On Thursday, Oct. 15, the Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) kicked off the second year of its Partners for Success Program with a luncheon and orientation. The goal of the program is to assist recently hired women to become acclimated to the culture of NJIT and have a designated person as an initial resource and source of encouragement.
NJIT's Judith Sheft has been recognized as one of six top women "intrapreneurs" by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners (LWE). This is the first year the organization has honored “intrapreneurs,” which it defines as corporate innovators who are all accomplished, intelligent and inspire others through their work.
NJIT is one of 15 universities to participate in BRAID's three-year effort to expand outreach to high school teachers and students to modify introductory computer science courses and broaden participation among women and students of color.
Virginia Sulzberger '62, '66, a consultant at Electric Power Systems and a member of NJIT's Helen and John J. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Industry Advisory Board, will be inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in October.
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, an NJIT professor of management, spent several weeks last summer as a Fulbright specialist at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, giving lectures on innovation and technology management and helping the university set up a syllabus for related business courses to be taught in English. >>
Megan Guidry is by her own estimation “an adventurous person.” She decided on NJIT following a single snowy visit her senior year of high school, unfazed by the more than 1,000 miles between home in Baton Rouge, La. and college in Newark. >>
When it comes to animals, Martina Jackson '14, a biology major from South Brunswick heading to veterinary school next fall at the University of Pennsylvania, is a scientist, philosopher and devotee, all rolled into one. >>