The MIT Black Women’s Alliance (BWA) featured Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Blanche Staton at their “Trailblazer Dinner” on November 7th, 2011. Dean Staton is passionate about mentorship and higher education and has reached out to women and under-represented minorty graduate students, for example through the creation of “Path of Professorship.” This year BWA is focusing on building community, in particular strength and empowerment at the Institute and fostering a strong community of support and guidance through daily life as an MIT student. The BWA gathers resources and reach out the young minority women of the Boston/Cambridge area as mentors educating them about women in science and engineering and how they can pursue all of their dreams with the right education.
BWA Trailblazer Dinner Series featuring Dean Blanche Staton
November 7, 2011