NPA ADVANCE: From Postdoc to Faculty: Transition Issues for Women Scientists is a project to foster the transition of women postdocs into the professoriate. Supported by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE program, the project will adapt and disseminate promising institutional practices for assisting women scientists and engineers in making this transition. The NPA will draw on successful models from both past ADVANCE programs as well as from the postdoctoral community, then adapt and promote them through various avenues.
Project activities include:
Principal Investigator: Cathee Johnson Phillips, NPA Executive Director
Project Manager: Kathleen Flint Ehm, NPA Project Manager
Project Evaluator: Laura Kramer, Kramer Consulting
Project Advisory Committee:
Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, Director, Postdoctoral Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jabbar Bennett, Assistant Dean, Recruiting and Professional Development, Brown University
Daryl Chubin, Program Director, Center for Advancing Science and Engineering Capacity, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Lisa Frehill, Executive Director, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology
Donna Ginther, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Kansas
Janet Bandows Koster, Executive Director, Association for Women in Science
Linda Siebert-Rapoport, Director, WISEST (Women in Science & Engineering System Transformation), University of Illinois at Chicago
Hui Zhao, Senior Data Analyst, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0819994, via an ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) Award. The goal of the ADVANCE program is to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science, technology and engineering careers. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.