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Grace Hopper Celebration: a place of our own

June 16, 2022

MEng student Jeanne Harabedian found her place at the legendary conference for women in STEM.

$7 Million Gift from the Shiv Nadar Foundation Bolsters Undergraduate Research and Women in EECS

December 6, 2021

The gift will help establish the Vamasundari Devi Fellowship Fund to provide financial support to graduate students and will support the SuperUROP program, which provides undergraduates with two-semester research opportunities.

EECS Graduate Women’s Annual Research Summit Increases Research Visibility and Strengthens Community

November 30, 2021

Summit features the latest research of women and other underrepresented genders in MIT EECS, along with an opportunity to network, share experiences, and learn.

Women’s Technology Program 2021: the sweet sound of success

October 25, 2021

The Women’s Technology Program (WTP), now in its 19th year, brings high school students with little to no engineering and computer science experience to Cambridge every summer for an immersive, four-week exploration of all things engineering. But in the summer of 2021, the unprecedented public health challenge of COVID forced the staff of the summer program to reimagine WTP—labs, hands-on classes, team-based projects, and all—as an exclusively online offering.

3 Questions: Maaya Prasad and Kathleen Esfahany on Vision, Perception, and the Poetry of Science

October 19, 2021

EECS students Kathleen Esfahany and Maaya Prasad have been featured in the prominent “Poetry of Science” exhibits.

Thriving Stars: a new initiative to improve gender representation in EECS

October 13, 2021

MIT EECS unveils a new effort designed to encourage and support women on their journey to–and through–graduate study in computing and information technologies.

Aziza Almanakly and Belinda Li, two EECS graduate students, smile at the camera

Aziza Almanakly, Belinda Li Selected to Receive Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowship for Women

July 27, 2021

The rigorous selection process for this prestigious fellowship took into account the two students’ outstanding track record of scientific achievement and inquiry, as well as their contributions to the STEM community.