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WMP Featured Alumnae: Viola Wu

We were lucky to interview Rensselaer graduate and previous WMP member Viola Wu!  Read to discover advice Viola has for incoming students, the impact WMP made on her professionally and her experience studying at RPI. Share a little bit about yourself (Where are you from, what years did you attend RPI, etc.?) I was born… Read more »

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Mentor/Mentee Interview: Ananya Murali & Mallory Gaspard

RPI student Ananya Murali has a strong background in working towards gender equality.  She was selected to be a national delegate for the 59th Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations where she worked with Hillary Clinton and Patrcia Arquette. In 2016, she was awarded named one of Wisconsin’s top two youth volunteers by… Read more »

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Class of 2017: Most in Demand Majors

The National Association of Colleges and Employers has just released their Job Outlook 2017 Spring Update.  Many of these majors lie in the technical fields with Engineering and Computer Science coming in First and Third place respectively when respondents were asked what academic disciplines they were hiring. We thought it would be useful to share… Read more »

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Featured Profile: Weronika Jakubowska

Meet Weronika Jakubowska! She is currently studying Chemical Engineering and she plans on working as a full-time process engineer at Chevron Corporation in Richmond, California starting in August! She also plans on getting her MBA and to further her knowledge in the refining industry. Her past internships include being a process control engineer at Chevron in… Read more »

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Sexual Assault on College Campuses

By Sonia Patel What does it mean to be a female on a college campus? It is oftentimes associated with many stereotypes about how women perform academically or professionally, however the social depiction of women on a college campus is often neglected. Many of the past articles posted on the WMP page dealt with the… Read more »

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Asking for Raises – Women in the Workplace

By Sonia Patel Recently when Microsoft Satya Nadella was asked in an interview about giving advice to women who don’t feel comfortable about asking for a raise, he stated, “It’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go… Read more »

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Career Fair Guide: Advice From Two RPI Women on Campus

Career Fair Guide – advice from two RPI women on campus: SHPE officer, Tamar Daniels who is a Senior Mechanical Engineering major and one of our mentors in the WMP program, Niyati Desai, a Junior Electrical Engineering major, who is also part of SWE and president of ISA. Tamar got a internship at Boeing and Niyati… Read more »