Do you know Tableau? (Oct. 24)

Or do you just think you know Tableau? Experts and novices alike are invited to learn all about the free data visualization software from Science’s interactive graphics developer, Jia You, at our October HOW. Bring nothing but your laptops and your braintops, and Jia You (proud mother of stunning interactives like eggs and elemental haiku) will walk you through the… Read More

Halloween Happy Hour (Oct. 25)

Train yourself for Halloween drinking at the DCSWA Halloween Happy Hour! HHH will go down in a dark scary location on U-Street filled with horrendous drink promotions. Science conversations will be strictly policed to ensure they stick to topics like gory biology, archaeological remains, and other suitable topics. Costumes not required but DCSWA president Lauren Lipuma will… Read More


The D.C. Science Writers Association is a group of journalists, public information officers and communications professionals who cover breaking research, science and technology. Our events bring together science writers for socializing, networking, science-based tours and events, and professional development workshops. The DC Science Writers Association is dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, national origin, or religion. DCSWA does not tolerate harassment of members in any form.