WID Greater Boston Chapter: Empowering Women in Science and Engineering
10/26/2021 5PM - 8PM EDT
UMass Dartmouth, Woodland Commons
285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth,  MA  02747
Event Type : Conference
Event Code :
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org