Established in 1973, the Women's Committee at WHOI is an elected committee responsible for considering matters of special concern to women. Its primary charge is to be a forum for the ideas and concerns of women associated with WHOI (see Charter below). Each member is charged to make herself aware of pertinent issues and to be accessible to the women around her, to better represent them in the committee.
The eight-member committee represents all women at the Institution: Joint Program Students, Post-docs, members of the Scientific, Technical, and Exempt Administrative Staffs, and members of the Graded Administrative and Research Staffs. The group meets monthly for discussion of current concerns and for planning occasional seminars and annual activities such as:
Members of the Committee may be contacted by sending email to the Women's Committee mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, the mailing list email@example.com can be used for sending messages to all female employees at the Institution. To have the list updated to include all eligible recent hires, contact Eric Cunningham at CIS.