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
Wednesday, September 17 Please join AMITA for an evening of networking and an interactive
facilitated conversation about job offer negotiations. We will discuss
sound negotiation principles, and we will use stories and examples to
illustrate how to apply them to this important set of conversations. We
will also address some of the gender dynamics that women face in
negotiation. While the focus of the discussion will be on job offer
conversations, many of the negotiation principles that we will review
can be applied more broadly in a variety of professional and personal
For details on upcoming events and events for our chapters and affiliated organizations, please see our Events
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
Alumnae on the Boston Marathon MIT Team
Read about everyone on the team
our AMITA volunteer reporter Maggie Lloyd '12
as well as
Jenn Gagner '07
Madeline Hickman '11
Sally Miller '16
Dava Newman '89
Four MIT seniors win Marshall Scholarships
Four MIT seniors (all alumnae!) — Kate Koch
, Colleen Loynachan
, Kirin Sinha
, and Grace Young
— are among 34 new winners nationwide of prestigious Marshall
Scholarships, which support two years of graduate study in the United
[MIT News article
MIT Professors Win Genius Grants
Dina Katabi '98
and Sara Seager
, brought to MIT by AMITA's Ellen Swallow Richards Professorship, have won MacArthur genius grants. See MIT News story.
Sunday, June 8th, 2014
AMITA Annual Meeting
with speaker Professor Cynthia Barnhart CE '88
, MIT's newest Chancellor!
11:30am-1:30pm in the Bush Room at MIT (10-105)
Saturday, April 2nd, 2014
AMITA and the MIT Club of Boston
co-hosted the screening of Second Wind by Andrew Silver
7-9pm in MIT Room E51-376.
Saturday, March 8th, 2014
AMITA celebrated International Women's Day with a workshop
Achieve Your Financial Goals
1pm in MIT Room 32-D463.
Monday, February 10th, 2014
Legal Issues for Start-ups
6:30-9:00pm, MIT Room E51-315.
Thursday, January 30th, 2014
AMITA Women Mentoring and Networking
R&D Common area of Stata Center building.
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