The increase in women faculty is no accident; it’s the result of a commitment to diversity in the department. “When I was hired in 1998, I was one of two women in ECE,” says Philip …
Women are gaining ground in STEM fields at UW-Madison, and pulling up those behind them.
Finding Yourself in STEM (FYIS), an initiative launched in the spring 2018, semester through the UW Madison Libraries and BioCommons, was aimed to give underrepresented students in STEM a chance to meet, discuss difference and …
A passionate advocate for women and minorities in the sciences, Handelsman co-founded UW’s Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) and founded the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, which aims to increase diversity in …
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“Women in Science Get a Major Boost From NSF, UW–Madison.” Wisconsin Week. October 19, 2001.
Women in Engineering Pro-Active Network (WEPAN) “Women in Engineering Program Award.” 2011.
Sheridan, Jennifer; Molly Carnes; and Amy Wendt. August 2015. “WISELI Annual Report of Center Activities, July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.”