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Welcome to USC WiSE

The WiSE program is a groundbreaking effort to increase the representation and success of women in science and engineering at USC through a series of creative programs that enable women to thrive at every stage of their careers.

Committed to developing fresh approaches to policies and to building a supportive environment for both women and men, the WiSE program is driving USC to the leading edge of diversity in science and engineering.

Upcoming Events


Wednesday March 08,2017 02:00 PM
WiSE Talk - Andrea Hevener

Wednesday March 15,2017 12:00 AM
Leadership Award for Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Friday March 24,2017 08:00 AM
WiSE on Complex Systems, Models and Materials, a Research Horizons Symposium

Monday April 03,2017 12:00 AM
WiSE Undergraduate Research Experience β€” Researchers Application Deadline

Monday April 10,2017 12:00 AM
Merit Award for Current Doctoral Students

quote_leftThe initiatives of the WiSE program are making a vital difference in the lives of women at USC. This represents a crucial investment in the advancement of scientific fields and is essential to the continued academic momentum of our university.quote_right

- C.L. Max Nikias, USC President


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Check this link often as we will post the most recent news, announcements, special programs, policies, and career development opportunities that impact the WiSE program and it’s goals. See how the WiSE program is driving USC to the leading edge of diversity in science and engineering. July 2016 Congratulations...


Assistant Professor Stacey Finley (Biomedical Engineering)

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