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Best Practices Workshops

Best Practices Workshops feature leaders in various academic fields to share insights and facilitate workshops to engage the community of faculty and administration in the top-down process of change.

Speakers include previous ADVANCE program directors and administrators, leaders in industry and local organizations (e.g., Procter and Gamble, GE) that promote equity and diversity in their organizations and scholars specializing in broadening participation of underrepresented groups in the STEM disciplines.


2015-16 Best Practices Speakers

  • KerryAnn O'Meara, Nov. 17-18, Equity-Minded Reform in Academic Reward Systems: Supporting Diverse Faculty and Diverse Forms of Scholarship
  • Juan Gilbert, Jan. 27-28, Recruiting Diverse Faculty
  • Lynn Gordon, March 10-11, Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine

2014-15 Best Practices Speakers

2013-14 Best Practices Speakers

  • Catherine Morrison, Oct 22, Negotiation & Conflict Management
  • Diane Halpern, April 3, Gender & STEM Education

2012-13 Best Practices Speaker

  • Scott Page, April 8, LEAF Kickoff Event