Some say that this world is all about who you know. This webpage is a set of links to initiatives, events, and best practices on networking
The ADVANCEing Faculty Career Networking Awards Program targets tenure-track or tenured women who are building their research program or expanding their research into a new area. Applicants to this program must provide a clear proposal with goals that include specific activities to increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors.
In addition to orienting women faculty to Project PACE, the luncheons allow women scientists at UM-Missoula to form an academic community and network with one another, as well as learn about research endeavors of fellow UM women scientists.
Brown University's ADVANCE Program has created an award to help faculty networking and relationships. "Career Development Awards are intended to help faculty increase their exposure to senior colleagues at other institutions who can serve as collaborators, role models and sponsors. These awards could be particularly useful for Assistant Professors who are beginning to build their research program or for mid-career faculty moving in a more collaborative direction or trying to make contacts in a different res
This short presentation introduces networking and why it is valuable.
This short presentation covers how to be effective in academia and the role that professional societies can play in helping you be effective. Some examples include showing initiative, networking, being a self-manager, having perspective, and being a good follower. This presentation was given at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting session on Perspectives from Members of Professional Societies.
This document is a one page agenda for a workshop on successfully attending conferences. The events of the workshop are titled lunch and introductions, presentations, discussion, and evaluation.
This document is a list of meetings, presentations, and a description of efforts to encourage women to network in chemistry and physics.
Dr. Marlene Zuk, gave a presentation and lead a discussion about bias in the evaluation of scholarship and its impact on the representation of women in science and engineering.
The 2008 Faculty Career Success Workshop provided a learning time for junior faculty to network with colleagues from Rice and from peer schools and learn about strategies for professional, academic success.
Each year (and hopefully in the future, twice each year), SEEDS hosts a UM-wide networking event, featuring a prominent speaker or workshop event. The first UM-wide event, Lunch with the Prez, is described. The next event is scheduled for October, 2009.
The Women in Science Lunches and Breakfasts are designed to help build collaboration and a sense of community among women science faculty at The University of Montana-Missoula.
“MU-ADVANCE Mini-Grants are available for female faculty in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines seeking to enhance networking (e.g., travel to national meetings), grant proposal submissions, interdisciplinary research efforts, or manuscript preparation. For non-tenured faculty, these activities are expected to tangibly enhance faculty careers. Collaborative-projects which involve more than one faculty member may request support for shared research and/or teaching interes
On Friday, October 17, 2008, ADVANCE sponsored a Faculty Mentor Lunch Workshop at the UClub. Faye Boudreaux-Bartels Professor and Chair, Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering and Barb Silver, Director of the ADVANCE Program, facilitated the workshop. About 20 of us enjoyed lunch...
A description of the Eminent Scholar Program, Faculty Horizons Workshop, Faculty Liaisons, Faculty Sponsorship Committee, WISE Group, Faculty ADVANCEment Workshop Series, Faculty Development Mentoring Initiatives, Distinguished Speaker Series, Presidential Leadership Fellowship turned Leadership Cohort, and the National Leadership Conference by the University of Maryland-Baltimore County’s ADVANCE program are described in this document. It was presented at the 2008 PI Meeting in a roundtable on Mentoring an
The IWSN is a national network of native women scientists. It will be a self sustaining entity that extends the University of Montana’s Partnership for Comprehensive Equity’s (PACE) model of support and networking to native women scientists across the country. The IWSN is developing from within, with participants taking leadership roles and shaping the content and structure of the network.
This webpage is a list of reports that are on social networks.
The sections of this presentation are what is networking, your networking universe, networking quiz, 10 commandments of networking, and closing tips.
Negotiation is a critical skill in the university - it is one of the ways the system works. When a woman fails to negotiate for what she needs to be successful, the potential for accumulation of disadvantage magnifies.
The sections of this poster are goals of the project, activities, initial findings, and examples of new honors.
Sample titles from slides in this presentation are: networking is a natural process, we can stimulate the process by, a successful faculty career, and early career network cornerstones.
Each year the Women In Networks Initiative hosts a welcome reception for new faculty in the STEM disciplines. These welcome receptions are designed to increase the visibility of new faculty while providing them with a forum in which to make new contacts and learn about faculty issues here at Boston University...
Mary Erskine WIN Faculty Grants are available to tenure track women faculty members in the STEM disciplines at Boston University to support a variety of research activities. These awards are intended to enhance the professional networks of women faculty members, removing a barrier to women’s accomplishments, and ultimately increasing the diversity of faculty in the science and engineering fields...
ISU faculty team who attended the 2008 Bix XII Faculty Development Conference reconvened at ISU to share the most important points brought home from the event.
The ADVANCEing Faculty Program sponsors monthly Faculty Lunches at the Ropp Center on campus. The goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for faculty to network, as well as hear news and updates on upcoming programs and events. Each lunch will include a short, interactive mini-program on a professional development or leadership topic. The schedule for the 2009-2010 academic year is listed below.
“The CU Women's Network, of the University of Colorado at Boulder, focuses on the professional needs of women staff at all levels of the classified and professional exempt systems, by providing networking and mentoring opportunities; promoting professional development; addressing issues specific to women staff; and advocating the career advancement of women at CU.” From this webpage you can navigate to meetings and activities, committees, resources, operating principles, and contact and membership informati
This document is a handout for a workshop on successfully attending conferences. The sections of this paper include readings, pre-workshop activities, presentations, and background resources.
ADVANCE is sponsoring a series of networking events this coming semester for administrators, faculty, and staff. Each monthly session will begin with a brief presentation on one of a range of faculty development topics (sponsored project support, leadership development, work/family balance, etc.) followed by an opportunity to network with Brown colleagues.
In accordance with the Georgia Tech proposal, termed professorships have encouraged the development of networks of women faculty in NSF colleges. Women faculty in these colleges meet as groups frequently and are individually mentored by the ADVANCE professors
This document is a list of best practices about attending conferences, and why they are important.
This poster is about women geoscientists. The left side of the poster discusses the number of women in faculty positions, how geoscientists perceive gender equity, and reasons why geoscientists contemplate leaving the field. The right side presents strategies to build a community of female geoscientists. This poster was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI Meeting in a roundtable on Diversity in ADVANCE.
This presentation covers networking and how their mini-grants have helped create working network through sponsors.
NJIT’s Open Partnership initiative facilitates the flow of information across sectors in order to increase collaboration and partnership opportunities among women in academia, industry and government.
“The MU-ADVANCE Recruiting and Networking Initiative applies assertive strategies to increase the number of STEM female applicants at Marshall. Many searches have few or no female applicants. In year one, the MU-ADVANCE Program will begin by forming a Recruitment Committee to assist STEM search committees in attracting more female applicants with a goal of increasing female hires.” Links and an explanation of this initiative is provided on this webpage.
The Advancing Leaders Program is comprised of a cohort drawn from different colleges across NMSU. This year-long leadership program was established in 2004 and has served more than 150 faculty to date.
The program provides monthly workshops and a two-day off-campus retreat to develop leadership and managerial skills. Participants build ongoing networking opportunities, connect with a mentor from upper administration, and learn about the core values and best practices at NMSU.
CWRU has run many faculty development events for faculty, administrators, and department chairs. The most recent of these is the Susan Case Event in 2006.
Our goal? Assist incumbent women faculty in STEM as they develop their professional networks of collaborators, mentors, and campus supporters. The primary goal is to increase career resilience by establishing a supportive web of professional and social relations which incumbent women faculty can tap into when challenges and dilemmas arise in their career paths. Specific programs will include group workshops and one-on-one coaching opportunities that increase appreciation for and use of networks.
SU-ADVANCE hosted its first day-long workshop, giving women STEM faculty members a chance to (Re)Connect with each other and with the program following a very busy summer.
Our goal? Contribute substantially to our understanding of the relationship between network connections and career progress. There is a strong research component to this project. Researchers Pamela Brandes (Whitman School) and Ines Mergel (Maxwell School) will explore relational factors that contribute, or conversely present obstacles, to faculty success. This study will look at challenges unique to women faculty members, identify key relational drivers of their professional and career success, and the best
ELATE at Drexel™ is a one year part time Fellowship program designed to support the leadership development of senior women faculty in the fields of academic engineering, science, and technology. This exciting new program has attracted expert facilitators from these fields, and was recently awarded a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to implement rigorous research on the program’s impact and efficacy.
Now is the time for Lehigh's STEM women faculty to enroll in I-WISEN, the Interdisciplinary Women in Science and Engineering Network. I-WISEN will be launched in Fall 2011.
