MIT Faculty Newsletter

March/April 2021Vol. XXXIII No. 4

Comment from Maria Zuber, E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics and Vice President for Research

One of the things I most admire about MIT is our willingness to look at ourselves in the mirror and acknowledge that we need to do better.

Origins of the Boston Biotech Working Group to Address the Underrepresentation of Women Faculty as Board Members and Founders of Biotech Start-ups

Many MIT faculty, particularly in Science and Engineering, engage in entrepreneurial activities. This includes founding companies and serving on their boards of directors or scientific advisory boards.

MIT Women and Men Faculty in Science and Engineering as Founders and Board Members of Companies in Science and Technology

As part of the Boston Biotech Working Group (BBWG) effort, a Data Group was established to better understand and track forward participation of women and men faculty members in the governance of science and technology companies.