Our Mission

Women of Aalto is a network of students which unites the future talents of tech, business and art from Aalto University. We are here to offer a chance for you to get support and encouragement from like minded people and to grow both as a person and as a professional. We promote equality in everything we do and want to help our members surpass their limits. To achieve our vision, we organise inspiring professional events as well as casual mingling.

How to get involved

There is a way for everyone to be involved – you can be an active member, a member of the board or just join our events every now and then to have fun! We welcome you to participate in our activities to get to know us – they are open for everyone irrespective of gender or background.

To become an active member and participate in all planning, please fill in the form to become a member. Our membership is free of charge and doesn’t oblige you to anything! As a member you’ll be amongst the first ones to know about what’s happening in the community and you’ll get notified of upcoming events.

What’s in it for you?

Being a part of this inspiring network you’ll learn a lot about event management, ways to promote equality, interesting career paths and yourself. Getting involved in our activities is a great way to make new friends and establish connections. You have a chance to learn about event management, promoting equality, campaign planning, budgeting, team leadership and so much more! And most important of all, we promise you’ll have a good time with us!

Meet our team

Board Members 2022

Eveliina Autio


Eveliina is a Master’s student studying Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business. She joined Women of Aalto due to the important mission and values that the organization holds and spreads. In her free time, she enjoys reading and playing a variety of sports. During this year, Eveliina hopes to continue building the WOA community to become even larger and stronger by reaching a larger number of students within Aalto University. She is excited to work with the board in creating a variety of events from chill fun and networking to events with a focus on professional development!

Henry Tran

Vice president

Henry is a 3rd-year Computer Science student at Aalto. He has been working in the IT industry for 6 years and would like to use his working experience to support and grow WOA. Henry is passionate about the diversity and equality values of WOA. By joining the WOA Board, he aims to strengthen the collaboration between WOA and other organizations. In addition, Henry desires to enable his teammates to do their best. Similar to other board members, Henry wants WOA to be a community for everyone to develop connections and lifelong friendships.

Ni Nguyen


Ni is a 3rd-year International Business student at Aalto University School of Business. She aspires to strengthen the close-knit WOA community by supporting and bringing about more opportunities for our members through a variety of events. If Ni is not working or studying, she would probably be found cooking, reading, or hanging out with friends. Her reading interest lies in financial topics, politics, history, and sustainability. To balance out her nerdy nature, she has been a football fan since 2014 and an avid partygoer since studying in Mikkeli. Ni looks forward to seeing everyone at our events!

Iris Kause

Head of Communications

Iris is a 2nd-year Engineering Physics student at Aalto University School of Science. She joined the WOA board right after becoming a member to jump straight into the action of what WOA is all about; networking, inspiring, and community building.  Iris wants to encourage more girls to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). In WOA, she uses her graphic design skills to bring visibility to the great things we do here.

Anastasiia Ivanova

Head of Partnerships

Anastasiia is a Master’s Accounting student at Aalto University School of Business. Anastasiia joined Women of Aalto because its vision and mission align with her personal values. She is really excited to be responsible for partnerships and help the association to grow and do collaborations with other associations and companies! In her free time, Anastasiia enjoys doing sports, reading, and traveling above all.

Meyra Muftuoglu

Head of Events

Meyra is a first-year business student at Aalto University. She has grown up with two different cultures which gave her different perspectives on life. Meyra is really interested in meeting new people from different backgrounds and she joined WOA to be a part of something meaningful, and to create amazing events with like-minded people. She believes that these events can bring together people from different study fields at Aalto University!

Maria Mohammadpour

Head of Events

Maria is a Master’s student studying Communications Engineering at Aalto University. She describes her motivation to join WOA in the following way: “Coming from the country with the highest gender inequality rate, I have always wanted to take a step and break any kind of discrimination; therefore, I see joining Women of Aalto as one of the steps through this path.” She hopes that by organizing various kinds of events, WOA will be able to empower more women to raise their voices and support them to be fearless. Maria believes no one is powerless when we come together.

Suvi Pättikangas

Head of Events

Suvi is a final year Marketing Master’s student at Aalto University School of Business. She joined the WOA Board to promote diversity and to celebrate differences and equality. Suvi enjoys organizing different activities from professional networking to casual fun. Most of all, she wants to build a community that creates connections and lifelong friendships.

Anni Heinolainen

Head of Events

Anni is a Master’s student in the field of Bioinformation Technology at Aalto University. She joined Women of Aalto to meet new, inspiring, and like-minded people. Anni wants to help to build a community where everyone is welcome to join. As a Head of Event, she wants to organize different kinds of events for people, who look forward to meeting new people, developing their skills, and having fun!

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