The NSF ADVANCE award will allow researchers at UMass Lowell and UMass Medical School to advance the study of Gender bias in the workplace. The team will focus on creating new metrics and tools for the assessment and quantification of subtle gender biases and other causes of micro-inequities—the accumulation of subtle biases over a long period of time.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting addresses how we think as faculty members; women faculty members barriers to access in the academy and faculty rewards, impact of discrimination in terms of policies, and what actions and strategies we can take.
This presentation from the 2010 PI Meeting covers: ADVANCE grant at Iowa State University, how to use data in diversifying the faculty by Identifying and Naming Challenges, using Data and Mobilizing Support, moving beyond person-centered approaches, implementing programs, and measuring progress.
This website, developed by Mary Ann Mason at UC Berkeley and Joan Williams at the UC Hastings College of Law, provides "workshops in a box" and other resources on gender bias, family friendly policies, and the economics of retaining women in STEM.
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.
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.
The ADVANCE Implementation Mentors Network connects change leaders at ADVANCE grantee institutions to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. advanceaimnetwork.org
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. SBE-0244916, with additional support from the Clare Boothe Luce program of the Henry Luce Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Henry Luce Foundation.