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2015

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Contact: Nadeane D. Howard, 614-292-9065, Howard.1149@osu.edu
Improving retention of females by empowering male students as allies within an engineering college


$19,500
Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Contact: Chrys Egan, 410-677-5436, cnegan@salisbury.edu
Create "Engineer Girl" computer engineering program to serve diverse Wicomico County, MD middle-school girls


$4,996
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Contact: Kristen Palumbo, 301-405-2150, kpalumbo@umd.edu
Expanded programming for Flexus, a living and learning community for female engineering students with the primary goal of increasing student retention


$11,000
YWCA NYC, New York, NY
Contact: Cristina Morais, 212-735-9708, cmorais@ywcany.org
Deeper focus on engineering for the Geek Girls Club STEM program


$15,000
2014

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Contact: Serita Acker, 864-656-7472, wserita@clemson.edu
Summer program for 9th-10th grade girls focusing on increased participation in math, using academic support, mentoring, professional development workshops and networking


$10,000
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
Contact: Jessica Ortiz, 201-253-1473, jortiz@lsc.org
Development and delivery of the Hands-On Technology (HOT) workshop series to at-risk female middle school students


$15,000
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Contact: Michele Oesch, 314-977-6814, moesch@slu.edu
Girls' Academy for Leadership and Engineering (GALE) program


$16,164
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Contact: Paula Ryan, 805-893-8129, info@isber.ucsb.edu
Outreach to low-income, first-generation, college-bound middle school girls to build excitement for engineering careers


$15,141
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Contact: Megan Rehberg, 937-229-2919, rehberg@udri.dayton.edu
Development of an engineering outreach program for middle school girls, including activity modules, teacher training, and a website for parents


$19,462
University of Maine, Orono, ME
Contact: Sheila Pendse, 207-581-2225, Sheila.pendse@maine.edu
Expansion of the SELF (Sustainable Energy Leaders for the Future) program which connects rural women to STEM careers in forest bio-products


$12,540
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Eve Riskin, 206-685-2313, riskin@uw.edu
WiSE-UP retention program to provide support and community-building opportunities to women engineering students early in the college experience


$15,000
2013

EduTech, Jamaica Plain, MA
Contact: Maru Colbert, 617-942-1054, edutech4snps@gmail.com
Phase III of the "Math is for Girls" program to further increase the number of girls and add an evaluation component


$14,800
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Contact: Jennifer Groh, 765-494-0758, jgroh@purdue.edu
Design, implementation and assessment of 3 different outreach programs for 6-8th grade girls
MORE:
http://www.girlsparc.com/


$15,000
Rutgers University, Brunswick, NJ
Contact: Elaine Zundl, 732-932-9197 ext 15, ezundl@echo.rutgers.edu
Douglass STEM Leadership Program, offering academic development, leadership opportunities and living-learning communities to help improve retention
MORE:
·Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering
·Understanding the Relationship between Living-Learning Communities and Self-efficacy of Women in Engineering


$21,000
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Contact: Melissa Dagley, 407-823-0040, Melissa.Dagley@ucf.edu
Support for mentors, networking and career-building events for the "Girls EXCELing in Math and Science" (GEMS) program


$16,000
University of Maine, Orono, ME
Contact: Sheila Pendse, 207-581-2225, Sheila.pendse@umit.maine.edu
Engaging female middle school students from rural communities in cutting-edge Forest BioProducts research programs and STEM careers


$12,940
University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
Contact: Wei (Vivien) Shi, 715-232-3298, shiw@uwstout.edu
Development of an active learning environment through a combination of project-based learning activities and mentoring to increase retention


$14,592
WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women), Wylie TX
Contact: Unoma Okorafor, 979-574-3453, unoma@waawfoundation.org
Expansion by 200% of STEM camps for African girls, teachers and female college fellows in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria


$18,600
2012

California State Univ., Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Contact: Jerry Yu, 657-278-7677
jyu@fullerton.edu
Implementing a "Women in Engineering Learning Community Program" to improve retention rates
MORE:
Women engineers receive Raytheon sponsorship


