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Women in Science and Engineering

An organization of graduate students, faculty, postdoctural fellows, and staff at Texas A&M University.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
About

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) is an organization of graduate students, faculty, postdoctoral fellows and staff at Texas A&M University.

WISE began in the Department of Chemistry when a handful of women graduate students gathered to discuss the alarming dropout rate among their fellow female students. An informal survey identified the isolation that many of these women felt within the department and also pointed out issues that contributed to the uncomfortable environment often encountered by women entering nontraditional fields. These conditions resulted in an unusually large number of women leaving without a degree, especially those who were to have entered their second year of study. Armed with this information, WISE set out to improve conditions on campus, and from this small beginning, WISE has grown to include women from all technical and scientific Colleges on campus.

WISE meets monthly on the Texas A&M University campus. Join us!

The Susan M. Arseven '75 Conference for Women in Science and Engineering
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Whether you're trying to get out of graduate school, struggling to decide if your current career path is the correct one, or somewhere in between, you will need strength — a force forged in diversity that is critical to successfully navigating life situations big and small. Join us for a day of common ground, conversation, and inspiration among friends in a series of interactive workshops featuring speakers who offer diverse examples of innovation in action and who will share their experiences and insights gained along the journey from diploma to career!

Conference Fees

The registration fee is $50 ($35 for students) and includes a pre-conference reception, registration packet, and lunch.

WISE sponsors the following two awards annually: