Alliances for Advancing Academic Women: Guidelines for by Penny J. Gilmer

By Penny J. Gilmer

This specific ebook offers very important guidance and examples of the way STEM (e.g., technology, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic) college and management can collaborate in the direction of ambitions of recruiting, mentoring, and selling management to educational ladies school. in accordance with the reviews of college throughout 5 Florida universities, together with one nationwide laboratory, each one bankruptcy highlights one point of a multi-institutional collaboration on an NSF ADVANCE-PAID furnish devoted to reaching those 3 objectives. Highlighting the significance of coordination, integration, and suppleness, each one bankruptcy information innovations and demanding situations of creating a multi-site collaboration, assessing weather in STEM departments, addressing differential institutional readiness and infrastructure, and enforcing switch. The authors recommend how one can construct on intrainstitutional strengths via interinstitutional actions, together with shared workshops, study, and fabrics. Separate chapters concentrate on recruiting girls into STEM departments, mentoring ladies college, and delivering management possibilities to ladies. A theoretical bankruptcy comprises Cultural historic job conception as a lens for reading the alliances' actions and overview facts. different chapters current study on ladies STEM school, contributing insights approximately STEM women's experience of isolation. Chapters contain a reflective metalogue written through a social scientist. The booklet closes with classes discovered from this collaboration.

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Founded in 1972, FIU, the newest university within our collaborative, was Miami-Dade County’s first public, four-year university and is certified as a Hispanic-serving institution. Despite differences among the collaborating universities, the AAFAWCE institutions shared similar problems in a number of areas: – recruitment of female faculty in engineering and chemistry, particularly at junior and senior levels; – retention of female faculty who depart for careers in industry or to academic settings elsewhere; – dearth of women STEM academics in leadership positions in the academy; and – employment of non-tenure track STEM faculty who are largely female.

Her study involved women STEM faculty at all five universities. We conducted this study in the third year of the grant. With our data as a backdrop, to fulfill our project objectives we modified and adapted successful programs developed in the context of other ADVANCEInstitutional Transformation projects, specifically: – recruiting women into the academic faculty, – mentoring and networking of academic women faculty, and – transforming careers of academic women via leadership workshops. The AAFAWCE hosted many events related to these activities, such as Train-thetrainer recruitment workshop, the mentoring workshop, and two COACh workshops that faculty from all five universities attended.

UF Webinar of NSF Grant Writing Workshop (May 2013) Tanya Pietrass, NSF Deputy Division Director Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) in Florida Lead C C Lead 7. FIU formed a team for Women in Transportation Practice and Research in University Transportation Center Lead III. Dissemination GEOSET or Vimeo 1. GEOSET Web cast on AAFAWCE project (Mar 2010) GEOSET-Global Education Outreach: Science, Engineering, Technology at FSU, Harold Kroto Lead (Continued) 25 P. J.

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