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Tue, 03/28/2017

ADVANCE Celebrates 15 years of advancing STEM faculty diversity

Press release for UW ADVANCE's 15-year celebration highlighting some of ADVANCE's achievements since its inception.


Mon, 01/23/2017

LATTICE Press Release

A press release about LATTICE was released on January 12, 2017. See LATTICE connects women engineering in early academic careers with peers and support article.


Wed, 09/07/2016

ADVANCE Director Joyce Yen and her colleagues from the BRAINS program has a paper published in CBE-LSE!

ADVANCE Director Joyce Yen and her colleagues from the BRAINS program has a paper published in September 2016 issue of CBE LSE. The paper is titled “Learning to Thrive: Building Diverse Scientists’ Access to Community and Resources through the BRAINS Program.”

BRAINS: Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience is a national program designed to diversify neuroscience by increasing retention of early-career neuroscientists from underrepresented groups. This paper highlights particular programmatic innovations and discusses recommendations to broaden participation in the life sciences.

Thu, 05/12/2016

ON-Ramp to Greater STEM Diversity

The latest issue of Science features an article about the On-Ramps, describing the process and findings of the program.


Thu, 02/18/2016

ADVANCE's LATTICE Program Receives NSF Funding

Launching Academics on the Tenure-Track: An Intentional Community in Engineering (LATTICE) is a four-and-a-half-year NSF ADVANCE project that will create two professional development programs for early career women. The first program will be designed for women in electrical and computer engineering; the second will be for underrepresented women in engineering.

Thu, 02/18/2016

"On-Ramping" Paves the Way for Women Scientists, Engineers to Return to Academia

The National Science Foundation features an article about the On-Ramps program in their "News from the Field."

Fri, 02/05/2016

On-Ramping: Following women scientists and engineers through their transition from nonacademic to faculty careers

ADVANCE has published a journal paper about research conducted with On-Ramps into Academia participants who are now in faculty careers. It was published in the Journal of Technology Transfer in December 2015.

Thu, 02/04/2016

"On-Ramping" Paves the Way for Women Scientists, Engineers to Return to Academia

UW Today features an article discussing the On-Ramps program and its unique approach and impact in increasing and diversifying women faculty in STEM.

Mon, 11/09/2015

UW LEADs Nation in Female Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering's quarterly newsletter, Trend, features LEAD-it-Yourself! in an article discussing UW's national lead in women engineering faculty.


Fri, 11/06/2015

ADVANCE Awarded NSF PLAN-D Grant, Women Achieving Tenure-Track Success: Strategies to Enable Community-based Retention

Program/Research Manager Dr. Joyce Yen (PI) and Dr. Eve Riskin (co-PI) have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award entitled Women Achieving Tenure-Track Success: Strategies to Enable Community-based Retention. Building on the successful WEBS and BRAINS professional development programs, this project will create a community-centric mentoring, networking, and career development program that targets early career women in electrical engineering and underrepresented women in engineering and computer science. This project is in collaboration with North Carolina State University and California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. Co-PIs include Dr. M. Claire Horner-Devine, Dr. Julie Ivy, and Dr. Coleen Carrigan.


Tue, 09/29/2015

Dr. Riskin and Dr. Yen interviewed by UW 360 on "Closing the Gap"

UW 360 interviews Eve Riskin, UW ADVANCE Director, and Joyce Yen, UW ADVANCE Research Manager, about their work promoting gender diversity in engineering. The interview focuses on the LEAD program and the upcoming LEAD-it-Yourself! program.

Fri, 06/19/2015

Want to see female leadership in STEM? Look no further than UW's School of Engineering

The Puget Sound Business Journal highlighted the excellent percentage of female tenure-track faculty within the UW's College of Engineering and announced the October 26th LEAD-it-Yourself Train-the-Trainer Workshop, a training that will equip college and university leaders to further STEM faculty diversity and inclusion. 

Fri, 06/19/2015

UW LEADs nation in female engineering faculty

UW Today featured the LEAD-it-Yourself program and the Train-the-Trainer Workshop that will be hosted at UW on October 26, 2015. 

Tue, 03/31/2015

ADVANCE Faculty Data

Tue, 03/31/2015

ADVANCE Faculty Data

Tue, 02/10/2015

On-Ramps into Academia highlighted in Oceanography article

UW ADVANCE's On-Ramps into Academia program was highlighted in "Advancing women in oceanography: How NSF's ADVANCE program promotes gender equity in academia". The article appeared in Women in Oceanography, a supplement to Oceanography 27(4).

Joyce Yen 2019

Tue, 02/03/2015

ADVANCE Program/Research Manager, Dr. Joyce Yen, announced as a 2015 Women of Color Empowered honoree

Dr. Yen was among the honorees of this year's Making a Difference: Honoring Women in Male Dominated Careers, organized by Women of Color Empowered and Northwest Asian Weekly. Read the announcement, or a recap of the event.


Thu, 08/14/2014

UW College of Engineering highlights ADVANCE

Work by Dr. Coleen Carrigan, ADVANCE Postdoctoral Research Associate, and UW ADVANCE on workplace and academic environments was highlighted by the UW College of Engineering on Facebook.

Joyce Yen 2019

Tue, 06/10/2014

Dr. Yen Presents at genderSTE Working Groups

Dr. Joyce Yen presented at genderSTE, a European network of 40+ countries that works to advance women, on May 20-21, 2014 in Crete, Greece. 


Mon, 06/02/2014

Tech: Where the women and minorities aren't

Google released its diversity numbers after it (and most other tech firms) have spent years without disclosing such figures. Dr. Coleen Carrigan, an anthropologist with UW ADVANCE, comments.

Eve Riskin

Thu, 02/20/2014

IEEE Fellows Champion the Cause of Women Engineers

ADVANCE Director Dr. Eve Riskin is highlighted as one of three IEEE Fellows who strongly promotes the inclusion and advancement of women in engineering.

Tue, 01/21/2014

UW360 - Women in Engineering at UW

UW 360 highlights UW ADVANCE for its role in closing the gender gap for women in engineering at the University of Washington.


Tue, 10/01/2013

UW ADVANCE Cultivates Inclusive Culture for Women Faculty in Engineering

UW ADVANCE was featured on the front page of the Seattle Times for its role in cultivating an inclusive culture for women in STEM fields.