About Us

Active Sisters


Amanda Schwartz
Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Year: 3rd
Hometown: Windsor, CT
Fun Fact: Amanda was once attacked by a
flock of 100 seagulls trying to steal her ice cream!


Dasha Artsikhovska
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Year: 5th
Hometown: Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Fun Fact: Dasha speaks four languages!


Jillian LaTour
Major: Computer Science
Minor: French
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Waxhaw, NC
Fun Fact: Jillian used to pole vault and she's
adopted!


Lily Huff
Major: Mechanical Engineering with a
Concentration in Design
Year: 4th
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Fun Fact: Lily has flown on more private jets
and small aircraft than commercial flights!


Marissa Rubino
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 4th
Hometown: Bartlett, IL
Fun Fact: Marissa has been skydiving before!



Nicole DeRosa
Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Skaneateles, NY
Fun Fact: Nicole loves to run, hike, and do
anything outdoors!


Sarah Johnson
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Fun Fact: Sarah collects antique postcards!





Taylor Niehoff
Major: Biology
Year: 4th
Hometown: Columbia, SC
Fun Fact: Taylor has danced for 15 years!




Anna Peterson
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: 5th
Hometown: Greensboro, NC
Fun Fact: Anna's company kickball team is the
2018 Bryan-College Stating tournament champs!


Grace Mulcahy
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Year: 5th
Hometown: Nantucket, MA
Fun Fact: Grace's hometown is an island!


Julia Laws
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Fun Fact: Julia has swam with whale sharks!




Lucie Rosenberg
Major: Neuroscience
Year: 3rd
Hometown: Queen Creek, AZ
Fun Fact: Lucie has been to 25+ concerts!




Miranda Bisson
Major: Computational Media
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Gainesville, GA
Fun Fact: Miranda loves to design tattoos!



Niki Emani
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Schrewsbury, MA
Fun Fact: Niki has double-jointed fingers!



Sarah Wilson
Major: Environmental Engineering
Year: 4th
Hometown: East Northport, NY
Fun Fact: Kourtney Kardashian came to Sarah's
office one time!




Tiffany Jeng
Major: Chemical Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Fun Fact: Tiffany was a gymnast for 13 years but
she never broke a bone!



Clarisse Matyczyk
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 3rd
Hometown: Buford, GA
Fun Fact: Clarisse is an award winning director!



Jasmin Lopez
Major: Chemical Engineering
Year: 4th
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA
Fun Fact: Jasmin is fluent in Pig Latin!


Kristin Fairey
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 4th
Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC
Fun Fact: Outdoor activities are Kristin's favorite,
especially running, hiking, and kayaking!



Maddie Gordon
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: 2nd
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: Maddie has an advanced certification
in scuba diving!



Morgan Powers
Major: Computer Science
Year: 3rd
Hometown: Acworth, GA
Fun Fact: Morgan went to a performing arts
high school (with Lil Yachty)!


Prerna Balaji
Major: Industrial Engineering
Year: 3rd
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Fun Fact: Prerna used to have hair long enough
to sit on!



Stephanie Almeida
Major: Computer Science
Year: 3rd
Hometown: South River, NJ
Fun Fact: Stephanie helped to plan the first
ever technology and art hackathon HackGT
has ever thrown!


Yun Jeon
Major: Computer Science
Year: 4th
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA
Fun Fact: Yun has been skydiving!



Alumnae


Aida Sefic Williams
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Class: 2009
Hometown: Bogart, GA
Aida lives in Aiken, SC, and work as Production
Manager with Zeus Industrial in Gaston, SC,
chase after her 3-year-old, Emina, and run
half marathons.


Kali Nicholas
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Class: 2016
Hometown: Renton, WA
Kali works as a network design engineer
for Georgia Power.



Virginia Dobson
Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Class: 2015
Hometown: Douglasville, GA
Virginia designs control systems for water
and wastewater treatment plants.


Anna Marianchuk
Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Graduation Class: 2019
Hometown: Decatur, GA
Anna will be working as a process engineer at
Procter & Gamble.



Lindsey Ulmer
Major: Chemistry
Graduation Class: 2019
Hometown: Johns Creek, GA
Lindsey is a PhD student at the University of
Washington in Seattle.




Quincy Faber
Major: Biochemistry
Graduation Class: 2019
Hometown: Dallas, GA
Quincy is doing her PhD in Microbiology at the
University of Florida.


Christine Tanko
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Class: 2009
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Christine is a reliability engineer.




Megan Cahill
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Graduation Class: 2018
Hometown: Alpharetta, GA
Megan is working as an analytical chemist for
a minerals company called Imerys, has two
rescue dogs, and volunteers at a horse rescue
in her free time.


Rebecca Henderson
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Graduation Class: 2012
Hometown: Oglethorpe, GA
Rebecca is a metallurgist/corrosion engineer.

