Women@SSE: Engineering Lecture Series

Through the Women@SSE lecture series, the School of Systems & Enterprises' engineering group brings together a diverse group of influential women in the industry and student engineers to discuss the contemporary opportunities and challenges that these future leaders will encounter as they cultivate their careers.

Led by Professors Sang Won Bae and Ting Liao, the Spring 2022 Women@SSE series will bring together world-class leaders to discuss topics of interest to students, state-of-the-art research, innovative leadership, effective mentoring and communication, and community engagement. Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming lectures in the Women@SSE series!

Upcoming Lectures




Raising Awareness and Promoting Inclusiveness Beyond Numbers

April 25, 2022

Yeganeh Hayeri, Assistant Professor at SSE

Introduction to CAPS

April 25, 2022

Ying Xiong, Assistant Director of CAPS at Stevens

Past Lectures




Own Your Career

March 23, 2022

Qingfeng (Jennifer) Zhang, Program Manager at Google

Ten Pieces of Advice for Young Aspiring Engineers

March 23, 2022

Julia Hyunh, Senior Mechanical Engineer at Schlumberger

Conditions for Happier Women

December 17, 2021

Dr. Hyeon Joung Kim, Senior Researcher at the Korea Expressway Corporation (KEC) Research Institute

Reconceptualizing Mentoring

December 17, 2021

Dr. Joyce Yen, The Director of The University of Washington's ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change

Exploring Non-Linearity

November 5, 2021

Hyun-Ju Song, MIT

The Importance of Resilience in Academia

October 29, 2021

Dr. Afsaneh Doryab, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia 

A Journey for Inclusive Learning

October 29, 2021

Dr. Zhen Bai, Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

The Decision Tree from Graduate School to Career, and the Significant Feature: the Power of Habit.

October 22, 2021

Dr. Ying Wang, School of Systems & Enterprises (SSE)

How Have I Been Empowered as an Asian Woman?

October 22, 2021

Kyoungah Lee, International Programming Coordinator & Advisor, Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development of the University of Pittsburgh

Reflection on the PhD Journey

October 8, 2021

Dr. Eman Alomar, School of Systems & Enterprises (SSE)

Lecture Series: How to Build Better Products Through Cross-Functional Collaboration

November 17, 2020

Dr. Diana Kusunoki, White Ops

Lecture Series: "Design" Your Life and Career

October 19, 2020

Dr. Ting Liao, School of Systems & Enterprises (SSE)

Lecture Series: Tips For Job Hunting

February 27, 2020

AGI Software Developer Ann Woepse

Research Blitz by



November 20, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Lee / Dr. Roshanak Nilchiani / Dr. Sang Won Bae / Dr. Ye Yang

Life and Career Hacks for STEM Women

October 16, 2019

Dr. Kate Abel, School of Systems & Enterprises (SSE)

"Lunch With Her" presents "Career Development for Women in Academia"

April 5, 2019

Dr. Alice E. Smith

"Breakfast With Her" by Women@SSE presents "How to be Successful in Management Consulting as a Junior Female Engineer"

March 8, 2019

Ms. Qing Li, Stevens alumna