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GWISE Faculty Panel

GWISE Faculty Panel Date and Time: Tuesday, December 1 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm Location: CAS 222 (685-725 Commonwealth Avenue) RSVP   Are you interesting in pursuing an academic career at a research- or teaching- intensive institution? Want to hear about diverse perspectives from successful professors in academic careers? Join us on Tuesday, December 1st for the GWISE […]

Calculus Project in Brookline

“BROOKLINE What started as a pilot program in Brookline schools to encourage and keep African-American students in advanced math classes at Brookline High School has spread far and wide. The program, called the Calculus Project, inspired by then-BHS dean of students Adrian Mims’graduate dissertation, had a dramatic effect in Brookline for black students, say school […]

MASS AWIS Mentoring Circles – Apply soon to be a mentee!

A mentoring circle is a group of individuals that meet together on a regular basis for an agreed upon length of time. The group’s primary purpose is to help mentees accomplish two tasks: 1. Set important development goals and 2. Build competence and character to reach those goals. MASS AWIS mentoring groups consist of 1-2 […]

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Apply Now! 2015 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship

This fall, join thousands of remarkable women in technology in Houston from October 14-16, 2015 for our eighth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program gives 25 women excelling in Computer Science the opportunity not only to attend the Celebration, but to also spend valuable days before the […]

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CRC Geek Speak Toastmasters

CRC Geek Speak Toastmasters – Meeting on Monday, June 15! Date and Time: Monday, June 15 from 6:00pm-7:30pm Location: LSEB Room 103 (Same room as GWISE Public Speaking Workshop) GWISE Supporter: Kimberly A. Leite-Morris, Assistant Professor If you fear public speaking, or just want to improve your speaking and/or leadership skills, come and visit the […]

Elise Morgan, Cynthia Brossman Receive INSIGHT Inspiring Women in STEM Awards

Elise Morgan, a College of Engineering professor of mechanical engineering and of biomedical engineering, and Cynthia Brossman (COM’94, SED’12), founder and administrative director of BU’s Learning Resource Network (LERNet), recently made INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s list of 100 inspiring women working in STEM fields in higher education. Read the full story here.

Q & A with Barbara Shinn-Cunningham

Current Biology Magazine Q & A Barbara Shinn-Cunningham Barbara Shinn-Cunningham is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. She graduated from Brown University in 1986 and earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995. She joined the faculty of Boston University in 1997, initially as a member of the now-defunct Department […]

Searching for Female Engineers

Thirty years ago, the original MacGyver created enormous interest around engineering with the exploits of Angus MacGyver, a spy who used his powers of engineering in every episode to solve problems. According to Lee Zlotoff, the show’s creator: “I literally could not tell you how many times people have come up to me and said, ‘I […]

Interviewing 101

Event title: Interviewing 101 Event date: March 17, 2015 5:30 PM ET Location: Center for Career Development 100 Bay State Road Room 613 Description: Presented by Patty Antonelli, BU Center for Career Development Learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare, review typical questions, and how to follow up with employers. You’ll have the […]