Founded in 2016, the BU Women in Economics Organization (WEorg) is a PhD student-led organization dedicated to the advancement of women in economic research.

To advance our mission, we are committed to developing a sense of community and mentorship within the department through the following activities:

All of our activities are targeted at female PhD students in the department, but some of the events are open to a broader audience. We invite you to browse through the site to learn more about each event.

If you have any questions, please contact us at weorg@bu.edu.

Past Events

Distinguished Women in Economics Series: Prof. Sandra Black (Fall 2020)
Mentoring Workshop for 3rd and 4th year PhD students (Fall 2020)
Women in Economics: Research, Ideas, Solutions, Executions (WERISE) Conference (Summer 2019)
Panel of Women Economists

Chairs: Corinne Stephenson, Na Yeon Lim, and Lei Ma

Faculty advisor: Natalia Ramondo

CO-founders and former Chairs: Chelsea Carter, Petra Niedermayerova, Silvia Vannutelli, Vittoria Dicandia, and Sophie Li.

Former faculty advisers: Stefania Garetto, Chiara Margaria