Weekly "Tea Time" 2015-2016

Mondays @ 2:30-3:00PM in the AeroAstro Grad Lounge in Bldg 33

Please join us for the first weekly "Tea Time!", WGA^3 hosts a weekly "Tea Time" with snacks for the graduate and undergraduate women in Aero/Astro to bring the community together (i.e. meet people, chat about your week, eat yummy food, take a break). Snacks include fruit/veggie platters, muffins/cookies, juices/tea... there should always be a good spread of food, and hopefully a good showing of Aero/Astro women! 


Let's Talk About Fellowships

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 @ 3:00PM in 33-218

Come learn about various fellowship opportunities and the application process! Open to undergraduates and graduate students.


GWAMIT Fall Leadership Conference "Making An Impact"

November 2nd-6th, 2015 @ MIT

The Graduate Women @ MIT group is hosting a leadership conference for all graduate women at MIT! Find more information here


2015-2016 Mentoring Program Kick-off 

November 5th, 6:30pm

Join us for our Mentoring Program kick-off!  This is an opportunity for mentors/mentees to meet for the first time, and interact with other undergraduate and graduate AeroAstro women.  Light brunch will be provided.  


Stress Management Lunch Talk

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 @ 12:00PM in 33-218

WGA^3 will be hosting our first professional development lunch of the year, with the timely topic of stress reduction! Come hear Zan Barry from MIT Community Health give tips for mindfulness and stress management, and enjoy a delicious *free lunch*!


McCormick Meet-Course 16 Study Break

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 @ 3:00PM in McCormick Country Kitchen

Come get some self-serve bubble tea and mochi ice cream, and learn more about what goes on in the MIT Aero/Astro Department!


16.680 Hands-On Aerospace (IAP)

January 11th-15th, 2016, 3 units P/D/F (U)

Ever wanted to build a plane, rocket, or satellite? Interested in programming unmanned robots? Excited about learning and presenting new ideas? Come explore the fun side of AeroAstro by jumping right in! Hands-On Aerospace is a workshop designed to show how diverse AeroAstro can be through practical, hands-on activities and demos. In this course, you will interact with awesome professors, tour research labs and facilities, and design/build real systems in hands-on activities with Rocket Team, UAV Team, and Design/Build/Fly. Not only will this workshop show you the practical applications of AeroAstro, you will help pass knowledge on to future generations by creating a presentation that can be used as instructional material for outreach activities at high schools and middle schools.

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The 2016 Women in Aerospace Symposium @ MIT

May 24th-26th, 2016

The Symposium, presented by MIT in conjunction with Stanford University, offers outstanding women doctoral and postdoctoral researchers a unique opportunity to present their work to, and network with, their colleagues, university faculty, and industry/government professionals. The Symposium includes technical presentations, discussion with faculty, talks by leaders in the aerospace field, and panel discussions about academic careers. Participants will exchange views on the future of aerospace engineering, strengthen career-building networks, and learn about pursuing academic careers.