Supporting, Celebrating, and Advocating for Women in Science and Engineering

McMaster WISE Initiative

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We are always looking for energetic individuals (female or male) from any department to join the WISE Initiative. You'll play an integral role in creating, planning, and hosting workshops, discussions, social events, and the yearly multi-disciplinary research conference. The events and programs organized by the WISE Initiative aim to benefit all graduate students and being part of the committee is a very rewarding experience. Besides, it's also a great way to gain leadership, teamwork and conference organizational skills to highlight on your resume!

Please email the WISE Initiative, or any one of the committee members if you are interested in joining the committee, becoming a volunteer, being on our mentor list, or if you have suggestions for WISE workshops or events!

WISE Initiative Executive Steering Committee Organizational Structure

WISE is pleased to present a new organizational structure for 2015-2016. This structure was designed in consultation with past committee members and faculty members in an attempt to accelerate our mission and provide long-term guidance to our organization.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Carla Brown (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)
Roopali Chaudhary (Pathology and Molecular Medicine)
Molly Pottruff (Program for Educational Research and Development, Health Sciences)

PRESIDENT

Michelle Saoi (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)

VICE-PRESIDENTS

VP Internal:
Adriana De Macedo (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)
Kara Tsang (Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences)

VP External:
Anita Acai (Health Science Education)
Vi Dang (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)

VP Finance:
Carla Brown (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)
Stellena Mathiaparanam (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CREST Sub-Committee:
Celine Ling (Biomedical Engineering) - Coordinator
Rana Attalla (Biomedical Engineering) - Coordinator

Mentor of the Month Sub-Committee:
Yasamin Fazliani (Electrical Engineering) - Coordinator
Portia Kalun (Health Science Education)
Alyssa Vito (Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences)

Social Events Sub-Committee:
Lisa Dyce (Neuroscience) - Coordinator

Graphic Design Sub-Committee:
Rachelle Ho (Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour)

Social Media & Wesite Design Sub-Committee:
Rachelle Ho (Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour)
Ritchie Ly (Chemistry and Chemical Biology)
Alyssa Vito (Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences)

Branding Coordinator:
Brittany Duggan (Medical Sciences) - Coordinator

These individuals are your 2016-2017 WISE Initiative Steering Committee. They plan all of the WISE Initiative events and our annual conference. We are always keen to have new members, and ideally want to be representative of all the sciences and engineering areas at McMaster University.

 


A great big thank you to all our past Committee Members, WISE wouldn't be what it is without these people!

2014-2015

Carla Brown * Roopali Chaudhary * Adriana Nori de Macedo * Natalie D’Silva * Kristine Hammill * Laura Hogg * Fran Lasowski * Sindy Murali * Stacy Muise * Molly Pottruff * Talena Rambarran * Shafaq Riaz * Sangeena Salam * Michelle Saoi * Lana Shaya * Carolina Weisham * Mai Yamamoto

2013-2014

Phina Mary-Magdelene Bassey * Mackenzie Becker * Lauren Bradford * Carla Brown * Roopali Chaudhary * Sophia Dong * Fran Lasowski * Kelly Martin * Sindy Murali * Kasia Pisanski * Molly Pottruff * Talena Rambarran * Supriya Verma * Jennifer Walsh

2012-2013

Phina Mary-Magdelene Bassey * Mackenzie Becker * Lauren Bradford * Lindsay Carson * Roopali Chaudhary * Maria D'Angelo * Lindsay Farber * Anna Finkelshtein * Fran Lasowski * Nagissa Mahmoudi * Kasia Pisanski * Molly Pottruff * Talena Rambarran

2011-2012

Lindsay Carson * Roopali Chaudhary * Maria D'Angelo * Lindsay Farber * Anna Finkelshtein * Fran Lasowski * Nagissa Mahmoudi * Kasia Pisanski * Molly Pottruff * Talena Rambarran * Shaiya Robinson * Eugenie Roudaia

2010-2011

Roopali Chaudhary * Julie Conder * Lindsay Farber * Anna Finkelshtein * Nagissa Mahmoudi * Julie Marentette * Molly Pottruff * Shaiya Robinson * Eugenie Roudaia * Summer Rozzi

2009-2010

Maria D'Angelo * Nagissa Mahmoudi * Casey Mills * Molly Pottruff * Marta Princz * Eugenie Roudaia * Kyla Sask

2008-2009

Maria Abou Chakra * Abha Ahuja * Steph Au-Young * Arryn Craney * Maria D'Angelo * Christa Homenick * Heather Ker * Andrea Morash * Molly Pottruff * Marta Princz * Nicole Rice * Eugenie Roudaia * Kyla Sask * Kristin Woodley * Meredith Young

2007-2008

Abha Ahuja * Steph Au-Young * Arryn Craney * Christa Homenick * Heather Ker * Andrea Morash * Molly Pottruff * Marta Princz * Eugenie Roudaia * Laura Wells * Kristin Woodley * Meredith Young

2006-2007

Mai Almardini * Mariana Budiman * Christa Homenick * Lina Gunawan * Heather Ker * Andrea Morash * Si Jing Shen * Laura Wells * Kristin Woodley * Meredith Young