Women in Sciences and Humanities Earning Doctorates 

About Us

WISHED is a student-run group supported by the Flora Stone Mather Center at CWRU. It is a community of women-identified doctoral students providing social and professional resources for personal and community development. WISHED provides a community of support for the personal and professional challenges women experience during their doctoral studies and throughout their future careers.

Our Vision 

WISHED embroiled vision statement. Vision: A community supporting the unique experiences of women pursuing doctorates, validating and promoting personal and professional growth.

What We Do

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  • Provide community events
  • Accountability groups to support professional progress
  • Professional development and networking events
  • Organize support groups to foster mental health
  • Writing and working support groups
  • CONNECT-HER, a mentorship program that connects PhD students and faculty members

Our Board

Jessica Salley - President 

Katherine Sucha - Vice President 

Amanda Merner - Treasurer 

Hannah Sims - Professional Development Chair

Libby Crook - Social Chair 

Bethany Kersten - Communications Chair

Ananya Sarker - CONNECT-HER Coordinator

Contact Us

Email: WISHED.cwru@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CWRUWISHED

Instagram:  wished.cwru

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