WEPAN webinars focus on topics relevant to creating inclusive cultures in engineering.
Our purpose is to convey understanding of key issues and to encourage participants to implement best practices that advance diverse communities of women in engineering in both academic and workplace settings.
Engineering Inclusive Teaching Series
Promoting Development of Alcohol-Related Research Through NIAAA SBIR/STTR Funding
Explore the NIAAA Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program, priority research interests, best practices for preparing a competitive application, upcoming funding opportunities, and other resources for small business grantees.
Listening Session: ProActively Impacting National Priorities through the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance
The Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA) empowers the engineering community to identify nascent opportunities and priorities for engineering-led innovative, high-impact, cross-domain research that addresses national, global and societal needs.
Joint WEPAN and ARC Network Webinar Series: Intersectionality, International Faculty and Inclusive Excellence
This session presented some of the findings based on interviews and focus groups concerning the perceptions of international faculty and panel speakers encouraging the importance of inclusive excellence in academia.
Research-based Recommendations for Creating an Inclusive Culture for Diversity and Equity in Engineering Education
The Research Institute for STEM Education (RISE) brings together a multi-disciplinary research team whose mission is to study the complex array of factors contributing to diverse students' successful academic experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors (STEM) in the United States.
Intersectional Identities and how this Influences Black Women’s Success in STEM fields
Despite the growing number of women and minorities in STEM occupations, underrepresentation of Black women in the STEM workforce persists as they hold only 2.4% and 2% of science and engineering jobs, respectively, though they make up 6.4% of the total population.
Changing Paradigms for Diversity in Undergraduate Engineering Education through Critical Cultural Research
The paradigm we bring to diversity and inclusion issues is important for how we think about, talk about, and act on them. The typical diversity paradigms can limit focus to the individual and limit attention to the sources outside of our control.
ASEE MIND: A Guide to Organizing and Hosting Inclusive Events
Last October, a group of researchers, educators and diversity experts met at Clemson for the working conference entitled, “Who’s Not at the Table?: Building Research Capacity for Underserved Communities in Engineering”.
Building Bridges from College to Career
Learn about a course, led jointly by a WEPAN university institutional member and a WEPAN corporate partner, that demonstrates how colleges of engineering and their corporate partners can join forces to make a significant impact on the successful transition of women students as they complete their engineering degree and move on to the workforce.
Creating a Positive Climate for Learning: Dealing with Incivility and Conflict in the Classroom
In this webinar faculty will learn how to mitigate conflict as it occurs within four relationship venues: student-student, student-faculty, faculty-student, and faculty-faculty.
The Power of Personal Vision: Linking Undergraduate Engineering Education and Professional Persistence
Small changes in classroom teaching can have a big impact on undergraduate engineering education and professional persistence and success, especially for women.
How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
In this publicly accessible "flipped" webinar pair from the Engineering Inclusive Teaching (EIT) project, learn HOW to apply research-based, best-practice teaching strategies to create engaging, motivating educational environments that encourage the persistence and success of all students, with special emphasis on diverse women and minority men in engineering!
You Can't Graduate Them If You Don't Admit Them
Is the University Admissions Process Gender Biased? We used statistical analyses to determine potential gender bias and advanced modeling techniques to predict student success. Our research findings informed and changed admissions criteria weightings. This webinar will review research methods and the process for working with Admissions.
Stereotype Threat and the Nature and Nurture of Intelligence
Dr. Joshua Aronson will discuss what psychologists have learned about how certain situations can make people less intelligent, and what we can do to counter the power of these situations to encourage the expression and the development of intelligent thought and academic achievement.
Identity & Persistence in STEM: Why it is Important to Think About How Women and Girls See Themselves
Identity as a scientist or engineer is emerging as a way of understanding research on interest, motivation, self-efficacy, and community support to provide a framework that supports persistence, especially for girls.