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Women of VISE

Women of VISE (WoV) is a group of women who gather monthly to foster community, discuss translational research, and promote the success of women in the STEM fields.

What is WoV?

WoV provides an opportunity for women to support one another and collectively access the unique challenges we face in our fields as women. WoV will offer monthly gatherings and speakers with an emphasis on building community while connecting with others in science, medicine, and engineering. WoV will also cultivate professional collaborations, networking, and informal mentor-ship with successful women in the field. Through social gatherings, workshops on mental health, and events on navigating work environments, we will promote wellness among members.

Monthly events will include round table talks, coffee talks, industry/alumna/faculty speaker talks, movie screening, career workshops, social events, keynote speakers and outreach.
New Fall 2020: Peer-to-Peer groups!

Fall 2021 Schedule of Events (TBA)

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2021-2022 Steering Committee

President: Roza G. Bayrak, PhD student, Computer Science
Winona Richey, PhD student, Biomedical Engineering
Sarah Goodale, PhD candidate, Biomedical Engineering
Nhung Hoang, PhD student, Computer Science
Haley Adams, PhD student, Computer Science
Praitayini Kanakaraj, PhD student, Computer Science
Caroline Martin, Research Assistant, NEURDY Lab
Laura Elstub, Postdoctoral Researcher, Zelik Lab
Michelle Bukowski, VISE program coordinator
Faculty Advisor: Ipek Oguz, Assistant Professor of Computer Science

View past steering committee members.

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