September 17, 2019
From left, Alec Resnick, Kimberly Villalobos Carballo, Filip Twarowski, and Teal Guidici, with Libby Doucet, MIT Assistant Director of Career Counseling and Training.
On Sept. 16, 2019,
Prof. Gigliola Staffilani hosted “From Here to Where? Conversations with 4
successful math majors who have achieved 4 very different goals in their
Three of the speakers were Teal Guidici, a Machine Intelligence Scientist at Draper who
applies statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms to applications,
such as using neural networks to predict behavior in the stock market; Kimberly
Villalobos Carballo, a PhD student in MIT's Operations Research Center who
works with Professor Dimitris Bertsimas on optimizing food supply chains.and Libby
September 9, 2019
Sep 11 (W) | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | 6-104 (The Chipman Room)
Dr. Cissy Ballen (Auburn University) will address how certain features ofthe introductory science classroom create barriers for historically underserved students.
This explanation for observed performance disparities, the “course deficitmodel”, considers the negative impact of environmental conditions on student learning and participation. Dr. Ballen will demonstrate how some of these barriers can be mitigated by instructional and institutional choices that promote the academic excellence for all students across sciencedisciplines.
To participate please sign up at https://mit.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cZSfkRZGlaWojQh
June 12, 2019
Ritu Raman, a postdoctoral fellow at the Koch Institute, is working on an initiative to promote women in STEM,
The Women in STEM Database at MIT (WiSDM) is an initiative designed to promote the visibility of women in our academic community. The goal of WiSDM is to provide a curated searchable online database of MIT women, making it easier to find talented and diverse speakers for conference talks, panels, news stories, and outreach events. WiSDM is currently building its database, and will include MIT faculty, postdocs, research staff, and graduate students from all STEM fields. Speaking opportunities are an incredibly effective way …