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Womxn

Welcome, Womxn of MIT!

Welcome to the Womxn career community! This channel hosts career resources, advice, opportunities and news for women and those identifying as women. CAPD understands your gender identity affects your career planning and job search experience, and we are here to help you at any stage in your career journey. Take a look at the resources below, and schedule individual appointments with CAPD advisors to discuss your specific questions.

 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Their mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees.

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AnitaB.org

AnitaB.org is a social enterprise that supports women in technical fields, as well as the organizations that employ them and the academic institutions training the next generation. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest …

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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Pay is an Absolute Value


What is the Equal Pay Working Group? 

MIT’s newly-launched Equal Pay Working Group has been working since summer 2020 to raise awareness of the issue of pay inequity.  Led by CAPD and AMITA (Association of MIT Alumnae), the group comprises students and …

By Deborah Liverman
Deborah Liverman Executive Director, Career Advising & Professional Development
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Survival Guide for Women of Color

How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.

“This week, I was awarded tenure at my university. Brown. Muslim. Woman. Tenured. As I enter this new …

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Career Resources

Survival Guide for Women of Color

How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.

The New York Times: The Working Woman’s Handbook

Check out this collection of articles from the New York Times addressing women in the workplace.

“The workplace still isn’t …

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is dedicated to helping all MIT students and postdocs in the pursuit of their …

A series of 4 short videos to help women in negotiating