2012 Forum Proceedings

Intersectionality as a Framework for Understanding Diverse Young Women’s Interest in Engineering
Monica Bruning, Jill Bystydzienski, Margaret Eisenhart
Iowa State University/The Ohio State University/University of Colorado-Boulder


A Focus Group Evaluation of an Academic Success Program and Support System for Transfer Students
Mary R. Anderson-Rowland, Armando A. Rodriguez, Lenay D. Dunn, Stefanie L. Leite
Arizona State University


A Model Healthcare and Engineering Outreach Program for Middle School Students
M. Julia Wiener, Ann Rundell, Jennifer L. Groh
Purdue University


A Systems Approach to Drive Engineering Inclusion
Jackie Sullivan, Beverly Louie
University of Colorado, Boulder


A Toolkit for Defining and Achieving Work-Life Satisfaction for Women in STEM
Association for Women in Science


A Women in Engineering Seminar Course for First-Year Engineering Students
Jennifer L. Groh, Beth M. Holloway
Purdue University

ADVANCing Women and STEM Faculty Members through Strategic Career Planning
Melissa Latimer, J. Kasi Jackson, Katie Stores
West Virginia University


Affecting Work-Life Friendly Policies and Programs for Institutional Transformation: Applying Sturm’s Architecture of Inclusion Framework to WISEST
Mo-Yin Tam; Manorama M. Khare; Jana L. Wichelecki
University of Illinois at Chicago


An Investigation of Engineering Students’ Achievement Goal Orientations in Relation to
Gender, Academic Level, Grades, Self-efficacy, and Desire to Pursue a Career in Engineering
Kathleen Casto, Olga Pierrakos, Robin D. Anderson, and Heather Watson
James Madison University


Applying Research and Theory to Your Outreach, Recruitment and Retention Activities For Girls & Women in Engineering
Julie P. Martin
Clemson University


Career theory connections to women's STEM career choices
Cecilia D. Craig
Druai Education Research


Communications Strategies to Increase Recruitment of Women to Engineering
Kathleen Baumgardner, Sandra Woods
Colorado State University


Compositional Effects on the Persistence of Women Engineering and Computer Science Undergraduates
Kaitlyn Bunker, Raven R. Rebb, Laura E. Brown, Gretchen L. Hein, Nilufer Onder, Leonard J. Bohmann
Michigan Technological University


Cross-Sector and Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations as Paths for Career Success for Women in Academic Science and Engineering
Marie Garland, Sharon Alestalo, and Shobha K. Bhatia
Syracuse University


Diversity Catalysts: Educating The STEM Community On The Way To Institutional Transformation
Klod Kokini, Patrice M. Buzzanell, Clint Chapple, Andrew Hirsch, Kathleen Howell
Purdue University


Engineering Global Solutions to Water Scarcity: A Model Outreach Program for Middle School Students
Rebecca A. Logsdon, Kasey M. Faust, M. Julia Wiener, and Jennifer L. Groh
Purdue University


Expanding The Engineering Pathway for Underrepresented Minority Students
Aileen Walter/div>
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering


External Faculty Mentoring: A Promising Program
Rebecca Craft, Gretal Leibnitz/div>
Washington State University


From Advancing Women in Science and Engineering to Advancing Diversity at Virginia Tech: AdvanceVT’s Annual Workshop
Peggy Layne
Virginia Tech


From Research to Practice and Back Again (Workshop)
Barbara Bogue, Elizabeth T. Cady, Beverly Louie, Jennifer Scott, Betty Shanahan, Jacquelyn Sullivan


GEM - Girls Engineer Maine
Sheila Pendse
University of Maine


Getting Results from Outreach Investment
Barbara Bogue, Betty Shanahan
The Pennsylvania State University/Society of Women Engineers


Growing the Pipeline: Engaging Middle School Students
Audrey Romonosky, Carlie Bower, Jennifer Vargus, Lora Alaniz


Growing the Representation of Women in Leadership: A Business Imperative IBM Microelectronics’ PowerUp Initiative
Mary Cretekos, Lisa Beilstein, Christine Dunbar, Kathleen Yanarella Hall, Dawn Hall, Scott Whelehan, Raymond Leduc, Scott R. McClure
IBM/Society of Women Engineers


How WIE Can Contribute Towards Research Career of Women
Sumithra Devi K.A., Andhe Dharani, Sandhya S
R.V. College of Engineering


Implementation of a Group Mentoring Program for Undergraduate Women in Engineering
Jennifer L. Groh
Purdue University


Institutional Transformation: Changing Shared Values to Change Behavior, or Changing Behavior to Change Shared Values?
Karen A. Froelich, Canan Bilen-Green
North Dakota State University


Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership: Regional Cooperation, Regional Progress
Diana Bilimoria, Amanda Shaffer, and Lynn T. Singer
Case Western Reserve University


Learning from Leavers and Stayers: Survey Assessment Findings to Enhance Women’s Retention in Engineering
Beverly Louie, Jordan Hornback, Daniel Knight
University of Colorado, Boulder


Leveraging Social Network Data to Support Faculty Mentoring: Best Practices from NJIT Advance
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, Regina Collins, *Anatoliy Gruzd, Mingzhu Zhu, Brook Wu, Katia Passerini
NJ Institute of Technology (NJIT)/*Dalhousie University


