Graduate Women in Technology (GWiT)






Tabs LannomLead Intern

Tabs is a graduate student pursuing a M.S.Ed in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She completed her undergraduate studies at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis and graduated with degrees in Forensic and Investigative Sciences and Chemistry, along with a minor in Biology, from Purdue School of Science in May of 2018. In her free time she enjoys hiking, camping, lifting weights, and listening to live music.




Advisory Board Member

Samantha is a Ph.D. student in the astronomy department at Indiana University. She studies the chemical abundances and environments of extreme star-forming galaxies in order to determine how they fit into the narrative of galaxy evolution. Samantha graduated from the University of Kansas in 2015 with a BS in Physics and a BS in Astronomy. At KU Samantha served as the outreach coordinator for both the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). Samantha is currently on the advisory board for the Graduate Women in Technology special interest group which is a part of the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) at Indiana University.




Advisory Board Member

JesAlana is a doctoral candidate in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education and holds a master’s degree in Spanish Literature. She is a young professional dedicated to multilingual collaboration, fostering enthusiasm through diversity, and facilitating communication internationally. Her research interests are interdisciplinary in nature and focus on the needs of diverse learners in Language Education.

Graduate Women in Technology (G-WIT) is a team exclusive to graduate women with an interest in technology. Like CEWiT, we exist to promote assistance and resources to encourage and empower graduate women working in and with technology. We offer opportunities for graduate students to promote their work and advance their skills. G-WiT hosts events ranging from social gathering for casual conversation, to workshops and symposiums where graduates and professionals can present their own work. If you are a graduate student interested in technology at any level, join us!