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:

Please explore our website to learn more about WST and the many ways we influence the success of women in science and technology.

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WST Recent News

  • Georgia Tech ADVANCE faculty

    Stronger Together

    Through its ADVANCE program, Georgia Tech is working to increase representation and advancement of women in academic, science and …

  • Why STEM Students Need Gender Studies

    Carol Colatrella, LMC Professor, WST Co-Director, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs in Ivan Allen College of …

  • GEMS Club wins 2013 CETL award

    The team of educators and volunteers contributing to Girls Excelling in Math and Science (GEMS) Club, a joint initiative sponsored by the …

WST Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday January 22 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    WST Learning Community Open House, Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    Location: Stein House/4th House, Georgia Tech, Techwood, Atlanta, GA

    WST Learning Community Open House on Tuesday, 1/22/19, 5-6pm, with tours of the buildings. Information and application for 2019-2020 events …

  • Monday January 28 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    WST Lrn C dinner with Dr. Aby Parsons & Quinn Foster, presenting Trans 101

    Location: Study lounge Stein House/4th St. A, Georgia Tech, Techwood Dr., Atlanta, GA

    RESCHEDULED to Monday, January 28, 2019:The Trans 101 Workshop for WST Learning Community Residents will be conducted by Dr. Aby Parsons …

  • Tuesday February 12 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    WST Learning Community StrengthsFinder workshop

    Location: Stein House/4th St. A, Georgia Tech, Techwood, Atlanta, GA

    Dr. Mary Lynn Realff, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director in Materials Sciences and Engineering and CoDirector of the Center …

  • Tuesday March 5 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    WST Learning Community Favorite Book Discussion 3/5/19

    Location: Stein House/4th St. A, Georgia Tech, Techwood, Atlanta, GA

    Tierra Clemmons, Hall Director for the Women, Science, and Technology Learning Community, will conduct a book discussion over dinner. Books …

  • Tuesday April 2 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    WST 2019 Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Maria Zuber, MIT

    Location: Bill Moore Student Success Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

    WST 2019 Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Maria Zuber, E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics and Vice President for Research, Massachusetts …