In the News
Dr. Eve Riskin, ADVANCE Director, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, and Professor of Electrical Engineering, discusses her educational and professional trajectory and offers wisdom for women pursuing careers in science and engineering.
Coleen Carrigan, ADVANCE Research Associate and Anthropology Doctoral Candidate, was honored with an AAUW American Fellowship, an award that affords many of the nation's most competitive women scholars "the opportunity to become leading thinkers in their fields."
Joyce Yen, ADVANCE Program/Research Manager, was recognized for her excellent leadership through the ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change with a University of Washington David B. Thorud Leadership Award. The award honors one staff member per year "who has demonstrated exceptional abilities to lead, serve, inspire, and collaborate with broad impact."
May 2011 | Inside Higher Education
2011 On-Ramps into Academia workshop profiled as creative strategy to expand the numbers of women faculty in STEM.
January 2011 | Xconomy Seattle
A national-level ADVANCE workshop provides tools and advice for women scientists in industry to apply for faculty jobs, increasing the national pool of women faculty in STEM.
January 2010 | Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleges with NSF-ADVANCE programs find creative ways to continue their impact after the grant expires.
June 2007 | Seattle Woman Magazine
Mentorship is key to women scientists' success in STEM fields. UW ADVANCE is one of many available resources for women faculty and students seeking support.