Gender Equity in STEM

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Our Gender Equity in STEM (GEM) initiatives seek to continue to expand University-wide initiatives and programs that focus on supporting a campus community collaboration towards creating allies for gender equity in STEM; STEM research by women; professional and leadership development for Gender Equity in STEM; and social support and belong for women in STEM.

To support this overall environmental change the Mather Center has launch a professional support and mentorship program for alumnae and community leaders in STEM; launch leadership development programs for women faculty and staff in STEM; delivered gender equity in STEM ally training for the CWRU community; expanded our research and travel grants for students to faculty and staff; and strengthened our collaboration and advocacy for women in STEM by partnering with other existing women and STEM programs on campus and serving as a meeting place and incubator for new programming for women and STEM at CWRU.

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Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER)

WISER is the student organization focused on creating a welcoming environment for all women in STEM programs here at CWRU.  

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PRISE provides women-aligned students with support to pursue entrepreneurship during their undergraduate years.

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eSTEAMed Scholars

eSTEAMed Scholars is the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women’s K-12 initiative, and it contains both one off outreach events as well as a larger, cohort based program for students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).

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STEM Allyship Training

The STEM Allyship Training Initiative seeks to train key STEM faculty members to be effective allies, helping to build a culture that is not only aware of our biases, but actively works against them.