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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!
 

AMITA New England Events

 Sunday March 8, 20154-6pm: AMITA celebrated International Women's Day with an event featuring Pamela Curtis Swallow, who discussed her new book, "The Remarkable Life and Career of Ellen Swallow Richards: Pioneer in Science and Technology."   This event was also supported by the MIT Division of Student Life and Women@Broad. Please view the recording of this event here.

 Sunday June 7, 2015 - Save the Date for AMITA's Annual Meeting!

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

Millie Dresselhaus gets Presidential Medal 


November 24, 2014: Institute Professor - and AMITA member! -  Mildred Dresselhaus HM ’86 will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. [Slice of MIT 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

Past Events

Wednesday February 25, 2015
6:30pm-9:00pm
 
Thursday January 29, 2015
Women, Mentoring and Networking
 
 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

  

Spotlight


Transforming Work: Gender's Role in Negotiation and Leadership

Wednesday, March 18, 6-7pm Dr. Deborah Kolb, '81 addresses the pressing issues facing women as they strive to advance their careers and succeed at the highest levels.  Co-sponsored by the DUSPCareers Office and DUSPWomen. RSVP


2014 AMITA Academic Award

Arunima Balan Chem ’14 was awarded the 2014 AMITA Academic Award this year. [Details]

MIT Initiative

New initiative on environment to be led by Susan Solomon, Ellen Swallow Richards Professor [MIT News article]  The Ellen Swallow Richards Professor is a chair established and funded by AMITA. [Details]

MIT Numbers

Women as a Percentage of Total Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Faculty: Academic Years 1901-2014 [Graph]
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