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Women's Committee Achievements

  • Gender-neutral bathrooms
  • Women's Lounge/Lactation Rooms for nursing mothers.
    • Quissett Campus, Clark 325
    • Village Campus, Redfield 2nd floor washroom
  • Celebration of Women's History Month in March
  • Coordination and Selection of Linda Morse-Porteous Award
  • Community Events and Networking Socials
    • Guest Speaker Seminars
    • Coffee hours
    • Evening Meet and Greet
  • Co-sponser Society of Women in Marine Science Workshop

Past Events

2018

Screening of Dr. Kate Clancy's talk “Fixing Sexual Harassment: Nothing Less than Culture Change”.
Followed by an informal discussion. Dr. Clancy, an associate professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, gave the talk at WHOI on July 20. She was a coauthor on this summer’s NAS report about sexual and gender discrimination at academic institutions, whose findings are summarized in this short video. For more information, please contact the Women’s Committee at womens-committee@whoi.edu.
October 3 at noon
Redfield Auditorium

Society for Women in Marine Science Symposium
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 • all day
Redfield Auditorium

Women in Deep Waters
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Redfield Auditorium

2017

Spring Networking Social
Friday, May 12
3:00 pm
Fenno Lawn

2015

Special seminar with Clarice Yentsch
September 10, 2015
12 noon
Redfield Auditorium

2012

Summer Social
Friday, July 27
3:00 pm
Redfield Lawn

Annual Social Event with Honored Guest Speaker Mitzi Crane, First Woman Master of WHOI's R/V Atlantis
Thursday, June 7
4:00 pm
Clark 507

Self Defense for Women with Ginny Edgcomb
March 28 and 30
12-1 pm

Women in Science: A Historical Perspective
Thursday, March 15
Noon
Clark 507

Impostor Syndrome - a seminar by Dr. Valerie Young 
Monday, March 12
10:30-12:00
Redfield Auditorium

Coffee Hour
Wednesday, January 25
9:30-10:30 am
Redfield Lobby

2011

A Journey into the Deep Ocean featuring Cindy L. Van Dover
Thursday, June 9, 2011
4:30 p.m. Reception
5:30 p.m. Presentation
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Clark 507

Coffee Hour
Thursday, April 14, 2011
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Clark Lobby

Big Ideas, Small Choices
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
3:30 p.m. Reception
4:00 p.m. Presentation
Redfield Auditorium

Audio Conference: Gaining Confidence & Credibility with Emotional Intelligence
Thursday, February 24, 2011
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Carriage House

2010

Networking Coffee Hour
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
10 - 11 a.m.
Smith Conference Room

Self Defense for Women
Thursday, August 5 & Friday, August 6, 2010
12 - 1 p.m.
Carriage House

2010 Dinner & Annual Meeting
featuring Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper
Captain, USN and former NASA Astronaut

Thursday, June 3, 2010
Clark 507
4:30 p.m. Reception
5:30 p.m. Presentation
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Audio Conference: Power of Assertive Communication
Thursday, April 8, 2010
1 - 2 p.m.
Clark 271

Balancing Field Work and Family Life
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Clark 507
3 p.m. Reception
4 p.m. Panel Presentation

Buy Fresh Buy Local Seminar
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Clark 507
Noon - 2 p.m.

2009

Networking Coffee Hour at the MBL/WHOI Library
Friday, November 20, 2009
Grass Reading Room, MBL/WHOI Library
10 - 11 a.m.

2009 Dinner & Annual Meeting featuring Associate Scientist Karen Bice
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Clark 507
4:30 p.m.

2008

Networking Coffee Hour at the Remus Lab
Wednesday, December 10, 2009
The Remus Lab, Smith 111
10-11 a.m.

2008 Dinner & Annual Meeting featuring Mish Michaels, WBZ-TV Meteorologist
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Clark 507
4 p.m.

Rough cut screening of Lisa Olivieri's documentary "Helen Keller Had It Easy" 
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Redfield Auditorium
3 p.m.

Women of WHOI: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Clark 507
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Assertiveness Training
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Clark 507
10 - 11:30 a.m.

2007

Coffee Hour
December 12, 2007
Exhibit Center
10 - 11 a.m. 

Diversity Movie Night - Flirting
November 28, 2007
Redfield Auditorium
8 p.m.

Diversity Movie Night - But I'm a Cheerleader
August 29, 2007
Redfield Auditorium
8 p.m.

Woods Hole Diversity Day
August 15, 2007
Lillie Auditorium MBL
3-6 p.m. 
Annual Meeting & International Polar Year Talk
June 27, 2007
Clark 507
4 p.m.

Diversity Movie Night - Something the Lord Made (HBO Films)
June 21, 2007
Redfield Audtiorium
8 p.m.

Workshop for Parents & Grandparents
May 9, 2007
Clark 507
Noon 

WHOI Educational Outreach - What can I do?
March 22, 2007
Clark 507
3:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Peanut Butter Club Film - Anastasia: Dead or Alive
March 2, 2007
Redfield Auditorium
Noon

Coffee Hour
April 26, 2007
Exhibit Center
10 - 11 a.m.

Coffee Hour
January 19, 2007
Clark 507
10 - 11 a.m. 

It's a Jungle Up There - Juggling Family and Carreer as a Tropical Biologist 
January 8, 2007
Clark 507
3:30 p.m.