$12,500
Campus Middle School for Girls, Urbana, IL
Contact: Susan Linnemeyer, 217-359-9094,
linnemey@illinois.edu
GLEE: Girls Learning and Exploring Engineering program expansion to middle school


$8,771
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Contact: Kathy Rogers, kvr28@cornell.edu
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women's Group (CBEGWG) mentoring outreach project for rural girls
MORE:
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women's Goup Cornell University


$2,500
EduTech, Jamaica Plain, MA
Contact: Maru Colbert, 617-942-1054, edutech4snps@gmail.com
Expansion of "Math is for Girls" program to increase the number of girls and add sustainability


$14,800
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Contact: Abigail Richards, 406-994-5926,
arichards@coe.montana.edu
Community building intervention to increase retention of freshman college undergraduate females in engineering


$22,794
The Works (Museum), Bloomington, MN
Contact: Heather Lund, 952-848-4858, heather@theworks.org,
www.theworks.org
Expansion of "Girls Discover/Create" program of summer tech camps, workshops and seminars to serve additional girls and parents


$9,817
Wayne County Community College District, Detroit, MI
Contact: Jeromy Mason, 404-441-8041, jeromymason@hotmail.com; Brian Singleton, 313-496-2778, Bsingle1@wcccd.edu
Program to inspire and motivate female students to continue in engineering past community college and complete a BS engineering degree
MORE:
Chancellor's Weekend Memo (p. 3)


$20,000
2011

Arbutus Middle School, Arbutus, MD
Contact - Michael Guarraia,
mguarraia@bcps.org
Afterschool program designed to provide a comprehensive overview of engineering culminating in the design and construction of kinetic sculptures


$8,700
Citrus College, Glendora, CA
Contact: Lucia Riderer, 626-914-8763,
lriderer@citruscollege.edu
Multi-component program to increase the number of female students persisting in engineering prerequisite courses and transferring to a baccalaureate degree
MORE:
2013 ASEE PSW Conference Proceedings (page 140)
Encourage and Engage Women in Engineering


$18,851
Community Resource Volunteers, St Johns, MI
Contact: Bill Richards, 517-331-4620,
wpr1@juno.com
Increasing enrollment of women in engineering degree programs trough mentoring and linking with regional universities


$9,900
EduTech, Jamaica Plain, MA
Contact: Maru Colbert, 617-272-4141,
profsciwork@gmail.com
STEM enrichment program for under-served girls
MORE:
Engage Everyone: Building an Inclusive Climate for Diverse Communities of Women in STEM


$14,800
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Rebecca Sellars, 575-646-6128,
rsellars@ad.nmsu.edu
"Wizards of Goddard Hall" - program to increase STEM participation among public school girls with disabilities
MORE:
Wizards of Goddard Hall


$15,067
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Contact: - Borjana Mikic, 413-585-7007,
bmikic@smith.edu
Job shadowing by undergraduate women students to improve interest and retention in engineering
MORE:
Presentation Slides, November 2012
Presentation PDF, February 2013


$12,868
South African Women in Engineering, Cape Town, SA
Contact: Naadiya Moosajee, +27 (0)21 686 0414,
info@sawomeng.org.za
Recruit high potential girls into engineering through workshops, team building and mentoring in the "GirlEng" program


$15,957
WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women), Wylie, TX
Contact: Unoma Okorafor, 979-574-3453,
unoma@waawfoundation.org
STEM camp for junior secondary school African girls in Abuja, Nigeria
MORE:
WAAW Foundation News


$11,400
WEPAN, Denver, CO
Contact: Diane Matt, 303-871-4643,
dmatt@wepan.org
Follow-up to a 2009 grant to disseminate the "Talk to Me" program, which seeks to improve faculty-student interactions, to 25 additional schools


$20,000
2010

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Contact: Tirupalavanam Ganesh, 480-727-9375,
tganesh@asu.edu
Pilot program to study over a three-year period what works in increasing the number of women in engineering


$20,000
COSI: Center of Science and Industry,
Columbus, OH
Contact: Joan Harless, 614-228-2674,
jharless@mail.cosi.org
Girls Discover...Engineering!, a program that brings together middle school girls, practicing women engineers and undergraduate women engineering students


