Florida International University
ACE Partnership http://sish.fiu.edu/initiatives/advance-grant/project-summary/
This presentations covers the history of discrimination of women in science and then extends into how to discrimination now exists. The end of the presentation looks at the future of women in science and how to success in the 'end game'.
Alliances for Advancing Academic Women: Guidelines for Collaborating in STEM Fields describes the activities and learning from a collaborative NSF ADVANCE-PAID project among five universities in Florida. The three editors are Penny J. Gilmer (FSU), Berrin Tansel (FIU), and Michelle Hughes Miller (USF).
This PAID-ADVANCE project (funded for three years at $573K) proposes a partnership between Florida International University (FIU) and the University of Michigan (UM) so that FIU, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), can adapt, implement, and disseminate some of the materials, tools, and practices that have been effective in increasing the participation and advancement of women in the sciences at UM.
Interactive theater is a powerful tool for better understanding and dealing with unintended obstacles to career success. The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) Theatre Program uses a solid foundation of research on faculty and student experiences to develop and present provocative vignettes that engage the audience in thinking and discussing issues of diversity, pedagogy and inclusion.
This site contains links to the Women in Science Lecture Series, which was was recently launched at FIU thanks to a generous gift by Mine Üçer. The speaker series hopes to promote the awareness, participation and advancement of women pursuing academic careers in science. Many of FIU's science departments will be bringing speakers to highlight women in the sciences.
Link to the FIU ADVANCE Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring, containing information on best practices and guidelines for recruiting and hiring faculty.
Site containing links to FIU Advance reports, posters, resources, and program evaluations.
Poster highlighting the goals, activities, and outcomes of the ADVANCE grant at FIU. Includes recommendations for future advancement.
Document offering a method for department faculty to provide evaluations of job candidates.
It is meant to be a template for departments that they can modify as necessary for their own uses.
The proposed questions are designed for junior faculty candidates; however, alternate language is
suggested in parenthesis for senior faculty candidates.
The STRIDE (Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence) Committee at FIU will educate and assist in faculty hiring and promotion processes through educational theatre sketches performed by UM’S CRLT (Center for Research on Learning and Teaching) theatre group, using innovative workshops to empower and educate women in math and science.
List of links and resources intended to promote University diversity and excellence.
In 2010, the FIU Faculty Climate Survey was conducted to establish an accurate and comprehensive picture of the professional needs, priorities, interests, and activities of FIU's faculty. It represents the first internal effort to collect faculty views about their career progress and environment at FIU. The information gathered through this survey was intended to inform the leadership at FIU about the faculty’s needs and satisfaction regarding various aspects of their jobs, including salary, mentoring oppor