Janet has been at the helm of AWIS since July 2006. She has over 25 years of experience leading organizations in both the United States and overseas with particular expertise in global gender and workforce issues. In addition to her newest book “Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices,” which addresses work/life integration and satisfaction issues faced by those in STEM careers, Janet has authored numerous reports and presented at professional meetings about STEM-related issues.
Janet is principal investigator and co-principal investigator on several federal grants including AWARDS (Advancing Ways of Awarding Recognition in Disciplinary Societies), which partners with 20 disciplinary societies to increase women’s contribution to the research enterprise. She holds degrees in international relations as well as an MBA. She is a Certified Association Executive, a member of the American Society of Association Executives and the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives.