1. Provide guidance to laboratory leadership on issues (e.g., policies, procedures) concerning the success of women at the laboratory;
  2. Assist in the design and development of WIST Program goals and objectives;
  3. Lead execution of program activities including leading the annual Science Careers in Search of Women Conference; and,
  4. Assist in  achieving diversity, equity and inclusion goals and supporting activities geared toward attracting and retaining  staff from underutilized groups.

Current WPI

Lauren Boldon
Strategic Security Sciences Division
WIST Program Initiator
Phone: 630-252-7275
E-mail: [email protected]


Past WPIs:

  • J’Tia Hart
  • Emily Zvolanek
  • Lydia Finney
  • Lisa Durham
  • Giselle Sandi
  • Kawtar Hafidi
  • Cristina Negri
  • Kirsten Laurin-Kovitz
  • Maryka Bhattacharya
  • Tina Kilmer
  • Ruth Reck
  • Betsy Curlin
  • Marion Thurnauer

Last Updated: January 13, 2022