Empowering Women in Science


Dr. Solomon has been recognized as a Fellow of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) for “significant contributions to the mission of AWIS by promoting women in science through scholarship, leadership, education, mentoring, advocacy, or service.” As a founder of the Seattle chapter of AWIS (www.seattleawis.org), she has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles including President, founder and chair of a scholarship program for undergraduate women majoring in science fields, chapter and National AWIS Board member, and mentor to many women and girls interested in science careers. In 2018, the Seattle chapter honored her with an Outstanding Seattle AWIS Member Award.

Dr. Solomon has given presentations on her career path as an environmental biologist at women in science conferences in the U.S., France, and Japan. She is enthusiastic about speaking to groups on the topics of environmental careers, advice from her career, and networking skills for women in science.