Overview

Ming Shi Trammel, Ph.D.

Ming Shi Trammel, Ph.D.

Gretal Leibnitz, Ph.D AIM Network Founder/Director

Gretal Leibnitz, Ph.D.

   The Women of Color Allies and Partners Toolkit is designed to provide ADVANCE Implementation Mentors (AIM) Network members with novel tools to be active advocates and allies for STEM women of color at ADVANCE institutions, thus facilitating an academic culture shift in support of the recruitment, retention and advancement of all STEM faculty women.

The Women of Color Allies and Partners Toolkit includes:

  • Allies and Partners Webinar”–A recorded Allies and Project webinar co-hosted by the ADVANCE Implementation Mentors (AIM) Network and the Women in Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN)
    • National Data on Women of Color” –National data from the National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, and other resources on women of color in the academy
    • AIM-Allies-Powerpt-template-updated”—a portable PowerPoint Women of Color Allies and Partners Project presentation, From Barriers to Bridges: An ADVANCE Dialogues on Women of Color in the Academy and Forging Cross-Racial Alliances, to assist AIM Program Coordinators/ Directors in advocating for institutional change in support of recruitment, retention and advancement of STEM women faculty of color
    • Allies BLOG”—a BLOG modeling Cross-racial conversation and alliance building
    • Cross-racial Allies Skill-building” – Links to articles providing scenarios of cross-racial interactions to help identifying opportunities and apply ally skills
    • Global Beads Activity”—an example Diversity Exercise to compliment the “Portable Presentation”
    • References”—Include detailed reading list and research on Women of Color in the academy
    • Allies Speakers”—a list of speakers who offer presentations about cross-race alliance building and issues related to gender and intersectionality—especially as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines
    • AIM Network WOC Survey and Interview Results”— results of a brief survey of programs offered specifically for Women of Color at ADVANCE institutions and interviews with WOC