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Welcome to the home page of the Advance Portal Website. This site aims to link the activities of NSF Advance grant recipients. You can find information by using the menus to the left of the page or the search feature on the right. If you have any questions about anything here or know of links that should be added, feel free to contact us.


2016 ADVANCE/GSE Workshop, November 02, 2015 by Peggy Layne

The 2016 NSF ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop will be held from May 22 to 24, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel.

The 2016 ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop: Research, Interventions, Impact will focus on research and development work that synthesizes quantitative and qualitative approaches affecting gender composition and representation at all levels in STEM education and STEM education workplaces. 

Registration will be open and additional information will be available in December.


Presentations from ADVANCE GSE 2015 meeting now available, June 29, 2015 by Peggy Layne

The Association for Women in Science has posted links to presentations from the 2015 ADVANCE/GSE meeting here: https://awis.site-ym.com/general/custom.asp?page=ADVANCEGSE2015


New article by Mary Anne Holmes gives overview of ADVANCE program, February 09, 2015 by Peggy Layne

Holmes, M.A. 2014. Advancing women in oceanography: How NSF's ADVANCE program promotes gender equity in academia. Oceanography 27(4) supplement:30–38, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.112.


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ADVANCE Grantees

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“The goal of the ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce.” more


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ADVANCE Listserve

This mailing list is for the use of the ADVANCE PIs, Directors, and Program Developers. It will enable us to share best practices, helpful web sites and programs, discuss common goals, etc. You can subscribe here.

ADVANCE Toolkits

The methods and procedures outlined in these toolkits will help you to meet the NSF reporting requirements and conduct effective program evaluations. Toolkits are available here.

AIM Network

The ADVANCE Implementation Mentors Network connects change leaders at ADVANCE grantee institutions to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. advanceaimnetwork.org