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CSHL WiSE is a network of scientists building a more supportive, collaborative, and equal scientific community for all. We provide a platform for professional development and empowerment through mentorship, career planning, and educational opportunities tailored toward issues disproportionally affecting women.

About WiSE

CSHL WiSE was founded in 2015 by students, postdocs and technicians looking to create a strong and collaborative support system for women scientists at CSHL and beyond. WiSE is open to all members of the CSHL community. CSHL WiSE is thankful for the ongoing support of the CSHL administration.

Making a Difference

Personal and Professional Development Workshops
WiSE hosts workshops that provide women with the tools to build self-confidence, learn professionalism and develop the drive to succeed.

McClintock Lectures

As part of the Thursday lab-wide scientific seminars, WiSE hosts prominent female scientist to present their research.

Outreach and Education

WiSE increases the number of young girls interested in and confident enough to pursue a career in science through our girls science summer camps in partnership with the DNA Learning Center.

Contact WiSE

Jackie Giovanniello
President & Co-Founder
PhD student, Bo Li Lab
Institutional Events

Lital Chartarifsky
Vice President & Co-Founder
PhD student, Anne Churchland Lab
Women in Science Events

Alex Ambrico
Vice President & Co-Founder
Lab technician, Loyd Trotman Lab
Outreach and Education

Brianna Bibel
Social Media Chair
PhD student

Ally Nowlan
Practice Talks Chair
PhD student, Steven Shea Lab

Shaina Lu
WiSE Speakers List
PhD student

WiSE Executive Board