Florida State University
Alliance for the Advancement of Florida's Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering http://aafawce.eng.usf.edu/advancepaid/
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'.
The mission of the Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering (AAFAWCE) ADVANCE-PAID program is to increase the representation and promote the advancement of academic women in chemistry and engineering, thereby developing a more diverse science and engineering workforce.
Funded by the National Science Foundation on September 1st, 2009, the goals of the AAFAWCE ADVANCE-PAID project are:
-To increase recruitment of women on the faculty in chemistry and engineering
-To enhance retention by mentoring academic women
-To promote leadership within the university and the scientific field
This poster presents demographics and job satisfaction data related to women faculty in chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering at Florida State University.
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).