$15,000
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Contact: Dara Little, 815-753-9285,
dlittle@niu.edu
Re-design of freshman "Intro to Engineering" courses and supplements to make them more female-friendly


$15,444
Rochester Inst. of Technology, Rochester, NY
Contact: Elizabeth Dell, 585-475-2270,
emdmet@rit.edu
Analysis and enhancement of assessment tools used in existing outreach and retention efforts
MORE:
WE-IMPACT team publications


$10,000
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Contact: Tricia Berry, 512-471-5650,
tsberry@mail.utexas.edu
Initiative to build community, enhance outreach and recruitment, and develop leadership, career and communications skills for female engineering students
MORE:
Women in Engineering Program


$20,000
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Contact: Cara Poor, 509-335-4547,
cpoor@wsu.edu
Expand and improve the Women in Engineering Mentoring Program to increase retention
MORE:
WSU Mentorship Program


$17,689
2009

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Rebecca Sellars, 575-646-6128,
rsellars@nmsu.edu
Development of female-oriented programming to support enrichment activities that promote girls' interest in science and engineering
MORE:
Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA)


$25,000
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD
Contact: Liisa Franzen, 240-895-4282,
lefranzen@smcm.edu
Summer science camp for middle-school girls featuring hands-on enrichment activities


$7,000
University of Maine, Orono, ME
Contact: Chet Rock, PhD., PE, 207-581-2216,
Chet_Rock@umit.maine.edu
Partnership with 4-H Maine to provide "Engineering Awareness Days"


$9,959
WEPAN, Denver, CO
Contact: Diane Matt, 303-871-4642,
dmatt@wepan.org
Creation of an instructional unit to improve interactions between engineering faculty and women engineering students, and disseminate at 5 engineering schools


$20,000
2008

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Contact: Julie Martin Trenor, Ph.D., 864-656-2541,
jtrenor@clemson.edu
Development and national dissemination of adaptable research-based materials for recruiting and retaining female first generation college students in engineering
MORE:
Work in progress description;
Online article: The Role of Social Capital in the Experiences of Hispanic Women Engineering Majors


$24,950
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Contact: Jessica M. Kemp, Ph.D., 225-578-0092,
jmkemp@lsu.edu
Workshop series for engineering faculty that explores gender equity issues and the impact on retention of female engineering students


$11,925
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Contact: Geb Thomas, 319-335-5936,
Geb-Thomas@uiowa.edu
RoboGrrl – a summer day camp for junior high girls


$10,000
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Eve A. Riskin, Ph.D., 206-685-2313,
riskin@u.washington.edu
Development of a replicable model for university student-run outreach programs that encourage middle school girls to study engineering
MORE:
UW Women's Initiative


$24,997
2007

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Contact: Serita Acker, 864-656-0976,
wserita@clemson.edu
Introduces middle school girls to math, science and engineering in the "It's a Girl Thing" program


$16,000
North Kansas City Schools, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Amy Light, 816-413-5057,
alight@nkcsd.k12.mo.us
Increases participation in the ACE (Architecture, Construction & Engineering) Mentor program


$3,600
Northwestern University SWE, Evanston, IL
Contact: Kelly M. Luckasevic,
http://msgroups.tech.northwestern.edu/swe/
Summer Program for Girls organized by SWE (Society of Women Engineers) undergraduates


$6,400
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Contact: Douglas B. Cleary, Ph.D., P.E., 856-256-5325,
cleary@rowan.edu
Study of applicant pool data to improve recruitment efforts of female engineering students
MORE:
Analysis of Applicant Data to Improve Recruitment of Female and Underrepresented Engineering Students


$7,159
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Contact: Susan Staffin Metz, 201-216-8228,
smetz@stevens.edu
Adds qualitative data to the Project to Assess Climate Change in Engineering (PACE)
MORE:
PACE website


$25,457
The Works, Edina, MN
Contact: Kris Best, 952-848-4846,
kris@theworks.org
Hands-on exploration of engineering for middle school girls


$13,420
Zambia Research and Development Centre,
Lusaka, Zambia
Contact: Richard Silumbe+260-99-303567,
rsilumbe@zrdc.org
Establishes engineering information centers at select schools for access to ZRDC and encourages female student participation


