Spotlight on the Women of Color Engineering Collaborative (WCEC)
The Women of Color Engineering Collaborative (WCEC) is a collective entity of over twenty leading STEM-focused organizations dedicated to providing organizations with resources to create a supportive, encouraging, and inclusive environment for women of color in engineering.
2022-2023 President: Beth Anne Johnson
Beth Anne Johnson, the associate director of Clemson University’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program, is this year’s President of the WEPAN Board of Directors, who are responsible for defining WEPAN’s mission and for providing overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization.
Spotlight on TIP, the NSF Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, TIP, advances use-inspired and translational research in all fields of science and engineering, giving rise to new industries and engaging all Americans — regardless of background or location — in the pursuit of new, high-wage jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
30 for 30 Profile: Texas A&M Women in Engineering Program
The Women in Engineering (WE) program is a collegewide effort to create an inclusive environment at Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering. WE’s goal is to eliminate the underrepresentation of women by engaging students, professionals and advocates who support the advancement of women in engineering majors, the workforce and academic careers.
30 for 30 Profile: UC-Irvine Stacey Nicholas Office of Access & Inclusion
The University of California, Irvine’s Stacey Nicholas Office of Access & Inclusion (OAI) is a joint office between the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, created in 2014 to recruit, retain, and graduate talented students from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented in engineering and information and computer sciences.
30 for 30 Profile: University of Dayton School of Engineering Women Engineering Program
The University of Dayton School of Engineering Women Engineering Program (WEP) is committed to providing women engineering students with opportunities for networking, service and academic growth, as well as social activities to bring them and fellow students closer.
30 for 30 Profile: The OSU College of Engineering Women in Engineering Program
The Ohio State University College of Engineering Diversity, Outreach & Inclusion Women in Engineering (WiE) program is a comprehensive, multi-faceted program that assists the College with the recruitment, retention, motivation, and graduation of all women engineering students.
30 for 30 Profile: Michigan State University Women in Engineering Program
The Women in Engineering (WIE) program at the Michigan State University College of Engineering provides resources, services, and a positive environment to enable the success of women engineering students in their academic and professional pursuits.
WEPAN 30 for 30: University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Engineering, the only engineering college in Nebraska, has a unique role as the singular intellectual and cultural resource for engineering instruction, research, and outreach in the state.
WEPAN 30 for 30: NC State Women and Minority Engineering Program
The Women and Minority Engineering Program (WMEP) at the North Carolina State University (NC State) College of Engineering focuses on ensuring a diverse student body by providing community building and engagement, academic support and professional development through several activities to ensure an inclusive environment for all students.
Congratulations to WEPAN Institutional Members taking part in NSF I-Corps Hubs
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently launched five Hubs across the country as the next stage of the I-Corps program, which trains scientists and engineers to carry their promising ideas and technologies beyond the university and into the marketplace to benefit society.
30 for 30 Profile: Purdue University Women in Engineering Program
The Women in Engineering Program at Purdue University College of Engineering is dedicated to enriching the profession of engineering through the full participation of women, and develops and directs activities that provide encouragement for girls and young women to study engineering, information about careers and companies, and an environment conducive to the successful completion of students' studies.
Looking for reviewers for an $18.4M NSF grant supporting ASEE eFellows
Dr. Jacqueline El-Sayed, the Chief Academic Officer and Managing Director for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and WEPAN treasurer, received an $18.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the ASEE’s eFellows engineering postdoctoral fellowship program.
30 for 30 Profile: UT Austin Women in Engineering Program
Established in 1991 by women engineering faculty at the University of Texas at Austin, the Women in Engineering Program (WEP) connects students, educators and professionals to the world of engineering through recruitment initiatives, supportive structures and educational services to promote the success and advancement of women in engineering.
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Margaret Bailey
If we could sum up Dr. Margaret Bailey's work in just a few words, it would be "passion driving programs." Passion to improve the environment for women students and faculty in engineering fields has motivated Dr. Margaret Bailey to put action behind her passion.
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Vince Bertram
Dr. Vince Bertram, President and CEO of Project Lead The Way, is a passionate voice for improving education to inspire students in areas that will positively affect their lives, their decisions, and their careers, not to mention our country's workforce and economy as a result.
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Norman Fortenberry
"The process is important because it does take a lot of persistence to become an engineer, but we need to let people know why that is important-the great problems of today's world are solved by engineers." Insightful words spoken by a man who was destined to become an engineer, and who is spending his life improving engineering education with the hopes of changing the face of engineering.
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Cori Lathan
Take one woman with multiple higher education degrees in difficult and male-dominated fields, add a highly successful and recognized career as an engineer and entrepreneur, top it all off with founding influential programs and serving on boards with life-changing missions, and what do you get?
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Maria Klawe
When someone is the president of a prestigious science and engineering college, a renowned mathematician, an accomplished artist, and one of only two women on the Microsoft Board, you might assume she may be just a bit difficult to schedule time with or even perhaps a bit aloof.
Leading the Way: A Conversation with Belle Wei
"Unfortunately there is somewhat of a culture of exclusivity in engineering, the implication that lesser mortals need not apply," says Dr. Belle Wei, recently named Provost and Academic Vice President of California State University, Chico, and former engineering dean of San Jose State University.