LU-WISE Luncheons will be held monthly starting in September 2011. Women STEM faculty, adjuncts, professors of practice, and post-doctoral researchers are invited to informal luncheons to become familiar with one another and share experiences. At Lehigh STEM disciplines are: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, Economics, and the disciplines within the College of Engineering.
As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE-IT Grant, Lehigh ADVANCE has formed a Lehigh University “Women in Science and Engineering, WISE” group in Spring 2011.
The LU-WISE Lunch Series will build community by cultivating a friendly atmosphere to enable participants to learn about women scientists’ and engineers’ research areas of interest and to participate in informal dialogue and exploration of new ideas while reducing isolation. Lehigh ADVANCE aims to host 2 – 3 LU-WISE luncheons per semester.
The Lehigh Employee Relations Advisory Committee (ERAC) sponsors monthly networking sessions called REACH: Resources to Engage, Accomplish, Connect & Help. REACH is an interdepartmental and university-wide program aimed at fostering professional relationships and networks among faculty and staff. This month, Lehigh ADVANCE will be included in a Provost Office Panel that is introduced to the current REACH cohort. Contact ERAC for more information about this program.
Resources for women in science & engineering
A variety of activities are planned for LU-WISE networking and career advancement opportunities.
Build community in a friendly atmosphere and learn about women scientists and engineers while participating in informal dialogue and exploration of new ideas while reducing isolation. Lehigh ADVANCE will host LU-WISE Luncheons monthly, throughout the academic year. Women STEM faculty, adjuncts, professors of practice, and post-doctoral researchers are invited to attend.
Starting Fall 2011, all pre-tenure faculty new in AY 2010-11 and AY 2011-12 are invited to participate in the new initiative Interdisciplinary Networking Committees. Participants include faculty from all colleges, those working interdisciplinarily, and those focused in one discipline. This voluntary program is co-organized by Lehigh ADVANCE and the Deputy Provost for Faculty Affairs.
The main objectives of the ADVANCE Scholar Program are to provide mentors for underrepresented women STEM faculty (e.g. women of color, GLBT) and to establish a national conference specifically for women who are marginalized along multiple dimensions.
The ADVANCE Center for Women Faculty is organizing mentoring groups centered on personal and professional interests. This activity functions as a complement to existing one-on-one mentoring (Women’s Faculty Network, the Mexican American Latino Faculty Association and the Black Faculty Alliance) and facilitates the development of social connections among women faculty.
This page contains links to online videos of AAFAWCE Presentations.
ESWN is an international peer-mentoring network of women in the Earth Sciences, many of whom are in the early stages of their careers. Our mission is to promote career development, build community, provide opportunities for informal mentoring and support, and facilitate professional collaborations.
This NETWORKing workshop, as proposed by Universidad Metropolitana (UMET) and its collaborative partner institution University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), will address faculty advancement and retention of women in STEM disciplines, aligned with NSF’s Career-Life Balance Initiative. The proposed workshop wishes to be the first of a series of conferences targeted to develop a Hispanic NETWORKing Project that through new explorations will promote academic institutional transformations, and new opportu
UC Davis ADVANCE is a newly funded Institutional Transformation grant that began in September of 2012. Our program is supported by the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Program which aims to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. We are excited to launch this website to share information about the program, related research, and our efforts to promote and increase the diversity of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) faculty on our ca
The ADVANCE–PAID Program (2007-2011) disseminated best practices from NMSU to its alliance members through training, mentoring and networking. The alliance members included the University of New Mexico, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The WFC is a partner of ADVANCE project TRACS and an advisory group that was first organized in 2006 to address the concerns of women faculty as well as gender-specific issues across campus and beyond. The WFC supports women faculty at all stages of their careers in a variety of mentoring and networking activities. The WFC participants are committed to promoting the accomplishments of MSU's colleagues in their research, creative work, teaching, service, and administration.
The objective of the Education and Empowerment Initiative is to promote campus awareness and a positive climate active communication, training, workshops and a women's faculty network.
This link contains information on the Women's Faculty Network (WFN), including listserv and activities calendar. The purpose of the WFN is to empower UTPA female faculty members by advocating for opportunities to advance women’s professional development in research, teaching, and service, while balancing their personal, career, physical, and mental health demands.