GWIP aims to foster community among women-identified physics graduate students at MIT and provide advice
on career development and navigating daily life as a woman in physics. We share casual meals every
two weeks during the semester in the Margaret Wong Room for Women in Physics (6C-247
Additionally, our faculty advisor, Professor Anna Frebel, leads a series of career development workshops
We also run a mentoring program
for MIT undergraduate women in physics
) and have regular dinner mixers with UWIP. Other outreach activities
include volunteering at Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP
MIT Science on Saturday
, and Splash!
Each semester, GWIP hosts a speaker in the
MIT David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
. There is also a GWIP travel grant
to cover expenses to send students to conferences each year.
We hold joint dinners annually with the Harvard Graduate Women in Physics
. Additionally, we organize several social outings a year, including
apple picking, beach trips, movies, and more!
All members of GWIP contribute to planning and organizing our events. Additional positions are listed below.
- Faculty Advisor: Anna Frebel
- Workshop & Lunch/Dinner Coordinator: Dahlia Klein
- Colloquium Representative: Jasmine Brewer
- Website Administrator: Carina Belvin
- Lunch/Dinner Organizers: Everyone