Women In STEM Center

Stay tuned for more information about the 24th Virtual EYH Conference in collaboration with Vol State, Motlow, and The University of TN Knoxville. 


MTSU is the proud home of the Women In STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Center. The WISTEM Center is open to all who support women in STEM on campus, in the community, and across Tennessee. 

You can reach us by phone at 615-494-7763 or visit us at Davis Science Building Room 115.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the WISTEM Center is to enable the campus and the community to:

Realize the intellectual potential and utilize the expertise of women in the STEM disciplines.

The goals of the Center are to: 

  1. Maximize resources and opportunities for girls and women to pursue STEM education and careers.
  2. Collaborate with PK-16 educational communities, other STEM centers, and other constituencies to maximize efforts supporting women and promoting best practices of gender equity in STEM professions.
  3. Support female STEM professionals in their academic development and career growth.

Meet our STEM Mentors

Join Us at Mentoring in Motion Featuring Loretta Stokes

March 2, 2020 | 6:30 pm
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Join us after the talk for networking time with our speaker over an ice cream in Smith Hall lobby!

Loretta Stokes is a technology leader with 19 years of software engineering and management experience. Loretta graduated from Austin Peay State University with a major in Computer Science. She is currently the Director of Software Engineering Manager for Eventbrite in the Nashville location. She was named one of Nashville Business Journal’s 2018 Women of Influence and Nashville Technology Council’s 2019 Emerging Leader of the year. These awards recognize individuals who are shaping their companies, improving our communities and paving the way for the next generation of influential leaders. Loretta is changing the landscape for women in tech through mentoring, coaching, and speaking at conferences.

Sponsored by WISTEM Center, CBAS LLCs, MTSU National Women’s History Month Committee, and the College of Basic and Applied Sciences


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captured the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year Award
Accepting the NTC Award

MTSU WISTEM celebrated her 10th Anniversary
Watch the video of the event!

Congrats to Dr. Judith Iriarte-Gross on receiving the 2018 MTSU Career Achievement Award!