learning + teaching
banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
Enhancing human physical capability
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Space Exploration Initiative
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
The artist's incisive exhibition at Cuchifritos Gallery addresses the biological and political realities of childbearing and rearing.
Lara Ozkan (undergraduate researcher in the Conformable Decoders group) was selected as MIT Schwarzman College of Computing’s SERC Scholar.
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket propel…
The system measures biological and environmental changes, and detects contact between the mask and the wearer’s skin.
Facemasks are used to reduce exposure to viruses and other environmental hazards such as air pollution, and integrating wearable electronic…
Overview: The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space. S…
The Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities around the wo…
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
The Space Sustainability RatingThe Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the European Space Agency…
Creating technology for social change
Designing for, with, and by nature
A Case for Breastfeeding InnovationBreastfeeding saves lives.If women globally were able to meet the WHO's public health goal to exclusivel…
Media Cloud is a platform for studying media ecosystems. By tracking millions of stories published online, the system allows researchers to…
The environmental conditions of prolonged spaceflight pose significant psychological risks for astronauts. In particular, crews of future …
Graduate student Lucy Du designs novel prosthetics and seeks to inspire others to pursue engineering.
MIT Future Founders Initiative announces prize competition to promote female entrepreneurs in biotech.
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Danielle Wood, Katlyn Turner, and Catherine D'Ignazio talk about The Abuse and Misogynoir Playbook.
Code.org interviews Lifelong Kindergarten PhD student Jaleesa Trapp in honor of Women’s History Month.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
Alexis Hope talks about her work that focuses on broadening the participation of women in designing technology for women’s health.
Jaleesa Trapp talks about her career path, how technology encodes the values of its designers, and the importance of play.
“That’s one thing I always tell my female students.”
Read about Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes, who has been featured in Forbes's "Women in AI to Watch."
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu. …
To oceanographer Katy Croff Bell, the seas’ uncharted depths are full of opportunities to engage women and people of color in science.
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
Artists and designers are working to address a major problem for marginalized communities in the data economy.
"Our device-driven research is directly inspired by the diseases of our family members and dear friends...indirectly by humanity at large."
Neri Oxman, Abrima Erwiah, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst, Eileen Fisher, Karina Givargisoff addressed the issue at UN Women USA event.
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini and Amanda Nguyen for being recognized in the "Advocates" category.
Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.
These 50 women made bold moves, raised major capital, and wowed us with their fearless vision.
Cindy Sherman Bishop developed a new method for image analysis to analyze the spring 2019 abortion legislation and related news coverage.
Meet 100 inspiring, influential women from around the world, including Labbers Ayah Bdeir and Rana el Kaliouby.
Conversations between two individuals—whether between doctor and patient, mental health therapist and client, or between two people romanti…
For decades, the International Space Station (ISS) has operated as a bastion of international cooperation and a unique testbed for microgra…
The MIT Media Lab is setting out to reimagine the tired old monthly enterprise with a “period hackathon."
MIT’s residence hall for women and women-identifying students opens a craft studio to promote creativity and belonging.