Student Organizations

Student Organizations

The Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach supports and partners with these organizations to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the College of Engineering. 

Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (gEECS)
Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was founded to bring women in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science together to provide a professional, social, and academic support network. In an effort to promote the education and success of technologically inclined women, gEECS reaches out to women ranging from middle-school girls to graduate students. To communicate with gEECS executive board, please send a message to geecs.officers@umich.edu
President: Grace Kim (gki@umich.edu)

Movement of Underrepresented Sisters in Engineering and Science (MUSES)
Movement of Underrepresented Sisters in Engineering and Science is a formal dialogue group for women of color in engineering and the physical sciences. MUSES acts as a foundation upon which graduate women of color can build lasting friendships and form a more concrete network within the university community.
President: Lydia Mensah (lymensah@umich.edu)

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
The National Society of Black Engineers, with more than 10,000 members, is the largest student-managed organization in the country. NSBE’s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively affect the community. To communicate with the NSBE executive board, send a message to NSBE.Eboard@umich.edu.
President: Gregory McMurtry (gmcmurtr@umich.edu)

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (o-STEM)
The mission of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is to provide networking, professional development, and social activities for undergraduate and graduate LGBTQ and ally students in the fields of engineering, science, technology, and math.
Leadership Board: Hayley Bohn (hbohn@umich.edu), Sindhu Sreedhar (sindhus@umich.edu), and Vikram Sachdeva (sachdva@umich.edu)

Phi Sigma Rho
Phi Sigma Rho is a social sorority for women in engineering and engineering technologies with sisterly bonding and academic success in mind.
President: Caitlin Millis (PhiRhoPresident@umich.edu)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers promotes scholarship, outreach, and national pride through campus and community activity for the enhancement of technical Hispanic students. To communicate with the SHPE executive board, please send a message to shpe.eboard@umich.edu
President: Martin Safie (president.shpe@umich.edu)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Graduate Chapter (SHPE-GRAD)
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers promotes scholarship, outreach, and national pride through campus and community activity for the enhancement of technical Hispanic students. To communicate with the SHPE-GRAD executive board, please send a message to shpe.grad.director@umich.edu
President: Ivan Tibavinsky (ivantib@umich.edu)

Society of Minority Engineers and Scientists-Graduate (SMES-G)
The Society of Minority Engineers and Scientists-Graduate is a social support structure for students pursuing advanced degrees. SMES-G helps to ensure that underrepresented students successfully contribute to both scientific research and the college’s learning environment. To communicate with the SMES-G executive board, please send a message to smesgcommunications@gmail.com
President: Crystal Green (canngree@umich.edu)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers strives to support women in engineering, to be a link between students and industry, and to be a knowledge source and leader in the College of Engineering, the university, and the surrounding community. To communicate with the SWE executive board, please send a message to swe.eboard@umich.edu
President: Becca Cohn (swe.pres@umich.edu)

Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE)
The Graduate Society of Women Engineers addresses the needs of graduate students. Some of the goals are stimulating professional and social networks between all engineering disciplines, promoting awareness of research opportunities, establishing communication between graduate students and faculty, and encouraging undergraduates to consider attending graduate school. To communicate with gradSWE please send a message to gradswe-codirectors@umich.edu or gradswe-secretary@umich.edu.
Codirectors: Abigail Azari & Stephanie Crocker Ross (gradswe-codirectors@umich.edu)