Finding ‘rising stars’ in EECS
November 18, 2013MIT-hosted conference encourages the top women studying electrical engineering and computer science nationwide to become professors.
‘Lean In’ at MIT
November 5, 2013Institute hosts live broadcast of talk by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who discusses how women can lead in the workplace.
MIT students help middle-school girls SHINE in dance and math
November 1, 2013Senior Kirin Sinha has founded an after-school program to connect seventh-grade girls with MIT female student-mentors.
Empowering women in Afghanistan
August 1, 2013By placing some women in local leadership positions, an innovative development aid program integrates women into civic life, and may have economic benefits.
Emily Wick PhD '51, MIT's first female professor to earn tenure, dies at 91
April 23, 2013Was a pioneer in women's rights on campus and loved sailing.
Leaders for Global Operations alumna shares enthusiasm for engineering
December 14, 2012Mary Anito LGO '12 is a passionate advocate for engineering education and careers for girls and young women.
New lactation room for MIT community members
October 9, 2012MIT now has 15 lactation rooms for nursing mothers.
Women’s impact in clean energy is growing worldwide
October 1, 2012MIT symposium highlights women’s increasing leadership in energy research, industry and government.
DOE, MITEI announce a women in clean energy program for the U.S.
April 26, 2012Announced at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial in London today.
A fight for rights
April 5, 2012In MIT talk, exiled Nobel Prize-winning activist Shirin Ebadi promises a continued ‘fight for full and complete equality’ for Iran’s women.
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.
Celebrating women in public service on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day
March 8, 2011Funding from the MIT Women’s League supports women helping communities around the globe