Our purpose

  • To unite women working in, studying and interested in science-related disciplines.
  • To provide a social platform for women in these fields.
  • To provide women with important skills and resources necessary to succeed in science-related areas.
  • To foster awareness and understanding of women’s issues in science-related fields both in the academic and industrial worlds.

Recent Events

05/2015 | Getting Hired: The Secrets Companies Don’t Tell You

03/2015 | How to lead a balanced life, perspective from successful women

03/2015 | Resume, Cover Letter and Job Searching Workshop

12/2014 | IBM Field Trip

12/2014 | Panel Discussion with UMB New Faculty

11/2014 | Improving Dynamic Resource Allocation in Healthcare Systems

11/2014 | Towards Wireless Health

10/2014 | Redesigning Healthcare Systems for Improved Access to Primary Care in Underserved Populations

05/2014 | The art of networking –How to Meet the People You Need to Know

04/2014 | Student Job & Internship Panel

04/2014 | Job tools, award & scholarships + tips from IEEE.

03/2014 | GRE Preview Class, talked by Duncan Gilles. Duncan is a GRE, GMAT and SAT instructor from Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions.

11/2013 | Individual and Peer Reviewing and Revising, talked by Katie Raddatz. Katie is a faculty in the Critical Thinking program and a tutor at the Graduate Writing Center.

10/2013 | Using Successful Paraphrasing to Shape Your Lit Reviews, talked by Lorena Lopez and Meesh McCarthy. Lorena is faculty in the ESL Center and a tutor at the Graduate Writing Center; Meesh is faculty in the Critical Thinking and First Year Seminars programs, and Coordinator of the Graduate Writing Center.

05/2013 | Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar, talk by Ana M. Torres, Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer Office of Diversity and Inclusion UMass Boston, and Yolanda Smith, Superintendent at the South Bay House of Correction and former Director of Training for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department.

04/2013 | Academic Reading and Writing. talk by Rosanne Vetro, Ph. D candidate in UMASS Boston.

01/2013 | Bahar Akbal-Delibas is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science and a WINS member. She recently co-authored a compilers text, “Introduction to Compiler Construction in a Java World (CRC Press, 2012)”.

05/2012 | Programming contest, UMB Hacker Challenge

04/2012 | Introduction to Python, talk by Swami Iyer

04/2012 | Programming tutorial, mastering and enhancing productivity on Emacs