Press Release Archive

Review our big announces, past successes, and important events in the Women in Standards press release archive.

Press Releases

2020Dec22 – Degrees and Certifications an Earned Reflection of AccomplishmentPDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020Nov10 – Women in Standards Announces Chantal Guay, ing. P.Eng. FCAE, CEO, SCC as Keynote for the 2021 Annual DinnerPDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 Nov 03 – Women in Standards Presents Survey at UNECE Gender Responsive Standards Initiative MeetingPDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 Oct 13 – Women in Standards Signs MOU with SES PDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 Oct 06 – Announcing Brian Meincke as Women in Standards Board of Director – PDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 July 28 – Announcing Publication of 2020 Survey – Inclusion in Standards – PDFDownload WORDDownload

2020 July 15 – Announcing Karin Athanas, Executive Officer and Board President of Women in Standards to present at 69th Annual SES Conference – PDFDownlard WORDDownload

2020 July 09 – Announcing Veronica A. Lancaster as Women in Standards Board of Director – PDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 June 07 – Women in Standards Approved as a 501(c)3 Nonprofit – PDFDownload WORDDownload

2020 April 16 – Announcing Call for Board Nominations – PDFDownloadWORDDownload

2020 March 16 – Announcing Dr. Kate DeVarney as Women in Standards Board of Director – PDFDownload – WORDDownload

2020 March 01 – Announcing Amy Lestition Burke as Women in Standards Board of Director – PDFDownload – WORDDownload

2020 January 06 – Women in Standards Website Launch – PDFDownload – WORDDownload

Past Events


Introducing IFAN to Women in Standards

IFAN, the International Standards Users Network, is an independent, non-profit-making international association…more here




Working as a Female Technical Officer in an International Standards Development Organization – by Marianna Kramarikova, Technical Officer at IEC.

Marianna Kramarikova joined the International Electrotechnical Commission in 2020…more here

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Celebrating World Standards Day 2020

Protecting the planet with standards…more here

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Happy 2020 4th of July

This July 4th, the Women in Standards wishes all of our members a happy and safe holiday celebration. Watch the video … more here

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2020 March Women in Standards Happy Hour

The first 2020 Women in Standards Happy Hour was held on March 5, 2020 and was attended by members and non-members to connect and catch up…more here

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Women in Standards at the 2020 SES Conference

In August 2020, the Society for Standards Professional, SES, held their 2020 annual conference. Women in Standards celebrated with our fellow standards industry friends and family at the 69th annual conference which was held virtually due to travel restrictions…more here

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2020 January Women in Standards Annual Dinner

he 2020 Women in Standards Dinner was held on January 23, 2020 and was attended by members from government, industry, and standards development bodies…more here

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Women in Standards at ICPHSO 2020

In February 2020 Karin Athanas, Women in Standards Executive Officer, attended the 2020 International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) conference in Orlando, Florida…more here

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Meeting of the OSAC FSSB – By Karin Athanas, Executive Officer at Women in Standards

On 5-6 February 2020, the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB) met for two days…more here

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