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 Dates!
Wednesday March 8, 2017: Please join AMITA in celebrating International Women's Day: our speaker will be Andrea Silbert. Details and registration coming soon!
Thursday, February 9, 2017 POSTPONED due to weather
Investing in Sustainable Businesses [Details]
Monday, January 30, 2017
Women Mentoring and Networking in the Bush Room [Details and Registration]
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events
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]
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
Sunday, December 4th, 2016
Join us for our annual Holiday Party and celebration of the birthday of Ellen Swallow Richards 1873. [Details]
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
The MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis '90 will be speaking on the Zika virus and other women's health issues. [Details]
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