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Solidworks Workshop

21/April/2019

This workshop taught students how to use a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Software to create any shape or design in 3D World!








Community Brunch

7/April/2019

This brunch brought together members of the community for a fun, relaxed opportunity to talk and get to know each other.




International Women's Day

8/March/2019

We spent the afternoon asking people to applaud the women in their life who inspire and motivate them! Click here to see more photos.






Latex + CV Workshop

6/March/2019

This workshop introduced students to using Latex as a tool for turning boring Word-Doc-CV's into proffesional, stylized masterpieces!






High School Conference 2019

16/February/2019

Our fourth annual High School Conference is a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and locally engaged initiative, designed to promote diversity and female presence in the STEM fields in and beyond the United Arab Emirates by helping high school girls prepare for successful college studies and a career in STEM.






End of Year Community Dinner

9/December/2018

We all gathered for an end-of-semester pot-luck dinner to celebrate our accomplishments and say farewell to weSTEM members studying abroad the following semester.






Speaker Series: Regien Sumo

6/December/2018

As part of our Speaker Series, we had a chance to speak with Regien Sumo about her experience s as an NYUAD professor teaching Introduction to Entrepreneurship and a Strategy Consultant in Dubai. Regien completed her PhD in the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing (ITEM) group of the school of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. Her work has been published in numerous renowned international journals and conference proceedings, and she previously held several positions in the investment banking sector at ING Bank N.V. in Amsterdam and Singapore.






Speaker Series: Emirates Global Aluminium

27/November/2018

We hosted three inspirational women leaders from Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA): Amal Aljasmi, Inam Al Marzouqi and Khawla Al Marzooqi. As true trailblazers in their fields, they spoke about their professional experiences as women in STEM. It was an opportunity for students to network with accomplished STEM professionals, learn more about EGA, and contribute to an important dialogue in the weSTEM community.








Data Scraping Workshop

26/November/2018

From beginners to experts, this workshop introduced students to solving problems with web scraping using Python and the beatifulsoup library.








Gender Bias: Women in Business

25/November/2018

Women’s Leadership Network and weSTEM co-hosted an interactive session on Addressing Gender Bias in the Workplace. Students of all genders and backgrounds learned how to effectively address gender-biased comments in professional settings.





Dialogue Series: Dori and Bea

18/November/2018

Dóri Palfi and Beatrice Ionascu, founders of weSTEM at NYUAD talked about why they founded weSTEM, how they transferred this vision into a company as well as their experience as startup founders. They are now working together on their own startup imagiLabs that provides a mobile platform for coding education. Their first product is a programmable phone case that pairs with imagiLabs own application, allowing users to learn to code while customizing their phone accessory!








STEM CV Workshop

8/November/2018

We met with Nicole Adoranti, the STEM Career Advisor at the NYUAD Career Development Center to discuss strategies for tailoring our experiences to create an effective STEM CV.





Summer Research Panel

13/October/2018

On October 13th we hosted the first of our Dialogue Series. Dana Abu Ali, former weSTEM member and NYUAD Computer Science Alumna who currently works at IBM in Abu Dhabi came to campus and discussed her article about The Pressures on a Female STEM major. It was a great opportunity to take some time, reflect together, and share our experiences as women in STEM.








Tech Internship Panel

7/October/2018

Our annual tech internship panel took place with students representing Digital McKinsey, Foursquare, Lockheed Martin, and Sift. We got to hear about the process of getting a summer internship and what students’ experiences were like on the job.








Arduino Workshop

4/October/2018

In this workshop we taught basic electronics and coding with Arduino software. It was designed for students of all majors, hoping to get anyone and everyone excited about tech!