Future Events in 2018

Picnic in Boston Common

8/11: We will enjoy a lovely summer day with handmade picnic baskets in the nearby Boston Common.

Welcome Waffle Breakfast

9/7: We will welcome our new first year PhD students with a waffle breakfast!

Fall General Body Meeting

9/13: We will kick off the new semester with our Fall General Body meeting where we will review the past year and look forward to new events!

Past Events in 2018

Kayaking in the Charles

7/14: As part of an annual tradition, we went kayaking in the Charl es River!

Whale Watching Trip

6/23: We gathered at the Boston Harbor to take a boat ride where we saw a pair of whales (mother and child) flap around in the bay.

Movie Night: Ocean's 8

6/14: We went to see the female-center hiest comedy "Ocean's 8" in theaters, with a quick fro-yo stop afterwards.

Escape the Room

5/3: Members of GW6 used their wits to successfully escape the room at Trapology!

Massage and Manicure Study Break

4/25: To relaxe before final period, we threw a little party with cake, masseuses and nail polish!

April Women in Tech Breakfast

4/20: We hosted a breakfast with Professor Vivienne Sze, where we talked about life as a graduate student, as a researcher in industry and as a faculty member!

March Women in Tech Breakfast

3/16: We hosted a breakfast with Professor Williams, where she shared some of her fascinating life story and lessons learned!

Visit Day Pre-Breakfast and Coffee Hour

3/8: We hosted a pre-breakfast for the visit female admits and the co-hosted a coffee hour.

Spring Paint Night

2/23: We channeled our creative energy for a night of painting, complete with cookies and bubble tea.

Spring General Body Meeting

2/13: Welcome back to MIT! We sat down for lunch and a review of the upcoming GW6 event calendar!

Ice Skating and Dancing Lessons

1/27: During IAP we participated in lessons in how to ice skate and the basics on ice dancing!

Past Events in 2017

Erin M. Aylward Community Dinner

12/14: We enjoyed a delicious dinner with friends at our annual Erin M. Aylward Community Dinner!

GW6 Thanksgiving Dinner

11/16: Congratulations to our new co-presidents next year: Rachel Holladay, Nili Persits, and Vibhaalakshmi Sivaraman

Snack and Coloring with Women in EECS

11/9: We partnered with the undergraduate women in EECS to have a relaxing evening of snack and coloring books.

Afternoon Tea with Daniela Rus

11/7: We enjoyed afternoon tea with Professor and CSAIL Director Daniela Rus!

Fall Hiking Trip

10/21: We took a morning hike in the Middlesex Fells Reservation, around a small lake! We then grabbed lunch nearby afterwards!

Sunset Cruise with New Graduate Students

9/9: Kick off the school year with a sunset cruise in the Libery Clipper around Boston Harbor!

Fall General Body Meeting

9/8: Welcome to MIT! Come have lunch with GW6, meet new people, and learn about the events we have planned for the fall!

Stargazing Night

8/29: GW6 is partnering with Professor Amanda Bosh from EAPS for dinner and stargazing! Join us at the Marlar lounge (37-252) at 7PM for dinner and stargazing after.

Kayaking and dinner

7/28: We enjoyed a lovely summer night kayaking on the Charles, followed by dinner!

Wellness picnic

7/6: We had a delicious picnic while learning about wellness and healthy eating!

Bowling Night

4/13: GW6 is going bowling at Flatbread Company (45 Day St, Somerville MA). Come join us for a fun night out!

April Women in Tech Breakfast

4/14: Join us for breakfast with Professor Virginia Vassilevska Williams!

Hidden Figures Movie and Dinner

3/17: We enjoyed dinner from Clover and saw the inspritational film "Hidden Figures" at MIT's LSC!

March Women in Tech Breakfast

3/10: We had a wonderful breakfast with Professor Leslie Kolodziejski!

Paint Night

2/16: We had a fun night with refreshments, friends, and painting! [Facebook album]

Spring General Body Meeting

2/7: We started the spring semester with a delicious lunch and chat about the events we have planned for this year!

Past Events in 2016

Erin M. Aylward Community Dinner

We enjoyed a delicious dinner and beautiful view at our annual Erin M. Aylward Community Dinner!

GW6 Thanksgiving Dinner

Congratulations to our new co-presidents next year: Irene Chen, Xianglin Flora Meng, and Helen Xu!

