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Funded through a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (NSF 1209115), with additional support provided by the university, AdvanceRIT is a long-term, multi-faceted project designed to increase and advance women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines at RIT. Additionally, the project examines the unique challenges experienced by women faculty of color and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing faculty, and adapts interventions to address the needs of these key sub-populations. 

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Helping to End Gender Bias with Advocates & Allies

Helping to End Gender Bias with Advocates & Allies

Gender equity is not just a women’s issue, said Marcos Esterman, and he is part of a campus group that believes it is attainable if men and women work together.

Esterman is a member of Advocates & Allies, a new campus program in which male colleagues help improve campus culture overall and support advancement of female faculty.

With women underrepresented nationally in...

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RIT Mentioned in GoodCall

RIT Mentioned in GoodCall

Hidden Figures, the just-released movie, highlights the roles of three black female mathematicians (human computers) working at NASA who helped win the Space Race. At one time, computer science was originally a female-dominated area, and computing was considered “women’s work.” Fast forward to 2017 and women in computer science aren’t common.

The number of women receiving ...

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