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.


  • Sep 17

    WST Mentor Lunch - Dr. Newstetter

    The first group mentor lunch of the semester has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th at 12:00pm in Ferst Place. Dr. Newstetter from the department of biomedical engineering is excited to meet with those of you who can join her. All lunches are generously paid for by WST and Housing. Please rsvp at wst.lrn.c@gmail.com

  • Sep 29

    WST Learning Community dinner

    Dr. Michael Laughter will speak at the monthly WST Learning Community dinner on September 29th, 2014, 6pm, in Stein study lounge. All WST Learning Community residents and WST mentors are welcome to attend. RSVP at wst.lrn.c@gmail.com


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.