GW6 Comm Lab Elevator Pitch Workshop + Sushi

We enjoyed an interesting talk about elevator pitch and practiced together!

GW6 Hiking Trip

We had a wonderful hiking trip! [Facebook album]

GW6 Outlet Trip

We went shopping at Wrentham outlets. We are now well prepared for the coming winter! [Facebook album]

GW6 Orientation lunch and general body meeting

We had our Fall GW6 general body meeting lunch and introduced our events.

Bubble Soccer with Bubble Tea

We enjoyed a fun game of bubble soccer and doubled the joy with bubble tea! [Facebook album]

Kayak and Sushi

08/19: We had a wonderful time kayaking along Charles river and eating sushi together! What a beautiful day of summer! [Facebook album]

Movie Night

07/18: We went to see The Secret Life of Pets together at Boston AMC Loews. Summer is great! [Facebook album]

Massage Night

05/13: We had a massage night on May 13 to destress from the finals!

April Lunch with Professor Polina Golland

04/26: We had lunch with Professor Polina Golland and asked lots of questions about being in academia! [Facebook album]

BSO Outing

04/12: We went to a BSO concert on April 12! [Facebook album]

Room Escape

04/02: We enjoyed a fun game "Escape the Room", and solved lots of puzzles together! [Facebook album]

Visit Day Breakfast

03/12: We made homemade waffles and met some awesome female EECS graduate admits! [Facebook album]

Paint Night

02/26: We painted some nice paintings with one of MIT's art instructors Nicole Tariverdian! [Facebook album]

Spring Kickoff and General Body Meeting

02/09:We kicked off the spring semester with a delicious lunch. Please send us your ideas and feedback on the events we proposed this year! [Facebook album]

Past Events in 2015

Erin M. Aylward Holiday Outing and Community Dinner

12/13: We watched an exciting Boston Pops Holiday Concert, followed by a networking dinner in memory of the life and contributions of Erin M. Aylward (SM 2006). [Facebook album]

Thanksgiving Dinner and Presidential Elections

11/19: We shared an amazing Thanksgiving Dinner and congratulated next year's co-presidents Many, Anny, and Zi![Facebook album]

Women in Tech: Lunch with Dr. Jennifer Listgarten

11/03: Dr. Jennifer Listgarten from Microsoft Research gave a great talk about her work on Methods for Genome and Epigenome-Wide Association Studies. [Facebook album]

Hiking Trip

10/12: We went on a coastal hike at the Odiorne Point State Park and lobster tasting at the Chauncey Creek Lob ster Pier on Columbus Day! Three cheers for Prof. Leslie Kolodziejski and Janet Fischer for giving us the opportunity to havesuch a nice day out! [Facebook album]

Outlet Trip

09/26: We went shopping at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets! [Facebook album]

Orientation Lunch & General Body Meeting

09/18: We kicked off the fall semester over a delicious lunch welcoming the new and returning students. [Facebook Album]

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Summer Kayaking & Dim Sum

08/22: We went kayaking on the Charles River from the Charles River Canoe & Kayak near Kendall Square, followed by a delicious dim sum brunch at Hei La Moon. [Facebook album]

Movie Night - Minions

07/30: We went to the Boston Common AMC Lowes to watch the movie Minions![Facebook album]

Graduation Lunch

06/03: We celebrated this year's female EECS graduates over a nice lunch! [Facebook album]

Frisbees & Froyo

05/22: We enjoyed a lazy Friday afternoon of playing frisbee and eating froyo in the spring sunshine. [Facebook album]

Paint Night

05/07: We painted some nice paintings with one of MIT's art instructors Nicole Tarivedian! [Facebook album]

Women in Tech: Lunch with Dr. Farzana Khatri

04/09: EECS alumna Dr. Farzana Khatri from MIT Lincoln Labs came to talk about her experiences as a woman in Tech. [Facebook album]

Bowling Night

03/19: We went to Kings Boston for bowling and dinner. It was indeed a fun night with good company. [Facebook album]

Visit Day Breakfast

03/07: We made homemade waffles and met some awesome female EECS graduate admits! [Facebook album]

Jewelry Making Night

02/24: We unleashed our creativity and made some awesome jewelry pieces. [Facebook album]