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About the Portal
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.
From PhD to Professoriate, April 22, 2013 by Peggy Layne
From Ph.D. to Professoriate: The Role of the Institution in Fostering the Advancement of Postdoc Women is a new resource book developed by the National Postdoctoral Association as part of NPA ADVANCE. The book provides an overview of our current understanding of the various factors impeding postdoc women's continuation in academia and recommended practices that have shown promise for aiding these women in overcoming these obstacles. The goal is to help focus institutions' efforts to support postdoc women to foster their career advancement.
2013 ADVANCE Program Workshop, December 13, 2012 by Peggy Layne
The 2013 ADVANCE Program workshop was held in Alexandria VA on March 3-5, 2013.
Presentations from the workshop are available on the AWIS website.
Current NSF ADVANCE Solicitation, December 13, 2012 by Peggy Layne
The current NSF ADVANCE solicitation is available. Proposals for Institutional Transformation and IT-Catalyst grants will be accepted in 2013.
Deadline for letters of intent is October 4, 2013.
Deadline for full proposals is November 12, 2013.
Congratulations to new ADVANCE grant recipients:, September 27, 2012 by Peggy Layne
|California Polytechnic State University|
|University of New Hampshire|
|University of Virginia|
|University of Massachusetts Medical School|
|Rochester Institute of Tech|
|University of Cincinnati|
|University of Massachusetts Lowell|
|University of California-Davis|
|University of Maryland Baltimore County|
|University of Texas - Pan American|
|Institute for Women's Policy Research|
Science of Broadening Participation, March 20, 2012 by Peggy Layne
NSF issued a Dear Colleague letter announcing support for the Science of Broadening Participation on January 12, 2012:
A Science of Broadening Participation will employ the cognitive, behavioral, social and economic sciences to inform approaches to broadening participation and will strengthen our national science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) capabilities and competitive advantage.
NSF ADVANCE 2011 PI Meeting Presentations, November 29, 2011 by Peggy Layne
AWIS has posted audio recordings and slides from the 2011 NSF ADVANCE PI Meeting. Links to individual sessions will be added to the portal soon.
ADVANCE at NSF
“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