Advance

Project Goals

Women ADVANCE at USM

Intermediate goal: Develop a systematic approach to addressing factors that have resulted in the underrepresentation of women at USM.

Long-term goal: Increase the representation and success of women faculty in STEM and Social Science disciplines at USM.

What is ADVANCE?

"ADVANCE encourages institutions of higher education and the broader  science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) community, including professional societies and other STEM related, not-for-profit organizations, to address various aspects of STEM academic culture and institutional structure that may differentially affect women faculty and academic administrators." (ADVANCE Brochure, pg 2)