$24,810
2006

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, East Hartford, CT
Contact: - Natalie Real, 860-282-4204,
www.ccat.us
Project to offer the PACE: Pursuing and Achieving Careers in Engineering program to at-risk and economically disadvantaged minority middle school girls


$15,000
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Contact: Stephanie Strange, 305-348-1635,
Stephanie.Strange@fiu.edu
Series of outreach programs and workshops to encourage middle school girls in engineering


$7,740
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
Contact: Eric Mazur, 617-495-8729,
mazur@physics.harvard.edu
Study of interactive teaching techniques to reduce the gender gap in engineering
MORE:
http://mazur-www.harvard.edu/publications.php?function=display&rowid=525;
http://mazur-www.harvard.edu/publications.php?function=display&rowid=538;
http://mazur-www.harvard.edu/publications.php?function=display&rowid=537;


$23,738
Headstart College, Cape Town, South Africa
Contact: Retha Roux, 021-448 1534,
retharoux@hotmail.com
Bridging education program offering intensive instruction in math and science to facilitate access to engineering for disadvantaged women


$17,000
Kid's Hope School Jipal, Plateau State, Nigeria
Contact: Katniyon Henry David, 08077233408,
kidshopeschool@yahoo.com
Mentoring project to recruit rural girls into engineering and technology courses involving training of mentors, providing educational materials and equipment


$8,088
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
Contact: Dr. Sherri Frizell, 936-857-2715,
ssfrizell@pvamu.edu
Identification of factors affecting the retention and attrition of African-American women in computer science and engineering
MORE:
A Preliminary Analysis of Factors Affecting the Persistence of African-American Females in Engineering Degree Programs;
Work in Progress – Reexamining the Problem of Engineering Persistence for African-American Female Students


$24,032
University of Evansville, Evansville, IN
Contact: Alicia Harris, 812-488-2272,
ak52@evansville.edu
Expanded programming for the "Options for Girls" summer camp


$14,755
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Contact: Julie Martin Trenor, Ph.D., 713-743-3299,
jmtrenor@uh.edu
Research on the affects of ethnicity and cultural background on female students' attitudes and retention in engineering majors
MORE:
Investigating the relations of ethnicity to female students' perceptions and intention to major in engineering using social cognitive theory


$20,650
2005

Greene County Career Center, Xenia, OH
Contact: Bob Kaiser, 937-879-3611,
bkaiser@fairborn.k12.oh.us
Program to excite girls about engineering using robots, rockets and race cars


$7,000
isisHawaii, Honolulu, HI
Contact: Lynn Fujioka, 808-988-1931,
lfujioka@isishawaii.org
Develop an online workshop pilot that helps students and parents understand the role of engineers


$5,000
Kettering University, Flint, MI
Contact: Betsy Homsher, 810-762-9540,
bhomsher@kettering.edu
Collaboration with Genesee county schools to create the Discovery program, a career-oriented series of workshops to encourage SMET participation
MORE:
Discover U - Funding Story 2005;
Discover U Overview


$20,000
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Contact: S. David Wu, 610-758-5308,
david.wu@lehigh.edu
Enhancements to the Summer CHOICES program, designed to increase the pipeline of women into engineering


$10,000
SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Contact: Napis Chongleuswarawong, 631-632-4134,
nchongleuswa@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
Expanded mentoring, student leadership and alumnae programs to augment WISE programming efforts


$16,000
University of Denver, Denver, CO
Contact: Ronald DeLyser, 303-871-2102
Expansion of the "Making of an Engineer" and "Making of a Scientist" programs


$10,000
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Suzanne Gage Brainard, 206-543-4810,
brainard@u.washington.edu
Research on the impact of merging WISE and MSEP programs on the retention of women in engineering


$25,022
2004

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact: Hasmik Gharibyan, 805-756-7068,
hghariby@calpoly.edu
Investigate why women avoid Computer Science in America compared to the former Soviet Union
MORE:
Gender Gap in Computer Science Does Not Exist in One Former Soviet Republic: Results of a Study (.pdf)


