Founded April 11, 1893       

To bring together for their encouragement and improvement, women interested in scientific study.

Members

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Today's club reaches out to all seeking to support each other in their curiosity and knowledge in all fields of science whether sociology physics, biology or computers.


All members are explorers of science irrespective of their occupations whether wives, mothers, artists, teachers or scientists 

Purpose & Goals

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Members write and share papers on any scientific subject of personal interest in a thorough and scholarly or logical manner. 


​The challenge, pride and depth of understanding that comes from sharing such presentations cannot be overstated.

History

"εις to φως" - Greek for "towards the light"

From its early roots over 100 years ago in the woman's suffrage movement, Eistophos has attracted those interested in science, encouraging them to expand and grow.

Starting  with its member's papers being published in the proceedings of the Chicago Worlds Fair, it was initially an auxilliary of the National Science Club but by 1893 it broke off calling itself Eistophos Science Club of Washington DC.

Our members actively reach within themselves to under-stand scientific topics of personal interest to present to others.


In 1895, before the Wright brothers flight, Mrs. Oldman presented "Aerial Navigation. In 1974, Mrs. Dryden presented "Skylab". And in 2009, microbiologist Diana Hudson-Taylor presented "String Theory -Tying Everything Together".



Information about Eistophos can be found in the Washington DC Public Library's Washingtonianna Collection, the Martin Luther King Jr. Library, and the Library of Congress.

MEETINGS

1pm second Friday of the month 

Oct-May at member's homes (TBD)


AGENDA

  • Business Minutes
  • Current Science Articles
  • Presentation of Papers w/Q&A
  • Formal Tea & Socializing


01/10/2019

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01/10/2019

1)  Catherine McGill Crooks  19th Century Botanist


2) hard rocks

12/13/1019

meeting called to order

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12/13/1019

1) Vic Levi -  Bees



meeting called to order

1/10/2020

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1/10/2020

Eistophos Minutes

January 10, 2020


Liane Rosenblatt opened the meeting at 6201 Winnebago Road, Bethesda, MD, by welcoming everyone, including ...

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2/14/2020

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2/14/2020

Eistophos  Meeting  Minutes  February  14,  2020


Attending  members:    Liane  Rosenblatt,  Brenda  Jacobson,  Pam  Mason,  Donna  DiPaolo,  ...

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3/13/2020

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3/13/2020

1) Phil Grant -

Evolution in Your Back  Yard

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