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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.


2014 ADVANCE Workshop Presentations, April 03, 2014 by Peggy Layne

Presentations from the 2014 ADVANCE Workshop are available on the AWIS website at https://awis.site-ym.com/?ADVANCE2014


StratEGIC Toolkit: Strategies for Effecting Gender Equity and Institutional Change, March 07, 2014 by Peggy Layne

The StratEGIC Toolkit: Strategies for Effecting Gender Equity and Institutional Change (www.strategictoolkit.org), launched at the recent ADVANCE PI meeting. The Toolkit highlights 13 of the most frequently used change interventions, offering a Brief on each one that highlights the rationale and purpose of the intervention, various models and examples of how the intervention might be used, and a discussion of the associated affordances and limitations.


Tools for Change in STEM, November 21, 2013 by Peggy Layne

The Tools for Change in STEM website provides "workshops in a box" and other resources about gender bias, family friendly policies, and the economics of retaining women in STEM.


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ADVANCE Grantees

Take a look at all NSF ADVANCE grant recipients here.


“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 Indicators Toolkit

The methods and procedures outlined in this toolkit will help you to meet the NSF reporting requirements. The appendix tables and charts can be used as templates for preparing your own tables. more

Program Evaluation Toolkit

This toolkit will help provide guidance for program evaluation and help with making effective presentations based on quantiative data collection. more