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Grants: 2011

Enhancing Communication and Use of Information in Engineering

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Contact: William Oakes, 765-494-3892,
Enhance incorporation of ongoing communication skill development within the EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) program
Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: Steven Blair, 801-585-6157,
Web-based dissemination of engineering communications tools and strategies in the context of capstone design courses

Women in Engineering

Arbutus Middle School, Arbutus, MD
Contact - Michael Guarraia,
Afterschool program designed to provide a comprehensive overview of engineering culminating in the design and construction of kinetic sculptures
Baltimore Sun: Kinetic Sculpture Race participants show mettle with their pedals
Patch: Arbutus Students Design Mobile Bird's Nest

Citrus College, Glendora, CA
Contact: Lucia Riderer, 626-914-8763,
Multi-component program to increase the number of female students persisting in engineering prerequisite courses and transferring to a baccalaureate degree
2013 ASEE PSW Conference Proceedings (page 140)
Encourage and Engage Women in Engineering

Community Resource Volunteers, St Johns, MI
Contact: Bill Richards, 517-331-4620,
Increasing enrollment of women in engineering degree programs trough mentoring and linking with regional universities

EduTech, Jamaica Plain, MA
Contact: Maru Colbert, 617-272-4141,
STEM enrichment program for under-served girls
Engage Everyone: Building an Inclusive Climate for Diverse Communities of Women in STEM

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Rebecca Sellars, 575-646-6128,
"Wizards of Goddard Hall" - program to increase STEM participation among public school girls with disabilities
Wizards of Goddard Hall

Smith College, Northampton, MA
Contact: - Borjana Mikic, 413-585-7007,
Job shadowing by undergraduate women students to improve interest and retention in engineering
Presentation Slides, November 2012
Presentation PDF, February 2013

South African Women in Engineering, Cape Town, SA
Contact: Naadiya Moosajee, +27 (0)21 686 0414,
Recruit high potential girls into engineering through workshops, team building and mentoring in the "GirlEng" program

WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women), Wylie, TX
Contact: Unoma Okorafor, 979-574-3453,
STEM camp for junior secondary school African girls in Abuja, Nigeria
WAAW Foundation News

WEPAN, Denver, CO
Contact: Diane Matt, 303-871-4643,
Follow-up to a 2009 grant to disseminate the "Talk to Me" program, which seeks to improve faculty-student interactions, to 25 additional schools

Information Access in Developing Countries

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Contact: Marianne Gaunt, 732-932-7505,
Collaboration with the University of Liberia to implement the EAKO (Engineering Access to Knowledge Offline) system for access and use of important published engineering research


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