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Mission: WEST is a learning community that provides women in the enterprise of science and
technology with the inspiration, knowledge, and connections to reach their full potential.

Our diverse membership represents industries ranging from information technology and
biopharmaceuticals to cleantech and environmental sciences. WEST is a community and forum,
for early, mid-career, executive, and entrepreneurial women in STEM careers. WEST members
are committed to developing themselves as leaders through education, mentorship, networking,
and information sharing. WEST encourages women to cultivate entrepreneurial thinking and
creative risk-taking.

WEST is a non-profit and donations are tax deductible.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORPORATE PARTNERS  
 
  

Beckwith and


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2015-2016
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UPCOMING EVENTS

2016

September 7 - Leadership Strategies to Advance Your Career (Cambridge)
More Information and Registration

September 21 - Influencing without Authority (Waltham)
More Information and Registration 

September 22 - Pathway to Success Senior Panel Discussion (Cambridge)
More Information and Registration

October 6 - Making Work Visible (Cambridge)
More Information and Registration

October 13 - Power in the Middle (Cambridge)
More Information and Registration

November 10 - Team Leadership (Cambridge)
More Information and Registration

 

***Are you a full-time graduate or undergraduate student and a resident of MA? Scholarships are available. Please go to http://www.stayinma.com/calendar, select our event, and submit a registration form.

NEWS + UPDATES

 

JUNE 2016
Our exposure to great role models and sponsors can substantially influence how our careers grow and develop. WEST is honoring role models on 6/16. Learn more about the Tyco Security Products Awardees in this Business Wire article.  “It is an honor to receive one of the 2016 Woman of the Future Awards from WEST, an organization whose spirit and mission match my own belief in the power of mentorship among women working in science and technology,” said Anita Santos, from Tyco Security Products

JANUARY 2016 
Thanks to generous donors, WEST is kicking off the new year with a scholarship fund destinated for attending WEST events. Learn more about it at http://www.westorg.org/event-scholarships.

OCTOBER 2015
Interesting post from Bruce Booth on Getting More C-level Women in Biotech and how WEST is making an impact with programming focusing on career development to help women grow into future roles.

SEPTEMBER 2015
Read the Huffington Post article from Lisa Levey on The Secret Sauce of Driving Innovation featuring lessons learned from our 5/12 CEO panel discussion.

AUGUST 2015
WEST Announces 2015-2016 Theme: Best Practices for Hiring, Developing, and Retaining Women Leaders in Science and Technology. Learn more

 

2014

You can now support WEST when shopping on Amazon.

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2013
Ricardo Medina of YuricPHOTOGRAPHY helped WEST create a great new video. Check it out.