Promoting Women in STEM

Resources for promoting women in STEM fields

ADVANCE: NSF grants to support programs that advance women in math and engineering. Links below lead to information about mentoring, faculty searches, diversifying faculty, enhancing department climate, etc.

  • NSF source for Guidebooks: cover topics like the search process, recruitment, and promotion & tenure, including an “interview toolkit.”
  • NSF source for Handbooks: further resources, like the Faculty Recruitment Handbook and a Faculty Recruitment Handbook.
  • NSF source for Handouts: for passing out information that a person can take away from an event or conversation with information about programs, initiatives, recommendations, and topics like accountability and equity, for instance a “faculty retention checklist.”

Women in Biology: lots of general discussion about women in STEM fields

The World’s Women Reports
Reports on trends and statistics of gender equality from the United Nations.

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