$20,000
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Contact: StanleyD. Mckenzie, Ph.D., 585-475-2392,
SDMPRO@rit.edu
Redesign of a workshop for incoming freshman women that highlights all engineering disciplines by having them build their own personal computer
MORE:
WE@RIT website


$11,500
Santa Clara Unified School District, Santa Clara, CA
Contact: Jocelyn Lee, 408-423-2109,
jlee@scusd.net
Expand the GAINS: Girls Achieving in Non-traditional Subjects program to additional schools and create a disseminate program


$20,000
2003

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Contact: Susan Agee, 215-895-5925,
susan-agee@drexel.edu
Outreach to the all-girls Springside School, focusing on the creation and implementation of an assessment tool to measure impact


$15,000
Girls Inc., New York, NY
Contact: Jenny Lindstrom, 212-509-2000 ext. 203,
www.girlsinc.org
"Thinking SMART," a national project to increase girls' skills and interest in science and engineering


$29,763
MentorNet, San Jose, CA
Contact: Carol B. Muller, Ph.D., 408-924-4061,
www.MentorNet.net
Evaluate the effectiveness of e-mentoring strategies for women of color in engineering and science


$15,500
Mercer University, Macon, GA
Contact: Dr. Joan Burtner, 478-301-4127,
burtner_j@mercer.edu
Retrospective study of freshmen engineering attitudes and persistence towards a college degree


$10,000
Mt Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Contact: Orin Hoffman, 413-538-2238,
ohoffman@mtholyoke.edu
Design and implementation of an intro to engineering course utilizing Lego Mindstorms, including community-based outreach to middle schools


$6,780
Persephone Productions, Washington, DC
Contact: Bonnie Erbe, 202-973-0079,
BonnieErbe@compuserve.com
Dissemination of award-winning segment of "To the Contrary" on women in engineering


$10,000
University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
Contact: Ray Umashankar, 520-621-8103,
rayu@email.arizona.edu
Rapid prototyping as an innovative, instructional, mentoring and recruitment tool for attracting middle-school girls to engineering


$20,000
Western Transportation Institute of Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Contact: Susan Gallagher, 406-994-6559,
sgallagher@coe.montana.edu
Encourage girls' awareness of engineering through interactive exploration of bridges and dams with women engineering students


$14,220
2002

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
Contact: Rosa M. Cano, 973-596-3550
Expansion of women in engineering and technology initiative-FEMME Program


$20,000
Nishnabotna Girl Scout Council, Council Bluffs, IA
Contact: Alyssa K. Kohler, 712-328-2338, http://www.girlscoutsncswi.org
Contribution towards programming, supplies, and equipment for "M PWR U", a weekly after-school program for 9th and 10th grade girls


$37,963
Persephone Productions, Washington, DC
Contact: Bonnie Erbe, 202-973-0079, BonnieErbe@compuserve.com
Segment of the PBS news analysis program "To the Contrary" featuring profiles of working women engineers, plus outreach to engineering schools


$47,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Contact: Terry Schmidt Adams, 508-831-5611, tadams@wpi.edu
GEMS Jr. -- introduces middle school girls to engineering through hands-on exploration


$6,050
2001

Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact: Julie Pandosh, 805-546-3279
"Expanding Your Horizons" workshop for 7-9th grade girls to encourage pursuit of math, science, technology and engineering


$7,500
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Contact: Francoise Piron, ing., francoise.prion@epfl.ch, and Sylvie Boulanger, dr ing., sboulanger@ksicom.ch
Sci/tech recruitment material for 12-15 year old girls, adapted to the Franco-European culture


$40,000
Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
Contact: Lori C. Bassman, 909-607-1250, lori_bassman@hmc.edu
Expansion of Partners in Engineering Problem Solving - PEPS program that trains high school science/math teachers across the nation in "hands-on" engineering methods


$12,037
Lima Tech College, Lima, OH
Contact: Dr. Cynthia Spiers, 419-995-8331
Girls in Engineering Career Kamp Opportunity (GECKO) to entice ninth and tenth grade females in rural areas to consider engineering


$14,900
Radio Bilingüe, Fresno, CA
Contact: Hugo Morales, 559-455-5777, http://www.radiobilingue.org
Production of radio broadcast "Latinos in Engineering" to educate Latinos about career opportunities in engineering


