Welcome!

Welcome to the Association of MIT Alumnae (AMITA) website. We are the independent, non-profit group dedicated to:

  • Promoting connections among alumnae and the Institute; hosting activities that facilitate these connections
  • Supporting women on campus and encouraging their high achievement
  • Maintaining relationships with the Institute that support MIT's constructive role in society

 [Brochure] [Mission and ByLaws] [Join Now]


AMITA New England Events

Sunday, June 10, 2018 AMITA Annual Meeting

Please join us on Sunday, June 10th, at 1pm for the AMITA Annual Meeting. Professor Daniele Lantagne, '96, of Tufts University will join us as guest speaker.   The title of her presentation is "Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Engineering in International Humanitarian Response: Lessons from Haiti and Worldwide." Please register!

 


For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events Page


News Items

April 26, 2018

Gary and Carolyn Bjorklund (both Class of 1968) have generously committed to a $50,000 pledge to support the AMITA Scholarship Fund, in honor of their 50th reunion and in honor of the women of the MIT Class of 1968.

AMITA thanks the Bjorklunds for this generous gift to support scholarships for women students!


Millie Remembrances

Although the November 26, 2017 Celebrating our Millie event has passed, we are still collecting remembrances. Please see AMITA's Millie Dresselhaus webpage for more Millie information and to enter your remembrances.


Past Events


For a list of past events, go to Events page and choose Filter = Archive 

Friday and Saturday March 9-10, 2018

MIT Women's Unconference! [Details] Few alumnae have followed traditional career paths, and better paths forward can be blazed by sharing our experience and insights about our careers and our changing roles as we move through life. AMITA presented a Workshop: Making Work (and Life) Work for You 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. at the MIT Women's UnConference.

February 21, 2018

ESG and Sustainable Investing 9-451 6:30pm-9pm

Wondering how to fill your portfolio with companies you believe in?  There's more than one way to invest responsibly.  Sustainable and  Environmental Social Governance (ESG) investment strategies are numerous and diverse - investor needs are not homogeneous, either. [Details] AMITA and the MIT Alumni/ae Energy, Environment and Sustainability Network are co-hosting this event, which is sponsored by Merrill Lynch.  

Thursday January 25, 2018

Women, Mentoring, and Networking 34-401 6:30pm [Details]
Please join the Association of MIT Alumnae (AMITA) on Thursday, January 25,
for an evening of informal networking with MIT alumnae.  We will talk about life, career, education choices, work/life balance, and the current state of the world.

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



 


Brochureoverview of the organization including leadership, activities, and membership information

AMITA Oral History Project on MIT Dome [AMITA Index of Dome Interviews]

AMITA Groups (log in first):

Affilitated Organizations

Check out our Volunteer page!

Members Only Area!

Become a member now in order to access information, audio/video segments, and networking opportunities offered only to AMITA members.  Join now! 

Chapters:

AMITA has chapters in Cambridge, Northern California, New York City, and Washington DC. [Details]

Spotlight

Career Challenges and Strategies Corner 

Our first topic to go up on this new page is adjusting to working in a male dominated field. “What’s taking so long?” asks Dr. Susan Kannenberg SB ’61. [Visit site]

Citizen Scientist Corner 

You can do more than you think! You can make a positive impact on things that can help society and your local community. Read about how alumnae are battling climate change on the local level! [Visit site

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This is a group for active and hopeful entrepreneurs to come together for information, education, collegiality and networking.
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