Activating networks. Removing barriers. Empowering success. Changing culture.
ADVANCE is a UW program that takes strategic action to eliminate underrepresentation of women faculty in STEM at the UW and beyond. We partner with individual faculty, department chairs, UW leadership and the broader STEM community to remove roadblocks so that women faculty can equitably join, succeed, and lead in the STEM fields.Learn More
News & Events
Dr. Eve Riskin returns to ECE
After 15 years as an Associate Dean in Engineering, UW ADVANCE Faculty Director Eve Riskin returns to UW ECE.
Celebrating 20 years of UW ADVANCE
UW Engineering article highlights UW ADVANCE’s 20 years of supporting women faculty and developing leaders in STEM.
Joyce Yen quoted in Best Colleges
UW ADVANCE Director Joyce Yen offers insight into colleges' diversity efforts and cultural change required in STEM.
Women faculty from ADVANCE departments are full professors
Increase in number of tenure-track women faculty in ADVANCE departments since 2001