WID Greater Boston Chapter: Empowering Women in Science and Engineering

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  • 10/26/2021 5PM - 8PM EDT
  • UMass Dartmouth, Woodland Commons
    285 Old Westport Road
    Dartmouth,  MA  02747
  • Event Type : Conference
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WID-Greater Boston Chapter and UMass Dartmouth are partnering for a student and industry in-person event on Empowering Women in Science and Engineering

About this event

Join WID-GBC members, UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering students and Alumnae, and industry professionals for a networking dinner and lightning talks on engineering-based work, technologies, and career opportunities in the defense industry. Make an impact on a young woman engineer or scientist by attending this networking event for current students. Let’s guide them into successful careers within the defense industry!


5:00 – 5:30 pm Registration, Networking

5:30 – 6:15 pm Student Speed Networking

6:30 – 7:45 pm Program & Dinner


• Dr. Jean VanderGheynst, Dean, College of Engineering, UMass Dartmouth

Presentation of Scholarships: VP of STEM, WID-GBC

• WID-GBC/UMass Dartmouth Scholars

• WID-GBC/NDIA New England Scholars

Lightning Talks - Industry professionals:

• Technical Director, Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility

• Technical Leader, STR

• Technical and Operational Leader, NUWC Newport

• Engineer and Alum, Raytheon

7:45 – 8:00 pm Closing Remarks

Location: UMass Dartmouth, Woodland Commons, 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Registration / Pricing: WID and NDIA Members: $25, Non-WID Members: $45. Click HERE or visit www.widgbc.org to register. Please note, registration closes October 22. No onsite walk-ins will be accepted.

Contacts: If you have questions about the event or WID membership, please email info@widgbc.org.

In accordance with UMass Dartmouth student and staff policies, all registered for the event must be fully vaccinated for COVID and wear a mask at the event.

Thank you to our sponsors!     

For more information about sponsoring the event, email Jen Bride at bridej527@gmail.com