The Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (WST) at Georgia Tech promotes the recruitment, retention, and advancement of female students and faculty in science, technology, engineering and, math (STEM) fields.
The WST Center welcomes faculty, staff, and students interested in issues of gender, science, and technology in research and programmatic initiatives. Our many activities and initiatives include:
- Annual WST Distinguished Lecture
- WST undergraduate-faculty research partnerships
- Mentoring residents of the WST Learning Community
- Volunteer service with GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science)
- Workshops on research collaboration
- Faculty career development
Please explore our website to learn more about WST and the many ways we influence the success of women in science and technology.
the third and final group mentor lunch of the fall semester has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 21st at 12:00pm in Ferst Place. Dr. Keskinocak from Industrial & Systems Engineering will host this last group lunch of the semester. Lunch is generously paid for by WST. Please RSVP by emailing email@example.com.
On October 21, 2014, Dr. Rachel Ivie, the Associate Director of Statistical Research Center at American Institute for Physics, will give a talk on global survey of physicist, career in physics, women physics, and impact of P&T on men and women in physics. This event is sponsored by Physics and CoS ADVANCE and will take place at 1117 Markus Nanotech Building. Interested participants should contact Prof. Tamara Bogdanovic (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Carol Colatrella, LMC Professor, WST Co-Director, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs in Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech published an article about the university's initiatives in the May-June 2014 issue of Academe, a publication of the American Association of University Professors. The article can be viewed online at http://www.aaup.org/article/why-stem-students-need-gender-studies
Vice President of Institute Diversity
The VPID provides intellectual leadership and strategic direction for the infusion of diversity and equity throughout all aspects of teaching, learning, research, service, and outreach central to the Institute's mission. Click here for more details.