •             t-shirts/crew necks

  •   tote bags

  •             stickers/pins

  •             cords for seniors who are active members

Discount on each of San Diego Chemistry Tutor

Review Sessions

  •               $10 discount on any of the San Diego chemistry tutor review   sessions that you attend

  •               Click here for the link to The San Diego chemistry tutor website

Access to our Membership Page & GroupMe

          Includes:

  •             Volunteer opportunities, professional and academic links, past guest speaker videos, and much more!

  •             Private GroupMe for our club where we share information about events and members can ask questions about the STEM field, classes, sell textbooks and much more!

Raffles & Prizes!

  •             Local & nonlocal eateries, clothing, and accessories from a variety of small women-owned and big-name brand businesses raffled off at events!

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