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!
Check back for information on our events beginning in September, 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
Alumna Megan Smith '86, SM '88 gives MIT Commencement address. It's Mind, Hand...and Heart
[MIT News Article]
5/24/2015 Alicia (Larde) Nash '55
and husband John Nash (‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician) killed in car crash [PBS story of Alicia
] [2009 Slice of MIT article
Dava Newman AA '89
Begins Work as NASA's Deputy Administrator [PRNewsWire
WBUR talks with Noramay Cadena '03
about encouraging Latinas to pursue STEM careers. [WBUR Article
Michelle K. Lee ’88, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and the Director of the United States Patent Office (USPTO) writes in her blog about Recognizing Women in Science and Technology.
Kathryn Miller-Jensen CH '06 receives 2015 NSF CAREER Award [Yale news item]
Alumnae elected to the MIT Corporation!
On June 5, 2014, the MIT Corporation elected 11 term members, with terms of five or two years including these alumnae:
Ilene Gordon '75, SM '76
Samantha F. O'Keefe '09, SM '12
Theresa M. Stone SM '76
AMITA extends our congratulations to these alumnae. [Election details on MIT News
Congratulations to AMITA award winners!
Several alumnae have won institute awards which are detailed here
We are especially proud of Dorothy Curtis
who is our newly elected AMITA president as well as Sandy Yulke
who was a past AMITA president.
Bronze Beaver Award
Sandra Gay Yulke ’74, SM ’77
Henry B. Kane ’24 Award
Michelle M. Aquing ’08
Harold E. Lobdell ’17 Distinguished Service Award
Alice E. Campbell ’78, SM ’79
Dorothy W. Curtis ’73
Charlene C. Kabcenell ’79
George B. Morgan ’20 Award
Noelle M. Merritt ’85
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)
Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Ellen Swallow Richard's Birthday Party
1:00-3:30pm in McCormick Hall at MIT
Sunday, November 09, 2014
Challenging Technical Privilege: How Race and Gender Matter
2:00-5:00pm in 32-D463 (Star)
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
Job Offer Negotiation Strategies
6:30-9:00pm in E51-335 at MIT
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