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
Save the Date! Tuesday, November 1st
The MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis '90 will be speaking on the Zika virus and other women's health issues.
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events Page.
Alumnae elected to the MIT Corporation!
June 2, 2016
Among the 10 term members elected by the MIT Corporation are these alumnae:
Carmen M. Thain ’78 (second term)
Songyee Yoon PhD ’00
The two life members elected are both alumnae:
Theresa M. Stone SM ’76
Megan J. Smith ’86, SM ’88
AMITA extends our congratulations to these alumnae. [MIT News]
Current News Items
May 10, 2016
MIT Senior Academic Award
At the MIT Awards Convocation, the AMITA Senior Academic Award was presented to Ava Soleimany, EECS, '16. Pictured Ava Soleimany and Dorothy Curtis, AMITA President. [Convocation photo]
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]
Congratulations to Alumnae Award Winners!
September 23-24, 2016
Several alumnae have won institute awards which are detailed here.
Henry B. Kane ’24 Award
Inge Gedo ’85
Harold E. Lobdell ’17 Distinguished Service Award
Mary T. (Teri) Centner ’89
Cristina Dolan SM ’94
Margaret L. A. MacVicar ’65, ScD ’67 Award Recipients
Bridget C. Brett ’06, SM ’08
Elaine J. Harris ’78
Kathreen E. Thome ’09
Vandita M. Wilson ’90
George B. Morgan ’20 Award
Hope M. Barrett ’98
Eleanore G. Klepser ’66
Anna E. Lee ’97
Christina Suk Fun Poon ’88
Tanya E. Segel ’84
Mary F. Tong ’90, SM ’91
Wednesday June 29, 2016
You are invited to hack the nonprofit Gique started by Danielle Olson ’14. Gique is a Boston nonprofit whose aim is to inspire and educate youth in science, technology, engineering, art, & math (STEAM). Join her on Wednesday, June 29 at 4pm ET for a live hangout from MITAA headquarters. [Details and Registration]
Saturday June 4, 2016
AMITA Annual Meeting
We were 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
Annual meeting slides and audio of the meeting will be accessible in the Members Only area.
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
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