This interest group is chaired & founded by Arpana Vaniya, Ph.D. WomiX was first established in Nov 2019, WomiX had its first social mixer with ECM during the 1st annual MANA conference.

The WomiX committee includes Stephanie Bishop, Ph.D., Maryam Goudarzi, Ph.D., Isin Tuna Sakallioglu, Ph.D., Ivana Blazenovic, Ph.D., Chathuri Mohottige, Ph.D., Denise MacMillan, Ph.D., and Khyati Pathak, Ph.D.

Mission Statement:

WomiX was established to promote the professional development and engagement of womxn in Metabolomics by creating a sense of community and providing opportunities for networking and mentorship. WomiX is committed to the advancement of womxn in Metabolomics.

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Upcoming Events:

None, check us out in 2022 for new events.


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  • WomiX Mentorship Program 2022 is looking for mentors and mentees to participate. If you'd like to participate in your program 

Currently ongoing: 


Past Events:

  • WomiX Mentorship Program (Feb-December 2021)
    • Mentors: Dajana Vuckovic, Erin Baker, Mara L. Leimanis, Biswapriya Misra, Malak Tfaily, Camila Filgueiras, Maryam Goudarzi, and Belinda Willard
    • Mentee: Melanie Odenkirk, Ana Henriques da Costa, Isin Sakallioglu, Dania Malik, Raichel Cohen Harazi, Ying Zhang, Crystal Concepcion, Candice Ulmer,
    • Gayatri Iyer, Camila Filgueiras, and Maryam Goudarzi
  • WomiX Women's Week to Celebrate Women's History Month (March 8th-12th)
    • Networking Event (March 12, 2021)
  • Images of Success Seminar Series:
    • Feb 17, 2021 on "Academia to Industry."
    • Apr 23, 2021 on "The good, the bad, and the ugly of working in a metabolomics core"
    • Jun 25, 2021 on “Ask anything from A to Z: Ph.D. students from metabolomics labs.”
    • Aug 25, 2021 on “Tackling the Seen and Unforeseen Challenges of Publishing”
    • Oct 19, 2021 on "Best Practices for Effective Science Communication"
    • Dec 13, 2021 on "Ask anything from A to Z: How to improve your network"