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Women in MSE Hold 2nd Annual Connect & Dine Event
Following the MSE Poster Competition Thursday night, the Women in MSE (WiMSE) held their second annual Connect & Dine event in the GT Student Success Center. Connect & Dine 2019, with over 70 attendees, is a professional networking platform for MSE graduate and undergraduate students to interact and build connections with professionals from industry and academia. This year’s event hosted over 20 industry representatives including members of the MSE External Advisory Board and GT alumni from companies such as Applied Materials, BASF, Solvay, BCG etc., ten GT faculty, and 40 graduate and undergraduate students. The dinner featured three speakers - Dr. Eva Heintz (Solvay), Ms. Angela Mitchell (Avanos) and Dr. Valeria Milam (Associate Professor, MSE), who shared their perspectives and unique experiences on this year’s theme “Diversity for Design”. Awards were presented to the Most Influential Students and Most Influential Faculty, in recognition of their mentorship and service to the school. WiMSE’s mission to bridge and connect students with professionals, was fulfilled through Connect & Dine with the support of our sponsors, faculty and staff in MSE.