Our Executive Board Members, displayed below, keep GWAMIT up and running:

Amanda Kedaigle, Executive Chair
I am a sixth year PhD student in the Computational and Systems Biology program. In the Fraenkel lab, I work on computationally analyzing high-throughput data in the context of Huntington’s Read More
Molly Bird, Executive Chair
I am a third year PhD student in the Biological Engineering Department. My current research focuses on exploring how MK2 regulates the cellular stress response after DNA damage. I received Read More
Katie Redfield, Events Chair
I am a second year MD student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program. My research in the Silver Lab is focused on generating therapeutic fusion proteins that localize Read More
Yinying Ren, Events Chair
I am a fourth year PhD student in the Chemical Engineering Department. My research focuses on developing functional polymeric materials for water remediation. I graduated from Northwestern University in 2014 Read More
Fatemeh Givi, Membership Chair
I am a 2nd year PhD student in Cultural & Communication Studies and now I am working on women and motherhood ideology in media. I have got my master’s degree Read More
Sarah Bi, Finance Chair
I am a second year student in the Computational and Systems Biology PhD program and this year’s GWAMIT finance chair. My research focuses on the relationship between the human microbiome Read More
Ranjani Hild, External Affairs Chair
I am a student in the MIT Sloan Executive MBA program Class of 2018. Professionally, I work in the R&D Strategy and Portfolio Leadership group at Biogen. My experience spans Read More


Our awesome Department Representatives keep us apprised of the status of graduate women in each department at MIT, and let the women in their department know about GWAMIT events and initiatives. If you don’t see your department on this list, we need you to represent your department to GWAMIT! Contact us to find out more.

Aeronautics & Astronautics: Megan France (E-mail)
Arithmancy: Hermione Granger (E-mail)
Biology: Renin Hazan (E-mail)
Biological Engineering: Breanna Stillo (E-mail)
Brain & Cognitive Sciences: Eghbal Hosseini (E-mail)
Center for Clean Water & Clean Energy: Sarah Alhumoud (E-mail)
Chemical Engineering: Kristin Severson (E-mail)
Chemistry: Allena Goren (E-mail)
Comparative Media Studies: Laurel Carney (E-mail)
Divination: Parvati Patil (E-mail)
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science: Irene Chen (E-mail) Sumaiya Nazeen (E-mail)
Health Sciences & Technology: Nil Gural (E-mail) and Swati Kataria (E-mail)
Linguistics & Philosophy: Ruth Brillman (E-mail) and Samia Hesni (E-mail)
Mechanical Engineering: Shahd Labib (E-mail) and Yvana Ahdab (E-mail)
Materials: Sarah Goodman (E-mail)
Operations Research Center: Deeksha Sinha (E-mail)
Physics: Juliana Park (E-mail)
Technology & Policy Program: Mahsa Nami (E-mail)