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 includes MIT faculty, postdocs, research staff, and graduate students from all STEM fields. In addition to including each listed speaker's areas of technical expertise, the database also includes information about non-technical expertise, ranging from science policy to entrepreneurship to outreach. WiSDM's searchable database makes it easy to find qualified and talented speakers for your event.

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*NEWS: WiSDM has been adopted as an institutional resource at MIT - stay tuned for WiSDM 2.0, launching this November!*

Why use WiSDM? We believe that the best conversations are sparked by diverse voices, and we want to make those voices easy to find. Search WiSDM to find speakers for your next event!

Why be listed in WiSDM? Speaking opportunities are an incredibly effective way to engage with your academic community, and contribute to your professional advancement. Make your voice, your story, and your perspective a part of the conversation by joining WiSDM today. 

Don't see someone who should be listed? Contact us and we will invite them to join the database.