Social Events

Dinner at Cypress Street Pint and Plate

Let’s get dinner together! Why? Because you need to eat and WSGW is paying for it. So come join for Cypress at 5:30PM Thursday, November 10th.

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When: Thursday 11/10 @ 5:30PM

Where: Cypress Street Pint & Plate, 817 W Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Previous events from FALL 2016:

Movie Night with Free Pizza

We will be having a movie night in the Student Center Movie Theater.  Pizza is complimentary. So come out for a fun night and great company. (Movie TBD, suggestions welcome!)

When: Tuesday, November 15th, 6pm-8pm

Where: Student Center Movie Theater

Hope to see everyone there!

 

Pizza Night

Next week we will be having a pizza social at Rocky Mountain Pizza. So come out for some free pizza and great company, we will be discussing some upcoming events as well (including recruiting info sessions!).

When: Monday, October 3rd, 5pm-8pm

Where: Rocky Mountain Pizza (1005 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318) – Walking distance from campus

Hope to see everyone next Monday!

Coffee & Donuts

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This semester’s first coffee break will be on Tuesday, Sept 20th.

Come join us, grab some breakfast, meet some other female engineers, and start the week off right!

Date: Tuesday, September 20th
Where: Love 2nd floor atrium
When: 10-11 am
All female engineers are welcome, feel free to bring friends! Also, keep an eye out for a pizza party and movie night in the near future.

Social events change by semester, depending on what the group wants to do. Contact our Social Chair if interested!

 

Previous events from SPRING 2015:

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Coffee Breaks

About once a month we get together for coffee on campus to reconnect and relax. Check the calendar for our next coffee break, or sign up for our mailing list to be notified!

Our next two coffee breaks will be with Georgia Tech women faculty and prospective women graduate students during the recruiting days. This is a great opportunity to connect with faculty and future students.

Dates: February 26 and March 11
Where: MRDC 4211
When: 3PM – 3:30PM

Previous events from FALL 2015:

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Roller Rink!

I hope you are all doing well! Get excited for a WSGW trip to the Roller Rink happening next Friday!
Date: October 9th
Where: Blimpie for dinner, Cascade Skating Rink to skate
When: 6:45 pm – ?
Proposed Schedule
6:45 pm – meet for rides
7-7:30/7:45 pm – Eat dinner at Blimpie
7:30/7:45 – ? (latest 11) – Skate at Cascade Skating Rink
If you are interested, please fill out this form by 6 PM on October 7thSIGNUP FORM
Let Jennifer Lin know if you have any questions.

The Willpower Instinct

Book Club

WSGW plans to host another book club this year! Our next selection for 2015 will be The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal:

The first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. After years of watching her students struggling with their choices, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., realized that much of what people believe about willpower is actually sabotaging their success. Committed to sharing what the scientific community already knew about self-control, McGonigal created a course called “The Science of Willpower” for Stanford University’s Continuing Studies Program.
Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, McGonigal’s book explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters.

- Description from Goodreads

Book discussion date will be on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Highland Bakery by Tech Tower. All are welcome, even if you haven’t read the book! If you have read the book, please come share your favorite parts with us. Please let us know if you plan to attend.

Past books read by WSGW have included Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg and Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. Do you have a book suggestion? Please contact our Social Chair.