The Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (WST) at Georgia Tech promotes the recruitment, retention, and advancement of female students and faculty in science, technology, engineering and, math (STEM) fields.

The WST Center welcomes faculty, staff, and students interested in issues of gender, science, and technology in research and programmatic initiatives. Our many activities and initiatives include:

  • Annual WST Distinguished Lecture
  • WST undergraduate-faculty research partnerships
  • Mentoring residents of the WST Learning Community
  • Volunteer service with GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science)
  • Workshops on research collaboration
  • Faculty career development

Please explore our website to learn more about WST and the many ways we influence the success of women in science and technology.


  • Apr 13

    WST Dinner with Dr. Carolyn Kaplan

    Dr. Carolyn Kaplan, a reproductive endocrinologist, will speak at the monthly WST Learning Community dinner on April 13th, 6pm, in Stein study lounge. All WST Learning Community residents and WST mentors are welcome to attend. RSVP at wst.lrn.c@gmail.com

  • Apr 18

    Plenary Lecture: Priscilla Wald

    Plenary lecture, co-sponsored with the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, will be delivered by Dr. Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Editor of American Literature.

    Location: Loew’s Hotel, 1065 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta.


Vice President of Institute Diversity

The VPID provides intellectual leadership and strategic direction for the infusion of diversity and equity throughout all aspects of teaching, learning, research, service, and outreach central to the Institute's mission. Click here for more details.