$52,650
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Contact: Evelyn F. Hanna, 732-445-2687, evelynh@rci.rutgers.edu
Summer programs designed to familiarize middle school girls with the various engineering disciplines and to instill a feeling of mathematical and scientific accomplishment


$16,923
SME Education Foundation, Dearborn, MI
Contact: Lynn M. Borg, 313-271-1500 ext. 1713
STEPS (Science Tech & Engineering Preview Summer) camp curriculum guide on CD-ROM


$18,233
Texas A & M University, College Station, TX
Contact: Tricia Draughn, 979,845-7200, Tricia@eapo.tamu.ude
Support for high school outreach program, first year orientation program, and second year retention program


$30,000
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Contact: David J. Ahlgren, Ph.D., 860-297-2517
Establish a one-year joint program with Swarthmore College as part of a coalition to connect outreach programs at leading liberal arts colleges that offer engineering degrees


$35,000
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Contact: Dr. Bevlee Watford, 540-7404
Increasing the yield rate of women engineering applicants by expanding a women's preview weekend program



$5,130
2000

FIRST Place, Manchester, NH
Contact: Cindy Abrams, 603-666-3906, 800-871-8326;
cabrams@usfirst.org
SharingFIRST, a website for access to engineering information, distance learning and collaborative problem-solving in support of recruiting young women to the FIRST robotics program


$74,000*
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Contact: K. Michelle Buckman, 404-894-6894,
michelle.buckman@dev.gatach.edu
Multimedia CDROM/website designed to provide a more updated image and understanding of engineering as a career choice


$70,587
Girls' Club of Allentown, Allentown, PA
Contact: Deborah Fries, 620-433-0093
Enhancing a summer program for inner-city girls to explore engineering and provide instructional computer classes


$5,000
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
Contact: Edith Assaff, 248-204-2312,
advancement@ltu.edu
Collaboration with the Michigan Metro Girl Scouts on a summer program to engage minority girls in math, engineering and science


$74,560*
MassPEP, Boston, MA
Contact: Lisa Ackerman, P.E., 781-275-0494,
dlackerman@earthlink.net
Training sessions for education professionals and workshops for parents to direct attention to the variety of choices women have today in engineering


$15,000
MentorNet, San Jose, CA
Contact: Peg Boyle Single, 408-924-4061,
mentor@email.sjsu.edu
Interactive web-based training modules for mentors and women students in support of MentorNet's nationwide e-mentoring program for engineering education


$63,875*
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Contact: Kauser Jahan, 856-256-5323,
jahan@rowan.edu
Workshop for attracting women into engineering renewal


$19,995
Santa Clara High School, Santa Clara, CA
Contact: Jocelyn Lee, 408-985-5900
Academic, college and career counseling for young women of color who are interested in pursuing careers in science and engineering


$20,000
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Suzanne Gage Brainard, 206-543-4810,
brainard@u.washington.edu
Two-year project to establish long-term collaborations with top engineering universities in Africa and build and disseminate a website in order to increase the pool of women


$174,988*
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Contact: Naomi Chesler, 802-656-0978,
nchesler@emba.uvm.edu
Development of a leadership training program for junior women faculty in engineering disciplines


$57,600*
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Contact: Denise Nicoletti, 508-831-5257,
nicolett@wpi.edu
Summer outreach program to generate interest and excitement about engineering and technology among young women


$10,000

1999

Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Contact: Jan DeWaters, 315-268-3791,
dewaters@northnet.org
Partnership program which attracts young women into engineering through a combination of mentoring, project-based learning activities, and exposure to local female professional engineers.


