In 1971, Stevens became fully coeducational, inviting female students into its undergraduate classrooms for the first time. Forty years later, Stevens is far richer thanks to the influence of women in university academics, research, athletics and campus life. From the first 19 women in that Class of 1975 to the more than 7,000 women who have since shaped life on Castle Point, the women of Stevens have contributed significantly to the growth and accomplishment of the University as well as to national and global industry, where they have achieved tremendous success in engineering, science, innovation and entrepreneurship.

With this celebration of 40 Years of Women at Stevens, we recognize the distinguished contributions of Stevens’ extraordinary women and celebrate and extend the legacy of yesterday's proud graduates, today's talented students and tomorrow's illustrious leaders. We invite you to read their stories and share your memories. Contribute to the conversation by commenting on our Facebook posts — which are identified as being about 40 Years of Women — or emailing us at [email protected] with story ideas.




February 13

"Madly In Love With Me"

Location & Time: DeBaun Auditorium - 9pm

Madly in Love with ME™ is a self-love movement created to raise awareness of self-love among women around the world. Join creator Christine Arylo as she speaks about living & loving women as they are, free of self-criticism, self-hatred, & self-abuse. Chance to win raffles including Christine's book! OPEN TO ALL!

February 15

Founders Day: Women Throughout the Years

Location & Time: DeBaun Auditorium - 3pm

Join members of the Stevens Community showcase the history of women at Stevens. Sponsored by Women’s Programs and DeBaun Center for the Performing Arts.

March 21

Women of Distinction Panel Presentation

Location & Time: Bissinger Room - 4pm

Distinguished alumnae leaders will present to the community about the value of Stevens & their experiences. Sponsored by the Alumni Association.

March 24

A Celebration in Song: 40 Years of Women at Stevens

Location & Time: DeBaun Auditorium - 8pm

Join us for an evening of music performed by female alumnae & current students. Sponsored by DeBaun Center for Performing Arts. Click here for further information and tickets

March 28

Alexandra Cousteau, How to Be a Lifelong Explorer: Leadership Through the Lens of Exploration & Invention

Location & Time: Kidde 228 - 4pm

Granddaughter of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra is an award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, & globally recognized advocate on water issues. Join us to hear about her experiences. Reception & opportunity to speak with Alexandra to follow. OPEN TO ALL! Co-Sponsored by Entertainment Com.

March 31

Women's Recognition Dinner: Celebrating 40 Years of Women at Stevens

Location & Time: Cocktails in S.C. Williams Library followed by Dinner & Dancing in the Bissinger Room - 6pm

Join us as we honor the myriad of accomplishments and contributions of our female alumni, faculty, and students. We will celebrate with recognition awards, dinner and dancing. For more information, email [email protected]. RSVP to the dinner

April 18

Distinguished Lecture Series-“ Understanding the Requirements for Network Attribution”

Location & Time: Babbio 122 – 1:30pm

Sponsored by the Computer Science department, join us to hear Susan Landau, Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, speak about cyber-attacks and cyber-exploitations. Contact Adriana Compagnoni for more information.