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!
Wednesday April 29, 2015 - Understanding Social Security 6pm-8pm Please join AMITA for a panel presentation about Social Security featuring guest speakers Elaine Simmons, a nationally recognized authority in this field, and Susan Wilson, a financial planner. They will explain various aspects of Social Security to help you make better
decisions in planning for the future and various life events. The Social Security Program was designed to help people during retirement, but everyone is different. Be better informed and make better decisions for the future. There are no bad decisions, just uninformed decisions. FREE. Registration required. Space is limited.
Sunday June 7, 2015 AMITA's Annual Meeting!
Please also join us on Sunday, June 7th, at 11:30am in the Bush Room (10-105) for the AMITA Annual Meeting. Our speaker will be Professor Renee Richardson Gosline
, of the MIT Sloan School of Management. She will be speaking on on how status-based bias and technology affect self-perceptions and behavior (or a related topic). RSVP
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events Page.
Current News Items
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.
WBUR talks with Noramay Cadena '03 about encouraging Latinas to pursue STEM careers. [WBUR Article]
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 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