$20,000
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Contact: Cynthia Haller, 919-515-3866,
cindyh@unity.ncsu.edu
Enhancing the retention of women engineers through a team approach


$41,148
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Contact: Susan Staffin Metz, 201-216-5245,
smetz@stevens-tech.edu
Seminar and follow-up for middle school and high school guidance counselors to educate them about careers in engineering


$18,600
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
Contact: Jill S. Tietjen, P.E., 303-492-0083
Energy Education Workshop for Girls


$7,250
University of Texas, Austin, Austin, TX
Contact: Sherry E. Woods, Ed.D., 512-471-5650
WEP retention effort


$20,000

1998

Boston Society of Civil Engineers, Boston, MA
Contact: Lisa A. Ackerman, P.E., 781-275-0494,
http://www.engineers.org/bsces
Outreach programs that send engineers into schools as role models


$13,000
Cooper Union, New York, NY
Contact: Eleanor Baum, Ph.D., 212-353-4285
Women Engineers Breakthrough (WEB) program, a leadership training initiative for women engineers


$75,000
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Linda Ann Riley, 505-646-4923
Three industrial engineering experience modules directed at middle school girls


$30,440
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Contact: Barbara Bogue, 814-863-5790,
http://www.engr.psu.edu/wep
Hands-on orientation program for female students with networking and mentoring components


$75,000*
Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Troy, NY
Contact: Vicki Lynn, 518-276-6203
Workshop for high school girls on opening the way to careers in engineering


$18,090
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Contact: Kauser Jahan, Ph.D., P.E., 609-256-4609
Introducing engineering to female students through hands-on experiments and industrial plant trips


$35,521
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Contact: Julie Spoerre, Fran Harackiewicz, Lizette Chevalier, 618-453-7832
Development of materials addressing gender-equity techniques for high school science and math modules


$83,202*
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Contact: Jan Rinehart, 409-847-8887
http://www.tamu.edu/swe
SWE summer camp for fifty 7th and 8th grade girls to consider engineering as a career choice


$10,000
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Contact: Carla Trujillo, Ph.D., 510-643-6443,
carlat@coe.Berkeley.edu
Interactive Theater Project focused on creating a more equitable classroom learning environment


$73,020*
University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Urbana, IL
Contact: Susan A. Linnemeyer, 217-244-3517
Summer residential program for middle school girls to learn about engineering


$15,040
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Contact: Sandra Ingram, Ph.D., 204-474-9698,
ingram@cc.UManitoba.CA
Phase 2 of pilot study on gender and modes of collaboration in engineering


$15,000
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Contact: Cheryl Morris, 301-405-3931
One-week summer in engineering programs for 60 female high school students


$14,500
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Contact: Linda Swoboda, 402-472-3738
Multimedia technology approach to recruitment of women in engineering


$57,804
University of Texas at El Paso/University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Contact: Mary Besterfield-Sacre, 412-624-9836,
mbsacre@engrng.pitt.edu
http://www.engrng.pitt.edu/~outcomes
Multi-institutional benchmarking study of the effects of gender and ethnicity on retention success


$184,910*

1997

Catholic University, Washington, D.C.
Contact: Corinna (Cori) E. Lathan, Ph.D., 202-319-5095,
http://www.ee.cua.edu/~lathan/
Workshops for high school girls on opening the way to careers in engineering


$83,500*
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Contact: Cynthia Haller, 919-515-3866,
cindyh@unity.ncsu.edu
Enhancing the retention of women engineers through a team approach


$41,148
Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
Contact: Jane Z. Daniels, Ph.D., 765-494-3889
Program on retention of women in engineering


$9,099
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Contact: Jan Rinehart, 409-847-8887
http://www.tamu.edu/swe
Summer program for 7th and 8th grade girls to encourage pursuit of engineering


$6,000
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Contact: Sandra Ingram, Ph.D., 204-474-9698,
ingram@cc.UManitoba.CA
Study on gender and modes of collaboration in engineering


$10,000
University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD
Contact: Cheryl Morris, 301-405-3931
One-week summer in engineering programs for 60 female high school students


$13,500
University of Texas, Austin, Austin, TX
Contact: Sherry E. Woods, Ed.D., 512-471-5650
Project to increase the percentage of women who stay in engineering after their first year of study


$7,000
WEPAN Women in Engineering Programs and Advocate Network, Hoboken, NJ
Contact: Susan Staffin Metz, 201-216-5245,
smetz@stevens-tech.edu
Development of a national assessment tool for engineering institutions to improve the climate for women


$74,993
YWCA of the U.S.A., New York, NY
Contact: Prema Mathai-Davis, 212-273-7800
"TechGRRLS" program of events for high school girls to explore technical professions



*Represents a multi-year grant
$25,000

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