Current Officers (2022-2023)

Co-Presidents

Hailey Boyer

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Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: It’s a great way to meet and connect with other women in my department and in other engineering departments. As well as a great support community and group to volunteer and do outreach with.
Favorite GWE Event: GWE buddies program! It was a great way to learn more about GWE and get to know another member during my first year.

Mahek Logantha

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Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Nuclear Engineering PhD
Why she's in GWE: SWE was a huge part of my undergrad and I wanted to continue being in a community that promotes and provides resources to women and minorities in engineering. It has also given me the opportunity to meet and work with other grad students from different departments.
Email: mlogantha@berkeley.edu

 

Treasurer

Alison Lui

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Pronouns: her/she (like the chocolate)
Degree Program: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: It feels great to be in a community of engaged, proactive, women who also want to take on/over the world.
Favorite GWE Event: Pumpkin carving!

My Website: alisonlui.com

My Email: alui [AT] berkeley [DOT] edu

 

 

Communications Head

Maya Horii

Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: To be part of a great community of women in engineering and meet people from different departments!
Favorite GWE Event: Speaker series

Social Committee Head

Scarlet Kilpatrick

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Degree Program: Environmental Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: I love to meet inspiring women in STEM and be a part of a supportive and motivating community of future women leaders!
Favorite GWE Event: Speaker series – I love to be inspired by the stories of strong women leaders and role models as they progress through their career and academic journeys.

New Student Committee Head

Kalie Knecht

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Pronouns: she/her/hers
Degree Program: Nuclear Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: SWE has been my favorite way to make friends since undergrad! I love being involved with an org that lets me meet inspiring people in STEM 🙂
Favorite GWE Event: Big IDEAs Book & Media Club!

My Website: http://kalie.info/

My Email: kalie@berkely.edu

 

 

Career and Professional Development Committee Head

Emily Carvalho

Pronouns: she/her/hers Degree Program: ChemE PhD Why she's in GWE: GWE is not only a great place to learn and navigate what it's like being a women in engineering, but also a wonderful place to meet friends outside of my home department Favorite GWE Event: Speaker Series My Website: gravitysquirks.com/  

Personal Development Head

Jaewon Saw

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Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Systems Engineering PhD
Why she's in GWE: To build lasting relationships with fellow engineers and explore how we can best support each other in our growth.
Favorite GWE Event: Big IDEAS Book & Media Club meetings

 

Outreach Committee Head

Ha Yun Anna Yoon

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Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering MS/PhD
Why she's in GWE: I'm in GWE because it's a great community of women who have similar interests and experiences. I am excited to be part of this great organization that support and encourage women in STEM.
Favorite GWE Event: GWE Buddy Program!

 

Outreach Committee Members

Natalie Lefton

Natalie Lefton

Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: I’m in GWE to encourage and support womxn in STEM of all ages. 
Favorite GWE Event: Welcome Dinner! Good meals with good people are always great.

 

Sivani Voruganti

(Also a member of the Career & Professional Development Committee!)

Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: EECS Master's Student
Why she’s in GWE: I'm beyond excited to grow and contribute to such an inspiring community of graduate women engineers here at Berkeley!
Favorite GWE Event: all of them!

New Student Committee Members

Ananya Nandy

Pronouns: she/her
Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering PhD
Why she’s in GWE: I love meeting new people across different departments and also want to contribute to creating a supportive community for women in engineering!
Favorite GWE Event: Speaker series events – it's been super valuable hearing the perspective of women in different career stages
Website: ananyan.github.io

Yu-Chi Lin

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Degree Program: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences PhD
Why she’s in GWE: I am lucky to be involved in GWE community! It's great to meet with fellow engineers, support each others, and learn together.
Favorite GWE Event: GWE buddies program!
Website: people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~yuchi/
Email: yuchi@berkeley.edu
 

Harper Xu

Pronouns: She/her/hers
Degree Program: Mechanical engineering + MEng
Why she’s in GWE: It feels great to be part of this supportive and inspiring community, and it's a nice opportunity to make friends and connect with other women engineers in STEM!
Favorite GWE Event: Grad School 101
Email: harperx@berkeley.edu