Welcome to the Association of MIT Alumnae (AMITA) website. We are the
independent, non-profit group dedicated to: promoting alumnae
accomplishments and history, maintaining connections among alumnae, and
supporting women on campus. Join now!
Our Mission (from our ByLaws)
The objectives of AMITA, the Association of MIT Alumnae, shall be
(1) to provide a means for former women students of M.I.T. to
maintain communication with each other and with the Institute, and to
undertake such activities of common interest and purpose as are deemed
appropriate by the membership;
(2) to encourage high standards of achievement among the women students and to advance their general welfare; and
(3) to maintain such relationships with the Institute as will support M.I.T.'s constructive role in our society.
Save the Date! Sunday December 6th: Please join us for AMITA New England's Annual Holiday Party and the Celebration of the 173rd Anniversary of Ellen Swallow Richards' Birthday. 1PM. McCormick Hall.(Brown Living Room) [Details and sign up]
Coming in IAP: Women, Mentoring and Networking on Thursday January 28, 2016.
Check back for information on our events beginning in the fall, and always our Holiday Party in December to celebrate the birthday of Ellen Swallow Richards, our first alumna.
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events Page.
Current News Items
November 7, 2015
Girls Day @ the MIT Museum
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM [Details
October 13, 2015
Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis ’90
named director of MIT Medical [MIT News article
October 14–16, 2015
Read about the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of women in computing (GHC, for short) in “What Can Be Done About Gender Diversity in Computing?: A Lot!”
October 8, 2015
Search for the new leader for the MIT Division of Student Life [Chancellor’s Letter]
October 5, 2015
examines how life and the Earth evolved in tandem during theirearly history together. [MIT News
September 23, 2015
Diana Jue '09
is one of two female entrepreneurs who are making retail a vessel for change in rural India [Virgin article
] [Diana Jue's website
September 22, 2015
Cornelia Bargmann LI '87
co-chairs the advisory commission for the Brain Initiative started by President Obama. Read in the NY Times article
what caused her to think “You dinosaur!”
September 21, 2015
, director of MIT Collaborative Initiatives
, will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame on October 3, 2015. [Boston Globe article
Alumnae elected to the MIT Corporation!
June 4, 2015
MIT Corporation elects new members including these alumnae:
Leslie C. Dewan ’06, PhD ’13
Jean Hammond SM ’86
AMITA extends our congratulations to these alumnae. [MIT News]
Congratulations to Alumnae Award Winners!
September 25-26, 2015
Several alumnae have won institute awards which are detailed here.
Bronze Beaver Award
Theresa M. Stone SM '76
Harold E. Lobdell ’17 Distinguished Service Award
Karen Ho, '94
George B. Morgan ’20 Award
Melody E. Gower, '85
Deborah S. Sharpe, '76
Monday November 2, 2015
Conversation with Megan Greene about the state of the economy. Ms Greene is Chief Economist at John Hancock Financial Services/Manulife Asset Management. [Details]
Monday November 2, 2015
MIT’s First Generation Program invites you to attend its third annual Alumni Dinner. [Details]
Sunday June 5, 2015
Wednesday April 29, 2015
Sunday March 8, 2015
Members may view the recording of this event in the Members Only
Wednesday February 25, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in 32-G401 (Stata Center)
Join AMITA Now!
AMITA members are working toward making MIT a better place for women and connecting alumnae for fun, and maybe even profit! Join now! For more information or to contact our Membership Chair, please email Veena Jayadeva '10