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Initiatives

 

Equity Programs

 

PAID INITIATIVES
The GEP received a second NSF ADVANCE award titled, Partnership for Implementation, Adaptation and Dissemination Award. Under this award the GEP has two intitiatives:

SPONSORSHIP

  • Make awards to women scientists.
  • Identify/invite sponsors.
  • Develop colloquia on women in science.
  • Assess and evalute program.

Partners:
External Advisors
Scientists' Dept. Chairs

 

RECOGNITION & LEADERSHIP

  • Develop measures via interviews & surveys.
  • Develop/institute departmental initiatives to enhance recognition/leadership opportunities.
  • Assess and evalute initiatives.

Partners:
Provost's Office
Deans' Offices
Science Dept. Chairs

EDUCATION

  • Educate science departments & administration about gender schemas, subtle biases, and departmental gender disparities.
  • Develop a training manual.
  • Assess and evaluate training.

Partners:
Deans' Offices
Teaching Learning Center
Science Dept. Chairs

 

 

 

Equity Analysis & Reform

 

BENCHMARKS

  • Survey salaries, start-up packages, time in rank, grant support, and office/lab space for gender disparities.
  • Publish annual report of benchmarks.

Partners:
Provost's Office
Deans' Offices
Institutional Research
Human Resources

POLICIES

  • Review recruitment, retention, and promotion policies.
  • Establish/modify policies to ensure gender equity.

Partners:
President's Office
Provost's Office
Deans' Offices
Institutional Research
Human Resources
Science Dept. Chairs
Departmental Committee

RESOURCES & POWER

  • Develop measures via interviews and surveys.
  • Correct imbalances via new procedures.

Partners:
Provost's Office
Deans' Offices
External Advisors