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Louis Stokes Midwest Center for Excellence (LSMCE) Broaden Participation in STEM

Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence is a National Science Foundation-funded project whose mission is to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

This channel contains videos for faculty and mentors of URM students to create learning programs and environments that support their mission.

Online Mentoring as an Extracurricular Measure to Encourage Talented Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics): An Empirical Study of One-on-One Versus Group Mentoring

Source: Gifted Child Quarterly, 61(3), 239–249.​

Author(s): Stoeger, H., Hopp, M., & Ziegler, A.

Academic Self-Efficacy and Performance of Underrepresented STEM Majors: Gender, Ethnic, and Social Class Patterns

SourceAnalyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 13(1), 347–369.

Author(s): MacPhee, D., Farro, S., & Canetto, S. S

The Effectiveness of a One-Year Online Mentoring Program for Girls in STEM

SourceComputers & Education, 69, 408–418.

Author(s): Stoeger, H., Duan, X., Schirner, S., Greindl, T., & Ziegler, A.

Changing Institutional Culture through Peer Mentoring of Women STEM Faculty

SourceInnovative Higher Education, 40(2), 143–157.

Author(s): Thomas, N., Bystydzienski, J., & Desai, A.

Mentoring Women of Color, Particularly in STEM

SourceMentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 24(5), 341–345.

Author(s): Irby, B. J., Boswell, J., Hewitt, K. K., Lynch, J., & Abdelrahman, N.​

In this issue of Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, there are authors from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Spain, and the United States (California, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Tennessee). Though all papers in this issue are not related specifically to mentoring women, two are; therefore, this introduction is on just that—mentoring women. 

 

In Their Own Words: Elizabeth Yanik

Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Yanik, professor of mathematics, Emporia State University, Kansas, (PAESMEM 2004), talks about the importance of women and Hispanic role models in STEM, particularly in rural areas.

Professors Are Prejudiced Too

This article, published in the journal, Psycholgical Science, examined the willingness of professors to mentor prospective doctoral students. Here is the abstract:

2014 National Mentoring Month Google+ Hangout with PAESMEM recipients

During National Mentoring Month, NSF sponsored a Google+ Hangout on STEM mentoring. Maria Zacharias interviewed several PAESMEM recipients, as well as Fae Jencks, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and NSF Assistant Director Joan Ferrini-Mundy, who leads the Education and Human Resources directorate.

Million Women Mentors

"Million Women Mentors is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields."

Consider taking the "pledge", and check out the calendar of events, which includes several webinars during National Mentoring Month.

Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Handbook for Women in STEM

Mentorship practice has been part of the human experience since the Golden Age of Greece. Engaging with a mentor as a way to learn and achieve one's full potential is an ancient and respected practice. Getting the Most out of your Mentoring Relationships overviews and gives perspectives on a variety of topics and  issues relating to being mentored in the diverse fields encompassed by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are laid out in an easy-to-scan format.

WEPAN Knowledge Center

The WEPAN Knowledge Center (WKC) provides a publicly accessible tool for accessing information related to women in STEM and a professional networking platform for registered users.

The goal of the WKC is to increase the number, scope, and effectiveness of initiatives to recruit, retain, and advance women in STEM. Excellent research on women in STEM exists. Unfortunately, publications are scattered across many journals and numerous disciplines, making it difficult for faculty, administrators and leaders to put research into practice.

Expanding underrepresented minority participation: America’s science and technology talent at the crossroads

Committee on Science Engineering and Public Policy (COSEP). 2011. National Academies Press.

Mentoring for Engineering Academia II

Proceedings of a 2007 workshop at the Banff International Research Station. Editors: Robert Gray, Sheila Hemami, Eve Riskin, Rabab Ward, Suzanne Brainard, Pamela Cosman, Norman Fortenberry, Janet Rutledge, Telle Whitney.

Robert Gray is a 2002 PAESMEM awardee, and Suzanne Brainard is a 1998 awardee (representing the Women in Engineering Program at the University of Washington)