Resources

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This list of resources is continuously updated.

INSIDE HOWARD:

Howard University Career Opportunities – http://www.howard.edu/careers/

Howard University Faculty Publicationshttp://www.howard.edu/library/scholarship@howard
HU Faculty Authors Database, 1995-Present

Research Administrative Services – http://www.howard.edu/research/ras/index.html

Howard University PI Handbook – http://www.howard.edu/research/content/doc/general/PI_Handbook_ver2.pdf

Howard University Directory – http://www.howard.edu/directory/


OUTSIDE HOWARD:

NSF ADVANCEhttp://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/advance/index.jsp

The goal of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) ADVANCE program is to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce. ADVANCE encourages institutions of higher education and the broader science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) community, including professional societies and other STEM-related not-for-profit organizations, to address various aspects of STEM academic culture and institutional structure that may differentially affect women faculty and academic administrators.

ADVANCE Portal:
From the website: http://www.portal.advance.vt.edu/

The National Science Foundation ADVANCE program began in 2001, and as of 2014 had awarded 297 grants to 199 institutions. In addition to large grants focused on “Institutional Transformation”, the early years of the program included grants to individuals, called “Fellows”, and smaller grants for “Leadership” programs. As the program matured, the Fellows and Leadership grants were discontinued, and planning grants called “IT-Catalyst” and “IT-Start” were added, along with “PAID” grants for Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination”. In 2014, the PAID grants were discontinued in favor of “PLAN”, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks.
“The goal of the ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce. Creative strategies to realize this goal are sought from women and men. Members of underrepresented minority groups and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Proposals that address the participation and advancement of women with disabilities and of women from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged.”–From the NSF ADVANCE Webpage

Association for Women in Mathematics – http://www.awm-math.org/

The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)http://www.awis.org

Founded in 1971, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-discipline organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We are committed to driving excellence in STEM and achieving equity for women of all disciplines, across all employment sectors. AWIS reaches more than 20,000 professionals in STEM with members and chapters nationwide. Membership is open to anyone that supports the vision and mission of AWIS.

NSF/OURS Program – http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/NSFOURS_Program

With an $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Opportunities for UnderRepresented Scholars (OURS) program provides initial funding to support full scholarships for eligible participants for a Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic Leadership.

Society of Women Engineershttp://www.swe.org

For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members’ success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s exciting engineering and technology specialties.

We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives and learn how together, WE can continue to make a lasting impact on the future.

Society of Women in STEM and the Society of Women in STEM Conclave – http://www.sswoc.net/  &  http://conclave-swoc.net/

The STEM Women of Color Conclave is the largest national forum that centrally focuses on the intersection of race and gender and its impact on the professional advancement of women of color in the academic STEM disciplines.

Women in Academia Report“Tracking the Progress of Women in Academia” – https://www.wiareport.com

Women in Academia Report monitors and reports trends concerning women in all areas of higher education, discusses important issues of gender equity, reports instances of gender discrimination, and identifies the leaders and laggards among colleges and universities in creating greater opportunities for women. Special editorial attention will be paid to academic programs and other developments at women’s colleges throughout the United States.

Women in Academia Report announces significant appointments of women to positions of influence in higher education. We report important awards and grants to women scholars. We review and provide a database of books of importance to women in higher education.

Topic Specific:

Leadership:

SWE ADVANCE Learning for Career and Life – http://advancelearning.swe.org

Faculty FocusAcademic Leadership Qualities