Flora Stone Mather Center for Women

Office: Tinkham Veale University Center 248
Phone: 216.368.0985
Fax: 216.368.0977



Kim Yacoub 

WISER President and Leadership Coordinator

Kim Yacoub is from Westlake, OH and is pursuing a Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry. She plans on receiving her Masters Degree in Forensic Science after graduation. She is the President of WISER and the Middle Eastern Cultural Association for 2014-2015 and a Civic Engagement Scholar. She loves to watch comedies, hang out with friends and travel!

Alison Brooks 

WISER Mentor Programming Coordinator


Alison Brooks is a graduate student studying Civil Engineering with a focus in Structural Engineering. She completed her undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) with a minor in Economics. While an undergraduate at CWRU, Alison was a member of the varsity swim team for two years, served as Treasurer for the CWRU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority (ΑΧΩ). 



Simone Michaels 

General Electric (GE) Outreach Programming Specialist


Simone Michaels received her Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in 2013. Having worked at General Electric Aviation and NASA’s Glenn Research Center, she has extensive experience in propulsion and mechanical systems. She has made significant contributions to the understanding of Micro Air Vehicles while researching for CWRU’s Biologically Inspired Robotics lab. In her free time, she likes to develop her skills as a musician, challenge herself as an athlete, and advance her ratings as a private pilot. Simone is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from CWRU. As this year’s General Electric Outreach Programming Specialist, she hopes to promote the involvement of young women in STEMM and encourage them to explore their interests in these fields.


WISER students are able to gather and meet in their own WISER room. Centrally located on campus, the room is set up for conversation, napping, and working. The lounge also has computers and a printer available.