Making Research Results Useful and Usable
Pat Campbell, Amy Rogers, Susan Metz, Kimberly Douglas-Mankin


Negotiation Basics and Tips from the Trenches (Panel)
Jenna Carpenter, Bev Watford,  Cindy Pederson, Linda Snow-Solum, Laura Bottomley
Louisiana Tech University,  Virginia Tech, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockwell Collins, North Carolina State University


New Ideas from the ADVANCE Community: Using a Dialogical Change Process and Strategic Planning to Diversify Academic Departments
Jim Nolan, J. Kasi Jackson, Melissa Latimer, Leslie Tower, Awilda Borres*
West Virginia University / Ventura LTD*


Opting into Leadership: Finding a parsimonious model
Dr. Heidi Grappendorf, Dr. Mary Wyer
North Carolina State University


Organisational culture and successful women leadership in Science, Engineering and Technology
Felizitas Sagebiel, Victoria Showunmi
University of Wuppertal, University of London


Overview of ABET and How to Position your WIE Programs to Support ABET Program Accreditation
Karan Watson, Joseph L. Sussman
Texas A&M University/ABET


Peer Mentoring: A New and Intentional Look at an Old Favorite
Susan Martin
University of Maryland Baltimore County


Realizing The Impact Of Mentoring Policies & Best Practices: Empowering Early Career Academic Researchers To Utilize Mentoring Relationships To Achieve Important Professional Milestones
Melissa McDaniels
Michigan State University


Realizing The Impact Of Mentoring Policies & Best Practices: Empowering Early Career Academic Researchers To Utilize Mentoring Relationships To Achieve Important Professional Milestones
Melissa McDaniels
Michigan State University


Reducing the Bottleneck … Breaking the Bottle! Addressing the Recruitment of Postdocs through Best Practices of AGEP and ADVANCE Horizons Programs
Autumn M. Reed and Renetta G. Tull
University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Searching for Excellence: Effective and Efficient Search Practices
Canan Bilen-Green, Karen A. Froelich, Sandra Holbrook
North Dakota State University


Sharing Significant Stories:Dissemination of the Women’s History In Michigan Science and Engineering Oral Histories
Dejah Rubel
University of Michigan


Stemming Academic and Corporate Tides: Climate and Cultural Impacts and Promising Practices for Recruiting, Retaining and Advancing Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) - Workshop
Diana Bilimoria, Jenna Carpenter, Manorama Khare, Gretal Leibnitz, Romila Singh


Strategic Use of Multiple Data Sources & Evaluation Processes to Facilitate Institutional Change
Theodore Curry, Paulette Granberry-Russell, Tiffeny Jimenez, Jodi Linley, Clare Luz, Melissa McDaniels, Estelle McGroarty, Tamara Reid-Bush, Mark Roehling, Rene Stewart O’Neal & Kim Wilcox
Michigan State University


Talk to Me and ENGAGE: Improving Faculty-Student Interaction from Both Sides of the Lectern
Diane Matt, Susan Metz, Bev Louie, Brenda Hart
WEPAN/Stevens Institute of Technology/University of Colorado, Boulder/University of Louisville


Technical to Management: Career Choices
Jessica Eidem, Kristi Dick


The NASA Learning Experience for Elementary School Girls – Offering Professional Development that Incorporates an Advocacy Model for K-12 Educators
Lily G. Gossage, Panadda Marayong, and Kim-Phuong L. Vu
California State University, Long Beach


The Practicalities of Putting Research into Practice: Evidence from the Project to Assess Climate in Engineering
Elizabeth Litzler, Laura Bottomley, Paige Smith
University of Washington, North Carolina State University, University of Maryland


The Strategic Oversight Committee: A Best Practice for Faculty Hiring and Diversity
Klod Kokini
Purdue University


The Technovation Challenge: Increasing Girls’ Interest in Computer Science, Technology, Careers, and Entrepreneurship
Jeri Countryman, Dara Olmsted


The Yin and Yang of Sponsorship and Fundraising (Panel)
Christy Honigman, Tim Carson, Wayne Robinson, Beth Holloway, Laura Bistrek
WEPAN/Rockwell Collins/Nucor/Purdue University/University of Dayton


Transforming Virginia Tech: Lessons Learned from AdvanceVT
Peggy Layne
Virginia Tech


Using K-12 Community Outreach as a Retention Device (Workshop)
Veronica Arreola, Sarah Shirk
University of Illinois at Chicago


Using Outreach Programs to Increase Interest in Computing Majors
Alka Harriger, Weiwei Cao
Purdue University


Welding Bird Feeders: A Comprehensive Community Service Mini-Project for 8th Grade Students
Shawna Fletcher, Jennifer Conrad, Kimberly Rygielski, Gretchen White, Elizabeth Thomas, Christopher Lowe
The Ohio State University/ The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Franklin Park Conservatory


Women in Engineering Program Assessment from A to Z
Karen Zunkel, Carol Heaverlo
Iowa State University


Women STEM Faculty at Ohio State University: Resource Allocation and Department Climate
Joan M. Herbers and Anand Desai
The Ohio State University