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
- supporting women on campus
Join now! [Mission and ByLaws details]
AMITA New England Events
We are planning more events, so please check back.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Maximize Your Tax Advantaged Savings (formerly Retirement Savings Vehicles) This event will feature a panel of financial professionals who will discuss the ins and outs of various retirement plan strategies. Networking and refreshments at 6:30PM; panel discussion starts at 7PM.
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: E51-395
[Details and RSVP]
Saturday June 4, 2016
AMITA Annual Meeting Speaker Announced!
We are delighted to have Chris Bourg
speak about the future of libraries, drawing on her own vision and on the work of the Future of Libraries task force. [Director, MIT Libraries
] [her Feral Librarian blog
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Student Center
[Details and RSVP
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events Page.
Current News Items
February 23, 2016
MIT Alumnae Win Presidential Early Career Awards
Those women from MIT who were honored were (left to right):
Kay M. Tye ’03, assistant professor and the Whitehead Professorship Chair in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Rebecca Dodder PhD '06 Engineering Systems Division
Kristen Wendell SM '05 Aeronautics & Astronautics
[MIT Energy Initiative article]
March 21, 2016
Stephanie Pollack ’82
named secretary of transportation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [Slice of MIT article
February 4, 2016
The path from academia to industry shouldn’t be a one-way street, according to UW research that explores “on-ramping” strategies to widen the pool of women faculty in STEM. [UW article
December 23, 2015
Alumna Shirley Jackson, '68, '73
wins nation’s highest honor in science and technology [MIT News article
December 18, 2015
Professors Angela Belcher '93
and Sangeeta Bhatia '97
were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors [MIT News article
December 18, 2015
MIT students displayed sustainable fashion designs at the fifth MIT Trashion Show
. [MIT News article
November 7, 2015
Girls Day @ the MIT Museum
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM [Details
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
For a list of past events, go to Events page and choose Filter = Archive
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