History

Alpha Omega Epsilon was founded on November 13, 1983 at Marquette University with 27 charter members, all of whom were engineering students. Many of the charter members had been unofficial 'little sisters' of members at brother fraternities Triangle and Sigma Phi Delta and came together, deciding that there was a need for a sorority for women in engineering. The organization was officially recognized four months later, and the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon initiated its first candidate class in Fall 1984.

In 1990, a national executive board was created by 4 founding members to govern the expansion and business of the growing organization, which had expanded at that time to include 2 chapters and several colonies and interest groups. As the national constitution and bylaws were drafted, the sorority decided to increase the scope of its membership to include members of not only engineering fields but the technical sciences as well. In 1992, Alpha Omega Epsilon joined the Professional Fraternity Association, which also serves members of fraternities such as Alpha Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma, business and band fraternities, respectively, that are also present at Georgia Tech.

When the national constitution and bylaws were ratified at the annual convention in 1993, there was a consensus to make Alpha Omega Epsilon a social organization in addition to its identity as a professional society for women in engineering and technical science. In 1996, a national foundation was established to serve the larger community and to assist the sorority in its endeavors. The Alpha Omega Epsilon Foundation serves others through academic programs, leadership and career development programs, and in volunteer services. Members of the sorority and their family members are eligible to apply for the Rings of Excellence Scholarships that the AΩE Foundation awards annually. Alpha Omega Epsilon expanded to become an international organization in 1998 when the Eta Chapter at University of British Columbia, Vancouver was installed.

The Sigma Chapter at Georgia Institute of Technology was installed on February 4, 2006. It was founded by the following charter members and has grown to include more than 30 active members at any time: Joanne Antoine (ChBE), Dionne Gilmore (ME, PHYS), Brooke Mullis (ChBE), Amanda Avery (PTFE), Meghan Gilroy (BME), Camille Sauer (AE), Carlin Bright (AE), Christen Jackson (BME), Aida Sefic (ME), Christine Clayton (ME), Chanchala Kaddi (BME), Tracy Shandor (CE), Hilary Coor (ME), Mary Lim (CE), Stephanie Sigers (ME), Melanie Deal (CE), Amanda Lovingood (EE), Jessica Smith (EE, AE), Kristen Dudley (ISyE), Kirsten Lundstrom (ME), Megan Springman (BME), Christine Erdy (ChBE), Erica Manley (EE), Corresha Thomas (ME), Mary Jane Fairbairn (ISyE), Parry Memarzadeh (BME), Miyu Toyoshima (BME), Julianne Flowers (ME), Kelly Michaud (ME), Brittany White (CE).

Purpose and Motto

As it is outlined in our chapter constitution, we exist to serve the campus in the following capacities:

1. Promote females in engineering and the technical sciences through professional development events.
2. Help further the advancement of female engineers and technical scientists at Georgia Tech by providing support groups, academic advisement, and opportunities for developing lifelong bonds of friendship.
3. Enlighten female engineers and technical scientists to the career opportunities available to them.
4. Strengthen the relationship between students and faculty.
5. Help develop the highest standards of personal integrity and character.

Our motto is 'Friendship, Leadership, Professionalism.' Friendship lies at the heart of every activity that Alpha Omega Epsilon members participate in. We aspire to be leaders in our fields and provide additional leadership opportunities for our members. Professionalism is also an integral part of our organization; we are dedicated to educating the community at large on engineering and technical science opportunities and for the advancement of women in these fields.

Ideals and Ojectives

All members of Alpha Omega Epsilon strive to embody the following ideals:

1. As an individual, I will promote integrity, character, honesty, self-confidence, and uphold my financial responsibilities.
2. As a sorority, we will promote unity, friendship, professionalism, follow traditions, and maintain our image.
3. As an integral part of the school, we will promote engineering and technical science activities, high scholastic standards, and strong relations between students and faculty.
4. As an active member in the community, we will promote understanding, knowledge, and communication within our profession.

Additionally, we all pursue the betterment of our community through the following objectives:

1. To create friendships while promoting self-confidence, professionalism and motivation among female engineers and technical scientists of all curricula.
2. To work for the betterment of the individual and the Sorority as a whole.
3. To create a friendly and warm environment among its members.
4. To promote the welfare and interest of the profession.
5. To strengthen the relationships between students and faculty.
6. To enhance educational achievements and scholarship.
7. To help develop the highest standards of personal integrity and character.
8. To foster and maintain the bond of sisterhood through a continuing program for the alumnae.

Symbols, Jewels, and Colors

Colors: Our colors are royal blue, silver, and white.
Jewels: The jewels of Alpha Omega Epsilon are blue sapphire, pearl, and diamond.
Mascot: Our mascot is the dolphin. Dolphins are extremely intelligent and gregarious creatures, not unlike Alpha Omega Epsilon sisters.